Moderna: Saving the World Is Already a Lucrative Business
May 24. 2020
Massachusetts-based biotech firm Moderna could be on the cusp of Covid-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, the company may have already cured investors’ appetite for returns. The stock has more than tripled since the start of the year, with much of the gains being made over the past two months.
The Surge in Venture Capital Beyond Silicon Valley: Q&A With Blossom Street Ventures’ Sammy Abdullah
Jan 22, 2020
The team at Dallas-based Blossom Street Ventures describe themselves as the ‘anti-Venture Capitalists’. Instead of focusing on potential unicorns in Silicon Valley, the firm is on the lookout for sustainable businesses located anywhere in North America.
Wealth Unit Revamp at UBS Indicates a New Profit Strategy
Dec 19. 2019 Swiss banking giant UBS is revamping its wealth management operations indicating a shift in the way it serves ultra-wealthy investors and family offices across the world. The bank intends to launch a new unit for wealthy clients who need investment banking services, while clients who do not need these services will be served by wealth managers in their region, according to a Bloomberg report.READ MORE
How Investors Are Using Satellite Images to Gain an Edge
Nov 22. 2019 Family offices are among the investors tapping advances in technology in their hunt for critical data to gain an edge in making investment decisions. Some are even going beyond Earth’s atmosphere.READ MORE
Family Offices Chase Cybersecurity Investment Opportunities as Digital Risks Amplify
Family offices have been turning their attention to cybersecurity startups as the need for better digital protections accelerates.READ MORE
Family Offices Brace For The Proptech Revolution
Oct 2. 2019 The real estate investment experience could be transformed beyond recognition as technology startups invade the notoriously opaque and inefficient industry. Family offices and institutional investors could expect greater liquidity, cheaper transactions and better property management as tech-savvy startups gain traction.READ MORE
How Family Offices Helped Kick Start the Plant-based Meat Revolution
Aug 27. 2019
A number of family offices played a vital role in the emergence of a new industry that has now gone mainstream - plant-based meat substitutes
Technology’s Inescapable Impact on Real Estate Investments
July 17. 2019
Research-driven, professional investments in real estate have traditionally been reserved for family offices and institutional investors. Now, a swathe of new technology platforms and consumer products are revolutionizing the industry, opening up access and shifting valuations.
Technology: Why Family Offices Can Outpace Banking Giants
June 15 - 21. 2019
The small and nimble family office structure can quickly adopt new technologies to drive efficiencies, compared to older, larger banking giants that often rely on outdated infrastructure. As the global economy gets more complex and the cycle of disruption quickens, the lightweight, tech-driven family office structure may ultimately win out.