Startup Monday: Latest tech trends & news happening in the global startup ecosystem (Issue 61)

According to a report by industry grouping IVCA and EY, investments into startups by venture capital funds have halved to $1.6 billion across 82 deals in the month under review – which resulted in pulling down of the overall number. On the other hand, the report highlighted that in April this year, investments classified as those for ‘growth’ recorded a three-fold jump from the year-ago period to $ 2.8 billion.

Startup Monday: 10 news to follow this week in the global startup ecosystem (Issue 41–24 May 2021)

Forbes’ “30 Under 30” List Highlights the Future Leaders of Biotech. Across the field of science and health care, there are numerous up and coming stars all under the age of 30. In its 2020 “30 Under 30” list, Forbes highlights some of these future Movers & Shakers who are beginning to make their mark in the biopharma and healthcare industries.

How Early-Stage Startups Can Build Better Relationship With Investors.

In this Episode, HyeTech Minds hosts Sona Veziryan, Deputy Director at A Business Angel Network of Armenia (BANA).  BANA provides a platform for investors to meet and cooperate with their peers, as well as connect them with aspiring startups and entrepreneurs in need of investment and expertise.

Startup Monday Issue: 10 news to follow this week in the global startup ecosystem (Issue 36–19 April 2021)

Despite a challenging year in the cannabis industry, venture investors poured over $2.3 billion into cannabis startup in 2019, up from $1.5 billion in 2018.

Startup Monday Issue (Issue 35–12 April 2021): Latest tech trends and news happening in the global startup ecosystem!

 Global funding last quarter hit an all-time high, marking the first single quarter to reach above $100 billion, according to Crunchbase data. In the first quarter of 2021, global venture investments reached $125 billion, a 50 percent increase quarter over quarter and a whopping 94 percent increase year over year, Crunchbase data shows. 

Startup Monday: Latest tech trends and news happening in the global startup ecosystem! (Issue 31–15 March 2021)

Blockchain technology was mentioned for the first time ever in a draft of China’s national five-year policy plan, the final version of which was approved by lawmakers and advisers at the end of an annual political meeting on Thursday in Beijing. China’s 14th five-year plan outlines the country’s economic priorities and stressed that technology will play an increasingly important large role in the country’s top-down planning. Although China has banned the trading of cryptocurrencies, blockchain will play a key role in the country’s digital economy under President Xi Jinping.