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How Venture Capital Investors Are Changing the Clean Energy Landscape
By admin May 30, 2019

At its inception, venture capital (VC) investing was huge in clean tech, pledging billions of dollars to eventually produce a wave of startups between 2006-2008. However, VC investment in clean technologies plummeted in 2012, after investors took a number of losses from bad bets, as well as dealing with fallouts from the 2008 financial crash.

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Rural Ecommerce in China: Opportunities and Challenges
By admin October 3, 2018

Due to significant development in logistic infrastructure and the rising Internet penetration rate in China, ecommerce has become an increasingly familiar term for Chinese rural residents- approximately 45 percent of the total population. This segment of the population has long been excluded from the convenience of buying and selling goods online. According to the ministry

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THE BASSIOUNI GROUP (TBG CAPITAL) AND SPENCER BARNOR CAPITAL JOIN NEWLY LAUNCHED “CONVERGENCE INVESTMENT NETWORK”
By admin April 27, 2017

TBG Capital, The Bassiouni Group’s investment division, is excited to announce a new milestone in its ongoing development: Together with its investment partner Spencer Barnor Capital, TBG Capital has united with the Convergence Investment Network, the newly-launched online platform from Toronto-based Convergence that “connects credible private, public, and philanthropic investors with one another to invest

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Impact Investing for Sustainable Development
By admin March 2, 2017

  Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The steadily growing impact investment market in recent years has attracted an increasing number of individual and institutional investors, including development finance institutions, banks, private foundations, pension funds, and insurance companies. According to a Report by

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THE BASSIOUNI GROUP SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH G2G AMERICAS
By admin August 3, 2016

Agreement Creates Framework for Collaboration in Global Trade and Trade Finance across South America, Sub-Saharan Africa and ASEAN New York, NY – August 03, 2016 – The Bassiouni Group / TBG (www.bassiounigroup.com), a leading Global Development firm specializing in International Consulting, Trade & Investment solutions for emerging/frontier markets, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of

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Data’s Growing Role in Humanitarian Relief & Assistance
By admin September 15, 2015

  The role of data collection and analysis is well understood as the foundation for which any humanitarian action is taken. Decisions, such as determining safe-zones for relief workers or feasible means of delivering supplies, rely on actionable data disseminated from the ground to stakeholders. What’s more, the need for data is expanding beyond those

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Will Emerging Markets Enter into a Global Recession?
By admin September 1, 2015

  The great fall of China and its twenty-first century success story came to a great surprise for many people last week. More importantly, the country’s economic slowdown may perhaps signal the next global recession, impacting developing countries and emerging markets the hardest. The first downturn occurred nearly seven years ago, due largely to contractions

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The Quiet Boom
By admin August 24, 2015

There’s a quite boom echoing across Arica, but nowhere is it louder than in the landlocked country of Ethiopia. The Ethiopian economy is quickly on track to swap its least developed status for a full-scale industrialized economy, with hopes to make it Africa’s leading manufacturer – certainly proving to be a 21st century model in

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The Hidden Cost of Corruption
By admin August 5, 2015

It is widely understood that the culture of corruption facing developing countries worldwide has a seismic affect concerning numerous aspects of the economy; most notably – hindering foreign investment and hampering economic growth. Corruption has also the tendency to distort markets and obstruct sustainable development, with estimates according to the African Development Bank (AfDB) suggesting that the

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