Category: Finance

Top 4 tips when reaching out to investors

Raising capital is often both exciting and frustrating. Usually, the capital raise process begins with a single e-mail or phone-call made to a family member, friend or old colleague. The process can be extremely nerve-racking, especially if you don’t get an immediate response after sending out that initial set of emails. Here are several key…

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Clean Tech Industry

  Clean technology is the sector of products and services that reduce negative environmental impacts through a variety of means. In a recent Forbes article, it is claimed that businesses could gain $2.1 trillion by embracing low-carbon tech, by implementing environmentally-friendly manufacturing techniques, climate friendly products, and sustainable developments. Using Cyndx Finder, we ran a…

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Amazon’s Twitch acquired Social Network Bebo

Big Tech firms are increasingly penetrating many industries, hoping to either disrupt traditional protocol or ameliorate product offerings. Now Twitch, the streaming video platform owned by Amazon, has acquired Bebo, an early social media platform. The deal was made to be for $25M, and the two will be fundamental in building out Twitch’s esports business,…

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Brex and the Corporate Financing Market

Brex, the self-proclaimed “Smartest card in the Room”, has recently raised another $100M of capital, only 6 months after its last round of $125M. Notably, in the last 6 months, the San Francisco-based firm has risen from a fresh unicorn ($1.1bn valuation) to much more established firm with $2.6bn valuation. Brex primarily targets the business…

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