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Untitled Ventures joins the scramble for Russian & Eastern European startups with a $118M warchest

Sorry Mr. Putin, but there’s a race on for Russian and Eastern European founders. And right now, those awful capitalists in the corrupt West are starting to out-gun the opposition! But seriously… only the other day a $100 million fund aimed at Russian speaking entrepreneurs appeared, and others are proliferating. Now, London-based Untitled Ventures plans…
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22 July 2021 0

AdTech startup Tomi raises Seed funding to make real estate ads perform as well as ecommerce

Industries like real estate, automotive, and financial services have long and offline sales cycles and digital advertising tends not to perform well in these areas. The conversion rates are low and because the real-world assets are offline the temptation of advertisers is to buy leads and clicks, which can inflate customer acquisition costs. People are…
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23 June 2021 0

XBRL News on a global sustainability standard, and Russia

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  Mohini Singh on the need for global sustainability standards In another great opinion piece from our Board, Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute and Treasurer of the XBRL International Board of Directors, writes…
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27 May 2021 0

Juul inventor’s Myst lands funding as institutional investors turn to China’s e-cigs

Over the past several years, institutional investors had largely shied away from China’s e-cigarette makers, an industry that was teeming with shoddy workshops and lacked regulatory oversight. But investors’ attitude is changing as China sets in motion its strictest ever regulation on electronic cigarettes. Myst Labs, a Chinese e-cigarette maker co-founded in 2019 by Chenyue…
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7 May 2021 0

XBRL News about central banks and data quality

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1 BIS Innovation Summit 2021: How can central banks innovate in the digital age? Hear from global leaders on key issues around cross-border and retail payments, central bank digital currencies, banking and the new digital ecosystem, decentralised finance, data,…
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22 April 2021 0