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By Tom Stein, VCJ Correspondent Children are often told to finish their plates because there are so many starving kids around the world. But what many people forget is that food waste is also terrible for the planet and a chief contributor to climate change.  Every year, the world produces about 4 billion tons of […]
Managers often complain that LPs ask for data but don’t do anything with it; investors say this is not the case.
The Special Administrative Region is hoping to lure managers from the Cayman Islands, which has been ramping up its tax transparency efforts and economic substance requirements.
A market source says family offices are likely to be the source for much of the capital raised for the St Louis firm's AgriFood Fund II.
By Tom Stein, VCJ Correspondent Amazon sent shockwaves through the supermarket industry when it purchased Whole Foods Market two years ago.   It further increased the pressure on traditional grocery chains by rolling out Amazon Go, a chain of convenience stores featuring cashier-less technology that eliminates checkout lines. Customers with the downloaded app simply walk in, […]
The hemp market will have to rely on venture capital to scale up in the short term, says Victory Hemp Foods founder Chad Rosen, who chats about the promise, peril and uncertainty defining the early life of the hemp market.
Affiliate publication Secondaries Investor reported in August that the VC-focused firm was targeting $600m for Fund IV, an 85% increase on the amount sought by its predecessor.
The alternative asset manager’s current CFO is retiring after 22 years with the firm.
Josh Mitnick, VCJ Correspondent Situated 7,400 miles from Silicon Valley and 5,000 miles from Shanghai, Israel’s tech ecosystem would seem far removed from the trade war between the US and China that has rattled the economies of two global superpowers.    But startups and venture investors here are feeling the fallout and scrambling to avoid getting caught in […]
Venture Capital Journal’s debut ranking of the 40 Rising Stars under 40 in the global venture community shows the up and comers are a diverse lot. Compiled and adjudicated by Marina Temkin, Rebecca Szkutak, Lawrence Aragon and Alastair Goldfisher.

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