Pursuing Innovation: Sovereign Wealth Funds and Technology Investment

The past three years have seen Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) capturing headlines for high-profile investments in innovative technology businesses. The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia may have made the most noise in 2016 with its attention-grabbing $3.5 billion Uber stake and, more recently, a collaboration with Softbank on a "$100 billion" tech-focused venture capital fund. Yet such announcements are merely the tip of the iceberg. 

British University Venture Funds: Going further, faster

The road from laboratory to industry is a time consuming and long one, but the rise of a raft of new university venture funds (UVFs) in Britain is helping to transform the innovation landscape. Britain is home to an increasing number of venture capital funds committed to turning innovative ideas from academic organisations and associated clusters into world class companies.

Tsinghua Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) and Future Planet Capital (FPC) Launch New Innovative Partner Model

Tsinghua News Network July 5 power July 1. Tsinghua - Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) and Future Planet Capital (FPC) in the East Room of the Office of the word Tsinghua University signed an agreement on the cultivation and within China and worldwide accelerate innovation Investment cooperation letter of intent. Berkeley dean of Tsinghua University Professor KANG Feiyu Shenzhen and Future Planet Capital Executive Chairman Douglas · Mr. Hansen-Luke (Douglas Hansen-Luke) on behalf of the two sides signed a memorandum. Yang Bin, vice president of Tsinghua University attended the signing ceremony and delivered a speech.