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“Along the way, technologies are changing, the market is changing direction and sometimes, once a century or so, there is also an epidemic.”

The i3 Equity Partners fund is not afraid to take high-risk investments, provided the company has the potential to change the rules of the game and create a competency gap that will make it more difficult for competitors. Meanwhile, Adam Fischer of Bessemer and Ille Waldman of Melanox are boasting…

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The coronavirus crisis takes its toll on fintech companies: funding rounds drop to their lowest level in 3 years

The uncertainty generated by the COVID-19 crisis is evident in the economy and in the movements of investors. In a scenario where nobody knows exactly what is going to happen, money moves wisely. This has been noticed in the rounds of financing of fintech, one of the most attractive sectors…

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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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Finonch startup LimonX launches private sale of its token to accelerate the deployment of its service in Europe

Founded in January 2018 by Blockchain enthusiasts, LimonX began as a platform where users could exchange their cryptocurrencies for Amazon gift cards. A year later it has expanded its partnerships with hundreds of brands such as Amazon, Apple or Steam and includes new features such as prepaid cards. Initially LimonX…

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