Preqin: Private Equity & Venture Capital in Southeast Asia’s Digital Evolution

Southeast Asia is one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic markets in the world. On the back of a bumper 2019 for the ASEAN private equity & venture capital industry, the global economic fallout from COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the market. Nonetheless, industry assets under management stand at a record high, and […]

Australian Fintech: Private Equity and Venture Capital technology investments key for investors

Mr Chisholm said access to private equity or venture capital funds, which are uncorrelated to traditional asset classes, can help cushion portolios against any equity market downturn. Crestone recently invited a group of Australia’s leading venture capital (VC) investors to provide their views on technology. The panel included Paul Bassat, Co-Founder and Partner from Square […]

Financial Standard: Fintechs drive venture capital – KPMG

Venture capital investment in Australian fintechs has grown despite concerns about the pandemic which has seen private equity and mergers and acquisitions activity fall, a new study from KPMG shows. KPMG’s latest Pulse of Fintech report reveals venture capital investment in Australian fintech has grown by 153% year-on-year in first half of 2020 to US$376.5 […]

Startup Daily: Australian startup founders feel ignored by government

53% startup founders feel ignored by governments and policymakers Founders say Australian policies compare unfavourably to Asia, the US and Europe 37% say capital raising is harder today than it was last year A quarter believe local regulations have impeded their growth 28% say the nation’s communications and privacy laws make it harder to start […]

IP Australia: Machine Learning Innovation– A Patent Analytics Report

This patent analytics report, prepared for the Australian Computer Society, analyses machine learning technologies that underpin artificial intelligence (AI). Patent filings relating to machine leaning have experienced outstanding growth across all sectors, with 36,740 patent families filed since 2012. Download the report at IP Australia Source: https://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/tools-resources/publications-reports/patent-analytics-report-machine-learning-innovation

Deloitte: Artificial Intelligence – The next frontier in investment management

The operating environment for investment management firms continues to evolve, with technological innovations and shifting investor preferences at the heart of this change. While traditional sources of differentiation in investment management are becoming increasingly commoditized, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is providing new opportunities which extend beyond cost reduction and efficient operations. Download the report at Deloitte […]

CSIRO: Artificial Intelligence Report

Artificial Intelligence (CSIRO, 2019) Solving problems, growing the economy and improving our quality of life. Read the report Source: https://data61.csiro.au/~/media/D61/AI-Roadmap-assets/19-00346_DATA61_REPORT_AI-Roadmap

Accenture: ExplAIned – A guide for executives

In brief AI might just be the single biggest technology revolution the world has ever seen. This guide aims to give you an understanding of AI’s game-changing capabilities and economic impacts. Read more at Accenture Source: https://www.accenture.com/au-en/insights/artificial-intelligence/artificial-intelligence-explained-executives