investment

All In: The CHIPS Act provides incentives for semiconductor investment

In a show of bipartisanship, Congress passed the Creating Beneficial Incentives for Semiconductor Manufacturing Act (CHIPS Act) on July 27, 2022, which was signed into law by President Biden on August 9, 2022. The CHIPS Act provides substantial funding for five years for loans and loan guarantees to support investments in semiconductor manufacturing and a …

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The potential repeal of tourism investment laws puts Panama’s international investment rating at great risk

The following is a statement issued by Eneas Mares, General Manager of Enfasis Corporativo, a strategic corporate consulting firm specialized in the tourism, banking and financial and commercial sectors in Latin Americain response to the repeal of Acts 122 and 314 on tourism incentives in Panama. Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — “of …

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3 Takeaways from Investing Club’s Wednesday Morning Meeting

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer hosts a live “Morning Meeting” at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Wednesday’s highlights. Financials benefit from cooling inflation Quick Mentions: LIN, CRM, WYNN Disney needs to talk about more than streaming 1. Financials are big winners today Stocks rose on Wednesday after a softer-than-expected …

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QED makes first investment in Africa, backing Nigerian fintech TeamApt in $50M+ deal TechCrunch

QED Investors, an American venture capital firm focused on fintech, has led a new investment in TeamApt, a Nigerian fintech company that provides business payments and banking platforms. The investment was over $50 million, according to sources familiar with the matter, though neither QED nor TeamApt would confirm the figure. The company’s existing Series B …

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Leading fintech VC firm QED Investors makes first investment in Africa with funding round in TeamApt

ALEXANDRIA, VA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TeamApt has just completed a funding round and attracted one of the world’s largest fintech specialists, QED Investors. With almost $5 billion in assets under management, QED is a leading venture capital firm in the fintech space. They have invested in 27 unicorns in more than 180 portfolio companies in 14 countries. TeamApt …

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The investment drought of the last two decades is catching up with us

In all the talk of ‘restoring better’ and making economies ‘fit’, ‘strategically autonomous’ and ‘sustainable’, there is an unspoken but tragic premise. For decades, most advanced economies did not build their future, but languished in an investment drought, the scandal of which is greater if not acknowledged. Between 1970 and 1989, the share of gross …

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