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Wiser has created a specially tailored email digest to help you stay up-to-date with the latest private equity news. It contains articles from the best sources on the internet. Private equity is a market that continues to grow as investors increasingly seek opportunities that offer better returns than other forms of investment. Private equity companies make investments in business that are not listed on the stock market, or investments that result in a business being de-listed. They then work to improve and develop the company to either sell it at a profit or institute an IPO. Venture capital investments and growth investments are two categories of private equity investments that are continuing to grow. The free Wiser private equity news email brings you the latest information on the industry, including analysis and details of recent buyouts or exits. The articles come from the best resources on the internet and are delivered in an easy to read format.

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Startups like SaleBhai, Sagoon raise capital from customers
The Economic Times of India • Supraja Srinivasan
Helion's Rahul Chandra floats a $100-million venture capital
The Economic Times of India
RPT-Fosun, others eye Australia's Origin Energy gas assets worth $1.5 bln-sources
Reuters
In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy
The New York Times • Amy Qin
European ‘carve-out’ deals set to rise this year
Financial Times
Brookfield Asset Management in talks to buy towers of Idea, Vodafone
The Economic Times of India • Devina Sengupta
Berggruen Holdings invests Rs 200 crore more in Keys Hotels
The Economic Times of India • Anumeha Chaturvedi
Startup fund looks for fresh capital infusion
The Economic Times of India • Ruchika Chitravanshi
Why Lean Startup Training Is Not Enough
Forbes • Contributor, Tendayi Viki
Why You Should Keep Funding Kickstarter Projects That Don’t Deliver
Wired • Marc Barros
 
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Entrepreneurship, Finance
Startups like SaleBhai, Sagoon raise capital from customers
The Economic Times of IndiaSupraja Srinivasan
MUMBAI: Some investors may have become wary and tight-fisted over the past year, but startups have discovered they can always turn to their customers for funds. Last year, SaleBhai, an online marketplace for sweets and snacks, raised Rs 25 crore from customers...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Helion's Rahul Chandra floats a $100-million venture capital
The Economic Times of India
BENGALURU: Helion Venture Partners' managing director Rahul Chandra has floated a new venture capital called Unitary Helion, which is planning to raise a $100-million fund focused on deals in the financial technology space. The move comes as Helion Venture Partners, which raised...
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Bank of America, Energy & Utilities
RPT-Fosun, others eye Australia's Origin Energy gas assets worth $1.5 bln-sources
Reuters
(Repeats item issued earlier, with no change to text) * Lattice sale would be top Australian oil, gas deal since 2015 * Private equity seen circling * Origin favours IPO, but analysts see trade sale as less risky By Sonali Paul and...
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Airbnb Inc, Entrepreneurship
In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy
The New York TimesAmy Qin
BEIJING — China may be oversharing. First, a brutal and costly ride-hailing war drove Uber out of the country. Then a boom in bike-sharing blanketed city streets with unused bicycles. Today, Chinese start-ups want to share umbrellas, concrete mixers and mobile phone...
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Finance, Investment Industry
European ‘carve-out’ deals set to rise this year
Financial Times
Pressure on CEOs to focus on core business and private equity appetite expected to drive volumes
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Investment Industry, Mobile Phones
Brookfield Asset Management in talks to buy towers of Idea, Vodafone
The Economic Times of IndiaDevina Sengupta
MUMBAI: Canadian alternative asset manager Brookfield Asset Management is in advanced talks with Idea CellularBSE 0.31 % and Vodafone India to buy the standalone telecom towers business of the two mobile phone companies in a combined deal, three people familiar with the...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Berggruen Holdings invests Rs 200 crore more in Keys Hotels
The Economic Times of IndiaAnumeha Chaturvedi
NEW DELHI: Berggruen Holdings, a $2-billion private equity and venture capital firm founded by billionaire investor Nicholas Berggruen, has invested Rs 200 crore in a fresh round in Indian mid-market chain Keys Hotels. Berggruen Holdings is owner of Berggruen Hotels in India,...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Startup fund looks for fresh capital infusion
The Economic Times of IndiaRuchika Chitravanshi
NEW DELHI: The Fund of Funds (FoF) created by the government for pumping money into startups is in need of a fresh infusion. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), which is the nodal department for managing the fund, has asked...
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Entrepreneurship, Private Equity
Why Lean Startup Training Is Not Enough
ForbesContributor, Tendayi Viki
Meet The Woman Behind Beauty Brand IT Cosmetics The Lean Startup began as a grassroots movement that took root within the startup ecosystem. Over the last decade, the movement has developed a powerful toolbox of techniques and methods that help innovators navigate...
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Economic Policy, Entrepreneurship
Why You Should Keep Funding Kickstarter Projects That Don’t Deliver
WiredMarc Barros
Backing a crowdfunding project in 2017 is a terrible idea. You’re more likely to lose your money than receive the thing you pledged to buy. Remember the Coolest Cooler, with $13.2 million raised? It was selling on Amazon before shipping to backers....
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