Investments

Venture capital investments worldwide decreased by 35% in 2023 – PitchBook

In 2023, investors invested $345.7 billion in startups around the world. Compared to 2022, this figure decreased by 35%. Moreover, last year’s result was the lowest since 2017. This is evidenced by data from PitchBook, writes Bloomberg. As for the US, venture capital investments amounted to $170.6 billion, which is ... Read more

ARM has made a strategic investment in Raspberry Pi

ARM has announced a strategic investment in Raspberry Pi. The corporation has acquired a minority stake in Raspberry Pi, expanding the successful long-term partnership between the two companies. According to the corporation, this investment further strengthens a partnership that began in 2008 and has resulted in the release of many ... Read more

Amazon invests up to $4 billion in Anthropic, one of OpenAI’s main competitors

Amazon is making a significant step in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) by investing up to $4 billion in the well-known startup Anthropic, reports Reuters. This strategic investment is aimed at strengthening Amazon’s position in the AI race, especially in the face of fierce competition among cloud computing providers. ... Read more

Microsoft wants to invest $10 billion in ChatGPT developer OpenAI

Microsoft is in talks to invest $10 billion in OpenAI, the developer of the wildly popular AI-based chatbot ChatGPT, reports Semafor with reference to people familiar with the negotiation process. The funding, which will also be provided by other venture capital firms, will reportedly value OpenAI at $29 billion. Microsoft’s ... Read more

MacPaw invests $1 million in development of Prompylad.Renovatsiya in Ivano-Frankivsk

The Ukrainian company MacPaw has become the largest investor in the Promprylad.Renovatsiya project in Ivano-Frankivsk. During the war, the company invested $1 million in the development of the center, increasing the total amount of its investment in the project to $1.5 million. [gallery ids=”40390,40394,40392″] The funds will be used to ... Read more

The Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett explains in detail why he does not believe in Bitcoin

Warren Buffett, one of the world’s most successful and wealthy investors, remains skeptical about Bitcoin, despite the fact that cryptocurrency is gaining recognition. At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders’ meeting, he noted that it is a non-productive asset that does not create anything concrete, reports CNBC. Despite the fact that public ... Read more

Up to 5 years in prison for unlicensed financial advice. Australia takes control of “financial influencers”

In Australia, financial influencers are extremely popular. They advise on investment, financial products and budget through social networks. Some of them even promise a significant return on investment. From now on, anyone who continues to counsel without a license for financial services can be imprisoned for up to 5 years. ... Read more