Like any other venture capital investment, space tech involves proper due diligence, although investors might have to adjust their time horizon.
Pre-2015 deep tech is inferior to advances made in recent years, which makes venture capital the preferred mode of investing for Ferretto Capital
Global investors are attracted by the growth prospects of Indian startups, but local players say domestic pension funds and other institutions need to get more involved.
Asset owners and fund managers see metaverse application in industries like education and healthcare as fertile land for growth capital — the unknown is how long it’ll take.
Global SWF’s first-half report revealed very strong deal-making activity by state investors, along with shifting investment habits and a rising interest in in-house start-ups.
An Australian consortium buys 49% of Asia's largest mobile tower network; another Aussie consortium bids for Sydney Airport; Japan's Chikyoren hires two firms for overseas private debt and local real estate; NPS of Korea acquires Melbourn office tower; Singapore's Temasek leads $30m funding round for green cement maker Fortera; and more.
Interest in non-fungible tokens has fallen nearly as quickly as it rose, but its underlying technologies still hold potential for institutional investors, experts say.
The two investors' new JV underlines Temasek's commitment to carbon neutrality, but other sovereign wealth funds are unlikely to follow with their own venture capital investments.
The Korean sovereign wealth fund is joining hands with Hyundai Heavy Industries to better sniff out and assess new technology investments in the US.
Schroders aims to more than double its QFLP quota to help satisfy demand from Western institutional clients for access to domestic China growth and venture strategies.
The Singapore funds have reinforced their standing as the world's most active sovereign wealth investors, underlining the benefits of strong global resources and partnerships.
Danish pension plan PBU may have backed a Southeast Asia women-focused fund for commercial reasons, but it is in a small minority of asset owners making such investments.