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height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; width: 370px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner" width="370"> --> <div> <!-- <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Global Quarterly VC Funding Updates - Q2’22</b></p><table style="margin-bottom: 20px;"><tr class="d-flex"><td style="width:70%;" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The global funding to startups reached US$108.5 billion in Q2’22. <br> There was, however, a 23% drop quarter-over-quarter (QoQ). The quarter was still the sixth-largest quarter for funding on record despite the new funding level marking a 6-quarter low. </p></td><td style="width:30%;" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39f3084672cc584fc4_Blog%20Quartely.png" style="display: block;padding: 0 30px;margin-top: -50px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> --> </div> </div> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;border-radius: 15px;" width="100%"> <tr> <td> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62de8be33b2f2c3a5f285aec_Asset%203%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; width: 370px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner" width="370"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:20px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;text-decoration: underline;"> <b>Venture Capital Funding Updates</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>GLOBAL</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>1. Venture Capital (VC) Investments - Q3'22</b> </p> <img class="pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1RfLC0rIr0i5wWf5yYz_q5T4igYs6bGPJ" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 30px; width: 300px;" title="Banner"> <table style="width:100%"> <tr style="vertical-align: middle;" class="d-flex"> <td style="width:100%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:center;font-weight:300;">The global funding to startups stood at US$74.5B, in Q3’22, marking a 34% drop quarter-over-quarter.</p> </td> <!-- <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/63107dc0588a9c83aa69834c_Global%20PE%20VC%20Funding.gif" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width:x 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 30px; width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td> --> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <br> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>2. Monthly Venture Capital (VC) Investments - September 2022</b> </p> <img class="pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1dsQMYrHoE0-wGaYEEmPbuQiyYJBrMSyz" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 30px; width: 300px;" title="Banner"> <table style="width:100%"> <tr style="vertical-align: middle;" class="d-flex"> <td style="width:100%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:center;font-weight:300;">In September 2022, the total VC investments dropped by a significant 62.9% year-over-year (Y-o-Y) to US$21.82 billion compared to the US$58.76 billion raised in September 2021. </p> </td> <!-- <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/63107dc0588a9c83aa69834c_Global%20PE%20VC%20Funding.gif" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width:x 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 30px; width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td> --> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #1d1d1b;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>3. The Number of Deals Recorded </b> </p> <br> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=10JkormI0B8DJuyd7heX7L2Tiogtj6XU_" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 10px;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <!-- <b>Global </b> --> <br> The month of September 2022 recorded 1,438 deals when compared to 2,063 deals in September 2021, indicating that the total number of deals undertaken in the month of September 2022 has witnessed a 30.3% drop. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- <table style="width:100%;margin-top: 30px;"><tr class="d-flex" style=" vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39bac2b0202a4d73f3_no%20of%20deals%20India%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 80px;" title="Banner"></td><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>India </b><br> The month of June 2022 recorded 115 deals, which included about 12 large deals of value ≥ US$100 million, when compared to 109 deals in May 2022, indicating that the total number of deals undertaken in the month of June has witnessed an upward trend. </p></td></tr></table><img class="w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 60px 0 30px;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>The Month’s Top 5 PE/VC Investments - India (June 2022) </b></p><div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62ea45afba10f52138f5c611_Asset%2088%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"></div><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Largest Funding Deal of the Month - India (June 2022)</b></p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b> Actis acquired six operating highway toll road projects in India from Welspun Enterprises Limited (WEL), part of the Welspun Group</b><br><br> For an aggregate Enterprise Value of US$775 million, Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, has acquired six operating highway toll road projects in India from Welspun Enterprises Limited (WEL), part of the Welspun Group. </p><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex"><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The deal is subject to certain conditions, such as approval from the lenders of Highway Projects, the National Highways Authority of India, and the Maharashtra Public Works Department.</p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Actis Long Life Infrastructure Fund (ALLIF) focuses on investing in stabilised operating assets, in a wide range of infrastructure sectors, that deliver a strong cash yield. This will be Actis's first road investment in India. </b></p></td><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e644c624b97984f146ab_Asset%2085%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table> --> <br> </p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Largest Funding Deal of the Week - India (Week of 25th July 2022)</b></p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><img style="padding-right: 15px;width: 130px;position: relative;top: -3px;" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd3bbac2b066814d7400_Yes_Bank_logo%20blog.svg.2.png">- Funding deal that took the lion's share. </p></p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Yes Bank to raise Rs 8,898 crore and sell 10% stake each to Carlyle and Advent International</b></p><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:80%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><ul style="line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><li>Yes Bank's board on Friday approved to raise a capital of Rs 8,898 crore from funds affiliated with private equity investors Carlyle and Advent International, with both the funds potentially acquiring a 10 percent stake each in the bank, as per Yes Bank. </li></ul></p></td><td style="width:20%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog2 mt-30 w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39eff86ab82c52ea4a_yes%20bank1.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%; margin-top: -30px;padding: 0 30px;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:20%" class="w100-section"><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd3adcaac725ac56f807_yes%20bank2%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td><td style="width:80%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><ul style="line-height:1.5;padding-top:40px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><li>This will be raised through a combination of Rs 5,100 crore in equity shares and Rs 3,800 crore in equity share warrants, Yes Bank stated.</li><li>Further, Yes Bank also increased authorized share capital to Rs 8,200 crore from Rs 6,200 crore. </li></ul></p></td></tr></table> --> <!-- <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 60px 0 30px;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Weekly PE/VC Funding Updates - India (July 2022) </b></p><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">When compared to the total fund in the week of July 18th, which amounted to US$141 million, the week of July 25th witnessed a significant positive upward trend, with total PE and VC investments being recorded at US$1.47 billion in total. </p></td><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39953e87e6f8b1e040_weekly%20funding%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 10px 60px;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table> --> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 40px 0 50px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 4. Venture Capital - Sector Composition </b> <br> <br> SPOT Sector - <b>TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) </b> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1nVfMA8lBcXD2rHfjZ5oJ_LR-Zws-GNeg" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> <br> <br> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> The technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sector attracted the most VC funding during the month, with over 40% of VC investments made in this sector alone. Healthcare companies stood second with 14.7%, followed by consumer and industrials, with 11.9% and 10.1%, respectively. </p> </div> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>5. Largest Funding Deal of the Month </b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> Northwest Fiber LLC </b> <br> <br> Broadband communications services provider Northwest Fiber LLC, which does business as Ziply Fiber, raised the biggest funding round in September, collecting US$450 million in a venture capital round from investors including WaveDivision Capital LLC and Searchlight Capital Partners LP. </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The round was initiated to support company’s ongoing fiber network expansion in the Northwest. <br> This funding will not only enable the company to expand its current footprint but also its edge-out strategy in order to elevate people's connected lives every day, as part of its mission. <br> </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/635f69428045a5189e30e296_Asset%20136%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <table style="width:100%"> <!-- <tr ><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">New investors like Mubadala Investment Company and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board joined existing investors like Sequoia, Bestseller, Silver Lake, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia in the financing round. </p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">In total, US$800 million was invested in common equity. The fund will be used by Klarna to expand in the US, where it already has around 30 million customers. </td><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/63107dc105bc51884e6cb636_Global%20Largest%20funding%20deals.gif" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td></tr><tr> --> <td style="width: 100%;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> </div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 6. The Month’s Top 5 Venture Capital Investments </b> </p> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1clEjM2s5wNCGvDWWERtXykHMj5YWZVXq" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> </div> <br> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 100%;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <br> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>INDIA</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>1. Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) Investments</b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr style="vertical-align: middle;" class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The total PE and VC investments for September 2022 dropped significantly by 61% year-over-year (Y-o-Y) to US$2 billion compared to US$5.2 billion raised in September 2021.</p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=14X5HIjPveoS1-sD4l__hbvQ3A4wIqTwX" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 10px 30px;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <br> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>2. The Number of Deals Recorded</b> </p> <br> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/635fa29b7b758d356fdf18f2_Asset%20121%404x%20(1).png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 60px;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <!-- <b>Global </b> --> <br>The month of September 2022 recorded 73 deals when compared to 134 deals in September 2021, indicating a 46% y-o-y drop. </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <br> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 3. Venture Capital - Sector Composition </b> <br> <br> SPOT Sector - <b> Infrastructure and Real Estate </b> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1X3eoK-kmnA69vumy0f_n0Bj1_3DhqTk0" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> <br> <br> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> The Infrastructure sector attracted the most PE/VC during the month, registering US$795 million of total funding in the sector alone. Real Estate stood second with US$338 million in total funding, followed by Financial Services sector at US$216 million. </p> </div> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <b>4. Largest Funding Deal of the Month </b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> Molbio Diagnostics (Truenat) </b> <br> Truenat becomes a unicorn post raising US$85 million from Temasek <br> <br> Temasek has invested US$85 million in Goa-based Molbio Diagnostics, which provides solutions that ensure universal access to high-quality healthcare, longside, existing investor Motilal Oswal Alternates. </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The company will now value at US$1.6 billion and has entered the coveted unicorn club, becoming the 23rd Indian startup to cross the billion-dollar valuation mark this year. <br> The company believes that the funding will further strengthen and accelerate the company’s ability to develop and commercialize a host of near-care technologies based on clinical need gaps. </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1pzKfIDeGG06a5-TLe8VHiJy1fbY33Shv" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <div> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> </div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 5. The Month’s Top 5 Private Equity/Venture Capital Investments </b> </p> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1uqhwZ1UlBUrgQ-0PYKCh5L94Abw9RPLT" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> </div> <br> </p> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #fff;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img id="du" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e04e7cbb21833229d6_Asset%2056%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Here's a quick glance at the latest deal-related news in the market.</p> <img class="mx-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f7c98c1c3a422612895f_Asset%2059%404x.png" style="width: 280px;display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://www.deccanherald.com/business/business-news/byjus-denies-report-on-laying-off-12000-staff-says-job-cuts-not-more-than-2500-1157392.html" target="_blank"> <b>Byju's denies report on laying off 12,000 staff, says job cuts not more than 2,500 </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 28th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.deccanherald.com/business/business-news/byjus-raises-rs-2000-crore-in-fresh-funding-round-1154323.html" target="_blank"> As Byju's had raised $250 million (about Rs 2,000 crore) from its existing investors</a>, the Edtech major is planing to lay off about 12,000 employees, nearly a quater of its workforce. Byju’s meanwhile denied the number of jobs it was cutting and said that job cuts were "not more than 2,500". </p> <a href="https://www.deccanherald.com/business/business-news/byjus-denies-report-on-laying-off-12000-staff-says-job-cuts-not-more-than-2500-1157392.html" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:15px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #000;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>Investors continue to have confidence in Byju’s business model, looking past its recent layoffs as a necessary consolidation step after the acquisition spree seen through 2021. Pressure to show profitability before IPO has increased significantly amid a difficult market environment. While the company has denied signs of financial trouble or mass layoff (12,000 employees), an employee union in Bangalore is alleging Byju’s for forcing resignations; adverse publicity underway. <br> </p> <br> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/10/spacex-becomes-nasas-second-largest-vendor-surpassing-boeing/" target="_blank"> <b>SpaceX becomes NASA’s second-largest vendor, surpassing Boeing </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 26th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">A total of $2.04 billion was obligated by NASA to SpaceX in fiscal year 2022, making it SpaceX's second largest vendor in NASA’s contractor list. Boeing, on the other hand, received $1.72 billion during the most recent fiscal year. </p> <a href="https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/10/spacex-becomes-nasas-second-largest-vendor-surpassing-boeing/" target=" _blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block;width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:15px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #000;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>This is positive news about the company which increases its sales as well as investor confidence in the company. Furthermore, it formalises what has been a strong factor underpinning SpaceX, relative to Boeing - its ability to launch satellites more effectively and cheaply than its closest rival. <br> </p> <br> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://yourstory.com/2022/10/dunzo-for-business-b2b-vertical-mid-last-mile-logistics-smb-brands/amp" target="_blank"> <b>Dunzo plans to scale B2B vertical </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 19th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Hyperlocal logistics company Dunzo wants to scale its B2B vertical, Dunzo for Business, to top 20 cities over the next one year to solve for mid-mile and last-mile logistics demands from SMBs and brands. </p> <a href="https://yourstory.com/2022/10/dunzo-for-business-b2b-vertical-mid-last-mile-logistics-smb-brands/amp" target=" _blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block;width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:15px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #000;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>With its B2B vertical, Dunzo helps small businesses with first and last mile delivery. Although B2B currently contributes 5% of Dunzo’s revenues, expanding this vertical will help generate recurring demand. This is another step to increase AOV and like Zomato and Swiggy, to have a foothold in every touchpoint of the on-demand grocery ecosystem. <br> </p> <br> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://www.pymnts.com/buy-now-pay-later/2022/klarna-cellpay-team-offer-bnpl-prepaid-cellphone-minutes/" target="_blank"> <b>Klarna, CellPay Team to Offer BNPL on Prepaid Cellphone Minutes </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 30th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">FinTech solution provider CellPay has partnered with Klarna to offer Klarna’s interest-free “Pay in 4” option to consumers who are buying prepaid cellphone minutes from CellPay. </p> <a href="https://www.pymnts.com/buy-now-pay-later/2022/klarna-cellpay-team-offer-bnpl-prepaid-cellphone-minutes/" target=" _blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block;width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:15px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #000;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> Amidst a series of disappointing news prints around consumer sentiment in developed markets, Klarna’s partnership with Cellpay is likely to benefit the company in expanding its business at a relatively lower CAC, in what has been a sobering year for the industry <br> </p> <br> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f7cab4bd5e4cc19b0624_Asset%2060%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221014005092/en/Exabeam-Named-a-Leader-in-the-2022-Gartner%C2%AE-Magic-Quadrant%E2%84%A2-for-Security-Information-and-Event-Management-for-the-Fourth-Time-in-a-Row"> <b>Exabeam Named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Information and Event Management for the Fourth Time in a Row</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 14th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Exabeam has been recognized as a Leader in the report for the fourth consecutive time since 2018. Exabeam modernizes today’s security operations centers (SOCs) with industry-leading advanced analytics and by automating the entire threat detection, investigation, and response (TDIR) workflow, accelerating the time it takes to conduct investigations and resolve security incidents. </p> <a href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221014005092/en/Exabeam-Named-a-Leader-in-the-2022-Gartner%C2%AE-Magic-Quadrant%E2%84%A2-for-Security-Information-and-Event-Management-for-the-Fourth-Time-in-a-Row" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <br> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220926005855/en/Grab-targets-Group-Adjusted-EBITDA-breakeven-by-H2-2024-as-it-accelerates-path-to-profitability"> <b>Grab targets Group adjusted EBITDA breakeven by H2 2024 as it accelerates path to profitability</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 17th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">With a focus on sustainable growth, Grab announced that it expects Group revenues to grow strongly between 45% to 55% year-on-year in 2023 and also expects to reach breakeven for its Digibank operations by 2026 as it accelerates path to profitability. </p> <a href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220926005855/en/Grab-targets-Group-Adjusted-EBITDA-breakeven-by-H2-2024-as-it-accelerates-path-to-profitability" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:15px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #000;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> Grab is betting on two levers - better tech efficiency which reduces redundancy in its driver fleets and a subscription service like Amazon Prime, that allows it to upsell services to its customers. The initial feedback so far, on these aspects has been encouraging, with EBITDA and Gross margin both improving in 1H 22. The expectation is for these cylinders to continue firing, pushing the company in the direction of profitability by 2023. <br> </p> <br> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/63107494ccfe74494f9cb278_Heading%20deal%20updates.gif" style="display: block;width: 200px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://www.engadget.com/epic-games-match-group-google-motion-213036490.html?src=rss" target="_blank"> <b> Epic Games and Match Group want to bring additional antitrust allegations against Google </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 9th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> Epic Games and Match Group have accused Google of paying off developers that had the means and ability to create competing Android app stores. <a href="https://www.engadget.com/epic-games-match-group-google-motion-213036490.html?src=rss" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:0px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:15px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #000;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> The lawsuit is another salvo in Epic Games’ continuing battle against mobile operating system giants - Apple and Google - in its bid to keep attracting the best game developers to its ecosystem and to become the platform of choice for their metaverse. However, given the fate of its erstwhile lawsuit against Apple, it would be too quick to comment on the business impact of recent antitrust litigation against Google <br> </p> <br> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration:none;" href="https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/598062496/synoption-receives-exemption-for-sef-registration-from-cftc-commodities-futures-trading-commission" target="_blank"> <b>SynOption receives exemption for SEF registration from CFTC</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">October 27th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">SynOption receives exemption for SEF registration from CFTC (Commodities Futures Trading Commission). SEF exemption will allow SynOption to onboard US market participants on its MAS licensed FX Options trading venue, increasing geographical footprint and userbase. </p> <a href="https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/598062496/synoption-receives-exemption-for-sef-registration-from-cftc-commodities-futures-trading-commission" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px;height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table id="wn" border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #012d98;" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <a href="https://help.kristal.ai/hc/en-us/articles/7021948650257" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/6347d810d519f07c79e1cbe7_Asset%20116%406x.png" style="width:100%;"> </a> </div> </td> </tr> </tbody></table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #fff;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;background: #F2EFEA;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img id="id" class="mw-100" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e5b48acaee0a3d505cca_Asset%2084%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 350px;" title="Banner"> <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Discover interesting private markets facts and information right here!</p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex-col-mob" style="vertical-align:middle;"> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <img class="mw-200" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1cmYRBo0mBBk3uxS_NPVR7xwHwbtWtPuT" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 250px;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6980536686338355200" target="_blank"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Singapore homes the highest number of unicorns and start-ups in South East Asia</b> </p> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Singapore is considered one of the most desirable destinations for startup investments in the region owing to the country's pool of skilled talent, strong political and economic stability, etc. </p> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6980536686338355200" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> </td> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6956228415800688640" target="_blank"> <img class="image-blog" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1r3oX2kIHJh6U7e-eOM2vceh-AvHwnSCN"style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding-top: 180px;" title="Banner"> </a> </td> </tr> </table> <img class="mw-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af1ca29ddc35f115a7a_Asset%2038%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 200px;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Understanding Fractionalised Investments in Real Estate</b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne3T__BQPW8&ab_channel=KristalAI"> <img class="image-blog" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=17uVccynQef2SPK3y_PY7Wbv6mLfiDvDI" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </a> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:40px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>About</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Watch our exclusive webinar on ‘Understanding Fractionalised Investments in Real Estate' to gain a deeper understanding of the prospects, risks, and opportunities associated with fractionalized real estate investments. </p> <p style="margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Here’s a glimpse of the key topics discussed:</p> <ul style="margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:30px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:50px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <li>Importance, expectation, and ideal asset allocation of real estate investments</li> <li>Challenges faced in the space</li> <li>Fractionalized real estate: a brief overview</li> <li>Difference between REITs & FRE & Complete ownership of a property</li> <li>The different avenues/ platforms for investors to invest in FRE and much more!</li> </ul> </td> </tr> </table> <div style="text-align:center;"> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne3T__BQPW8&ab_channel=KristalAI" target="_blank"> <img style="width:170px;" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af3bc1fc69ee73505b0_Asset%2040%406x.png"> </a> <br> <br> </div> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; 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