The Covid-19 crisis could lead to a greater contrast between CVC’s winners and losers
Atlantic Bridge takes stock of its successes in helping Irish spinouts scale internationally through the $68m University Bridge Fund
One of the oldest universities in the world has been spinning out companies with remarkable success for more than half a century
Spinouts managed to raise substantial amounts in the first quarter before the global crisis hit
With VC investors contemplating failure at WeWork, universities could stand to benefit from their reputation in science, technology and business.
SoftBank and WeWork cast the biggest shadow, but the year saw a raft of huge corporate-backed IPOs while fintech and Latin America each had a big 12 months.
University of Oxford held its inaugural artificial intelligence-focused conference last month, bringing together investors and the world’s foremost researchers in the area.
Academic research towards quantum computing and other quantum technologies is beginning to pay dividends, but continued progress will rely on strong cooperation between academic, industry and government partners.