Indonesia e-commerce leader Tokopedia raises $1.1B from Alibaba and SoftBanks Vision Fund
December 25, 2018

Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia is the latest startup to enter the Vision Fund after it raised $1.1 billion Series G round led by the SoftBank megafund and Alibaba.

SoftBank and Alibaba are existing investors in the business — the Chinese Continue reading

Silicon Valleys sovereign wealth problem
November 22, 2018

It’s time to bring the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money from out into the open. Following recent revelations into Saudi Arabia’s extensive Continue reading

Donald Trump says ‘rogue killers’ may have murdered Khashoggi
November 12, 2018

US presidents remarks come as Turkish investigators finally get access to Saudi consulate

Donald Trump has speculated that rogue killers may have been responsible for the presumed death of Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkish investigators finally gained access to the Saudi Continue reading

US treasury secretary wavers over Saudi trip after Khashoggi disappearance
October 22, 2018

Steve Mnuchin is second-guessing attending economic conference after claims that Saudi assassins killed journalist

US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday was second-guessing his stated intention to attend an economic conference in Saudi Arabia, following the disappearance of journalist Jamal Continue reading