…Well, are we? A 2020 report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, cited by MIT Technology Review, found that from 2013–2019, early-stage venture capital funding in green energy technologies rose from $418 million to $16.1 …


A fast-growing cryptocurrency company has staked its position in the emerging field of financial logistics by developing “programmable value” applications for cryptocurrencies. …


Decentralized command: On Wednesday, Indiana blockchain startup SIMBA Chain announced that it has received a $1.5 million Phase II contract from the U.S. Office of Navy Research (under the Small Business Innovation Research program to stimulate federal R&D projectswith commercial potential). SIMBA Chain has been tasked to design and build…


On Monday, the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), which invests (and seeks to attract private investment) in complex and innovative infrastructure in the public interest on behalf of the Canadian Parliament, announced the first financial closing of a project under an ambitious, infrastructure-driven Growth Plan announced earlier this fall.

The target…


This week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) circulated a report finding that while global “contact-intensive sectors” with a large proportion of female workers — including services, hospitality, retail and tourism — ground to a standstill early on in the covid-19 pandemic, an analysis of real-time job listings data across 22…


This week, the National Spectrum Consortium — a group of nearly 400 U.S. companies and academic institutions working with government to solve pressing national issues regarding 5G, 5G-based technologies, and spectrum access — announced that it has received a five-year, $2.5 billion Spectrum Forward Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) from the…


Covid-19 has had devastating economic impacts on brick-and-mortar retail property, in-person conventions and other destination events, movie theater traffic, and live-action productions. …


On Wednesday, Los Alamos startup UbiQD (Ubiquitous Quantum Dots), a leading developer of the advanced material known as quantum dots for light control in agriculture and energy, announced that it has closed a $7 million venture capital funding round. The round was co-led by “frontier technology” venture capital firm Scout…


A new report from UBS Asset Management’s London-based Real Estate and Private Markets team is upbeat on the 2021 outlook for listed infrastructure companies. In a report released on Monday, UBS noted that overall revenue estimates for listed infrastructure have declined by only six percent in 2020, with all sectors…


Geospatial technology — tech-enabled earth mapping and aerial tracking analytics — has long been part of global intelligence operations, and is increasingly being used in industries from defense to transportation logistics, agriculture, and health care delivery. You might be surprised to learn that more and more of this technology is…

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