Archive: merger

The merger of two major Asian companies this week barely made a ripple in the U.S. But it’s huge news in Asia — and even bigger news in Indonesia, where they’re based. The two companies merging, Gojek and Tokopedia, are fast-growing and ambitious. They’re both seeking an edge on their bigger rivals. And they’re both number two in their respective markets.  I’ve been following both Indonesian companies since their earliest days. Gojek was founded as a…

Big Merger Indicates Crowdfunding Sector Is Changing

By Andy Gordon on October 8, 2020

In the last 12 months, we’ve sourced our startup recommendations from seven different portals. Eight were from Republic… five from SeedInvest… two each from Wefunder, StartEngine and Equifund… and one each from MicroVentures and Netcapital. Each of these portals has unique strengths. The companies raising on…

Cannabis Report: Uncertainty Should Be Baked Into the Market

By Early Investing on October 17, 2019

The cannabis industry is taking it too personally when just one or two companies have a bad day. Fortunately, there are buying opportunities amid the bad news.