Sun.Oct 06, 2019

Unclogging Manhattan

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

A big thing happened this past week in my part of lower Manhattan where I live and work. Fourteenth Street was closed to cars between 6am and 10pm except for “local traffic.” ” Basically if you are in a car during those hours, you can go for up to a block, but no more than that.

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In the News: The sector that nearly tripled investments over 5 years ??

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Parabéns! We reached a new milestone in São Paulo, Brazil, this month at our first ever OurCrowd Sync Conference, our biggest event outside of the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit.

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[Virgin Hyperloop One in Construction Week Online] Virgin Hyperloop One, Bee’ah attend Gitex Technology Week 2019

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Exhibiting at Gitex for the first time, Virgin Hyperloop One will showcase how its technology – which features electromagnetically levitated pods travelling through low-pressure tubes at speeds of up to 1,223kmph – can improve mobility across the world. Read more here.

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

[Klook in Straits Times] Fun displays, exclusive deals at Klook’s inaugural travel fair

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Visitors to Klook’s inaugural travel fair at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre this weekend can enjoy a thematic model of travel hot spots across the globe. Read more here.

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[Sight Diagnostics in Yahoo Finance] Digital Trends Live: Instagram’s new Threads feature, Uber Works in Chicago

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Assi Gol, chief commercial officer of Sight Diagnostics, joins us to discuss how to use blood work, field testing, and artificial intelligence to cut down lab diagnostics from days to minutes. Read more here.

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[Zoomcar in YourStory] From a near shutdown, Zoomcar zoomed its way to becoming India’s first vehicle rental startup

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The Turning Point is a series of short articles that focuses on the moment when an entrepreneur hit upon their winning idea. Today, we take a look at online vehicle rental startup Zoomcar. Read more here.

[OurCrowd in Giving Compass] Making A Profit By Investing In Those Doing Good

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Richard Norman discusses the potential of impact investment and how the OurCrowd Impact Fund is supporting social entrepreneurship. Read more here. The post [OurCrowd in Giving Compass] Making A Profit By Investing In Those Doing Good appeared first on OurCrowd.