Mediaupdate w.1627


The turbulent financial aftermath of the #Brexit referendum the Swedish Riksbank left the STIBOR unchanged at -0,5% continuing July 13th 2016 with an expected slower increase path.

– A visualization of Global VC activity in Q216 shows median fund size raised increased 32% with the total capital raised with closing Q216 at USD 18.7 BN compared to USD 16.2 BN same quarter a year ago says Pitchbook
– Intsabridge raised SEK 8 M from Tim Draper and more Breakit
– SEK 344 M of SEK 11.7 BN was invested in Swedish start-ups ran by female entrepreneurs so far in 2016 Breakit
– Google’s and Tesla’s different paths towards the self-driving cars NyTimes
– Alibaba unveiled its first – smart – car in collaboration with SAIC TechCrunch
– Hyperloop One gets serious about building high-speed train (0.5h) between Stockholm and Helsinki – pretty much what it takes from downtown Stockholm to Arlanda today TechCrunch
– Here’s how TechCrunch believes the #Brexit will impact the start-ups in Britain
– SurfAir expands its all-you-can-fly service to Europe TechCrunch
– Lyft adds premium service LATimes

– The AR/VR M&A timeline shows FacebookApple and its alikes are snapping up start-ups in the space CBInsights
– Soundtrack Your Brand seek more capital to continue to grow internationally having proven the business model DiDigital
– Sony bets on VR and Robots iShareVR
– The Three secrets behind the Swedish Music phenomena explained Medium
– Google acquires French photo sharing company Moodstocks TechCrunch
– AR/VR funding already sees an 85% increase compared to 2015 CBInsights

This weeks most played songs on my Spotify
and some selected statistics:
Distribution on wealth by mean of creation amongst HNWI by Credit Suisse.
The Most active E-commerce investors:
Crossover participation in E-commerce financing:
The Swedish Music Wonder – it’s not a one-hit wonder:
Venture Capital in Q216: 

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