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Are you an entrepreneur? Are you starting a business or developing a new product idea? Or are you looking to invest in new and exciting start-ups? You can stay up-to-date with the latest venture capital industry news through the tailored daily email digest from Wiser. Venture capital has allowed many companies to develop and become successful. Facebook is one of the most famous examples. It is where an investor puts money into a business that is at an early stage of its development. In many cases, the venture capitalist also gives his or her time and access to other resources. The business is unlikely to have access to other sorts of funding, so the injection of cash is a lifeline. For the venture capitalist, it is high risk as the company or product might not work. But there is potential for returns that are above average, particularly in the area of innovative and cutting edge technology. For this reason, venture capital investments remain popular. The Wiser venture capital news email sources the best articles on the internet and presents them to you in a comprehensive and easy-to-use daily email. Sign up today to start receiving it.

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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
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
Week In Review: China Life Science Venture Tie-Up: WuXi And Frontline Merge
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Why You Should Keep Funding Kickstarter Projects That Don’t Deliver
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5 Best Online Businesses to Start This Year (Infographic)
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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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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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Cancer, Google Inc
Week In Review: China Life Science Venture Tie-Up: WuXi And Frontline Merge
Seeking AlphaChinabio Today
Deals and Financings Two prominent China-US healthcare investment firms plan to join forces. WuXi Healthcare Ventures and Frontline BioVentures will merge to form 6 Dimensions Capital. Together, the two firms have almost $800 million under management. 6 Dimensions plans to continue growing...
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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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Etsy Inc, Sales & Selling
5 Best Online Businesses to Start This Year (Infographic)
Entrepreneur MagazineRose Leadem
There’s no better time to start an online business. Today, most retailers are finding that a good deal of their sales come from online shoppers. However, it doesn’t stop there -- nearly every industry is moving online. So if you’re thinking about...
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