Social network Facebook’s plans to launch the Libra blockchain and native cryptocurrency, its custodial wallet and subsidiary Calibra, programming language Move and its governing body the Libra Association based in Geneva, Switzerland, certainly took most of the attention this month.
July issue editorial by Thierry Heles, editor, Global University Venturing
Tao Mantaras, co-founder and chief financial officer of BibliU, tells GUV editor Thierry Heles how his company is fundamentally changing academic publishing and the learning experience.
May issue editorial by Thierry Heles, editor, Global University Venturing
Quell Therapeutics will develop treatments for conditions such as solid organ transplant rejection and has also secured capital from UCL Technology Fund.
The series A, led by corporate venturing unit GV, may not have been last week’s largest deal, but Verve’s tie-up with fellow Harvard spinout Beam Therapeutics tells an intriguing story.
March issue editorial by editor Thierry Heles.
Goldwind, Legal & General and Equinor have all taken part in a series D that achieved a $41m first close and boosted the Oxford spinout’s total equity and debt to more than $118m.