Global Investor Viewpoints

Global Investor Viewpoints

This event looked at the economic overview and macro trends affecting the US and Global Investment landscape over the next few months under the new administration.

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IOCs Looks to Startups for Ideas on Low Carbon Emission

August 20. 2021 The giant international oil companies are seeking solutions to their overdependence on fossil fuels. The British Petroleum Company, Exxon Mobil, And Chevron have taken bold steps to back their intentions with actions–they have invested heavily in startups that can develop long-lasting solutions to carbon activities. This decision to increase investments in their venture capital arm came due to pressure from stakeholders, government, and non-governmental organizations to drastically reduce carbon emissions. Reports have surfaced th...

Boeing to Spend Hundreds of Millions on Venture Capital Arm

August 16. 2021
Plans are on the way to spin off the venture capital arm of the Boeing company into a separate investment fund company and partner with another investment company. The plan to empower HorizonX to pace up its investment capacity was announced on Thursday, August 5, by the chief strategy officer, Mark Allen. According to him, “The partnership with AEI and future partners broadens our investor base, enables HorizonX to invest at a rapid pace, and gives Boeing access to more outside innovation than ever through this investment collaboration....

A Market Slump Is Not Turning Investors Away from Blockchain Startups

August 06. 2021 April 14, 2021, was supposed to be the day cryptocurrency fully enters the mainstream. On this day, the Coinbase IPO happened, and hype was morphing into reality. What else did skeptics need to confirm crypto’s acceptance by the masses when Bitcoin was soaring past $64,000 on this same day? Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange and the first crypto-focused entity to go public in the US. However, the problem is that the exchange’s shares were down 26.84% at writing compared to the IPO price. Also, Bitcoin was 39.41% in the hole rela...