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How do Accelerators and Incubator Funds Fit into the Venture Ecosystem?

Are accelerators and incubator funds essential for every new industry? According to Dr. Simone Botti, Head of a bio-incubator fund at MS Ventures, the answer is no. For some industries, like mobile apps or internet economies, incubators may not be a necessity, but just a way to come by more people and more ideas. This is because the marketing time for these is so quick, that an incubator is not crucial.

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CIV January 2017 Updates

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From Hunters to Scientists

从猎人转变为科学家 The surge in meat consumption paired with a growing world population has led to an increasing demand for animal protein. The current meat industry, that grows crops to feed animals, will not be able to produce sufficient quantities. Through Deep Innovation and the creation of lab-cultured meat, meat-lovers will have a delicious option of superior quality without having to sacrifice the meat eating experience

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Welcoming Prof. Thillai Rajan A., CIV’s New International Affiliate

Thillai Rajan is a Professor in the Department of Management Studies at IIT Madras. Before joining academia, he worked as the Manager of Emerging Technologies Fund, an early stage fund set up by IL&FS Venture Corporation to invest in Information Technology and Biotechnology companies. In 2005, he attended the Chevening Gurukul Program on Globalisation and Leadership at the London School of Economics...

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Prof. Sivan to Deliver a Keynote at IPEM 2017

IPEM is the only Private Equity market in Europe, and the second largest PE-Event in Europe, with 1200 participants from 35 countries. This year’s program will focus on technology, with panels and leading companies represented from the fields of FinTech, FoodTech and Big Data.

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