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Medical Drone Delivery Startup Zipline Raises $190 Million In Funding
Healthcare drone delivery startup Zipline has raised $190 million in a new round of funding, taking its valuation to over $1 billion. The new funding will be used to further expand its reach across Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Americas. Zipline operates autonomous drones across remote areas that are hard to reach by road, airlifting medicines during emergencies.
Cryptocurrency History: From Satoshi And 1.0 To Blockchain 5.0
From the first mention of blockchain in 2008, this terms became an extremely hyped buzzword. It’s difficult to find a modern person that didn’t hear about crypto. However, blockchain is a less familiar idea for the overall audience as people prefer not to dive into the tech debris often. The catch is that proper knowledge about the described projects brings
Ann Arbor-Based Fintech Startup Clinc Raises $52M, Aims For 2022 IPO
FinTech, AI
Research and development surrounding the use of artificial intelligence has skyrocketed in the past few years, with advancements from big companies like Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 0.05% and Google GOOGL 0.04%. One tenacious player from the Midwest, Clinc Inc., is competing for the top spot in customer interaction and AI technology. What Happened The Ann Arbor-based startup announced Monday that it raised $52
Should You Buy, Hold, Or Sell Bitcoin? [Survey]
80% of panelists said the bitcoin price has gone up due to crypto-related announcements made at Consensus. bitcoin predicted to be worth USD$7,543 on June 1, 2019 and USD$9,659 on December 31, 2019 according to the average of our panel lists’ predictions. 40% of panelists think Bitcoin will exceed it’s all-time high price of around USD$20,000 in this bull run.
The Global Consequences of a Sino-American Cold War
What started as a trade war between the United States and China is quickly escalating into a death match for global economic, technological, and military dominance. If the two countries' leaders cannot manage the defining relationship of the twenty-first century responsibly, the entire world will bear the costs of their failure. NEW YORK – A few years ago, as part
PayPal Rejects Request To Enter Pakistan, At Least For Now
FinTech
raphaelsilva / Pixabay We’ve been hearing rumors about PayPal entering Pakistan for years now, but it sounds like that won’t happen, at least not any time soon. Pakistani officials have been trying to convince the payment processing company to come to their country for a long time, but their request has now officially been denied. However, they are apparently still
Self-Driving Startup Einride Deploys Cab-Less Electric Truck In Sweden
Einride, the Swedish autonomous trucking company, has successfully deployed its first cab-less, autonomous and fully electric truck for freight hauling in DB Schenker's facility in Jönköping, Sweden. Named the "T-pod," it will transport cargo between a warehouse and a terminal at the facility, as part of daily commercial operations. The cargo capacity of T-pod is 15 standard pallets and it
Why Volatility Could Be Worse
Russ discusses why volatility has not been more severe, even though growth has softened. With one Sunday afternoon tweet, President Trump reintroduced what had recently vanished from financial markets: volatility. By Thursday May 9th, the VIX Index, which measures implied volatility on the S&P 500, had reached a four-month high. With a trade deal with China now in doubt, or
Ping An’s OneConnect Gears up for Hong Kong IPO
Despite a challenging market for unicorns, Ping An’s fintech unit, OneConnect, has tapped several banks for a potential $1 billion IPO. According to Reuters, OneConnect has hired Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley to work on its public offering in Hong Kong. The company is looking to list as early as September and may file with the Hong Kong
The 2019 Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Hong Kong
Are you wondering how buyside fixed income heads are responding to recent political and regulatory changes? Are you curious about where we are on bond connect? Or the inclusion of China into global bond indices? The 2019 Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Hong Kong aims to answer those questions and more. This two-day event – organized by WBR Singapore –