Fayetteville, Arkansas-based crowdfunding and business planning platform EquityNet LLC raised $2.1 million in a new fundnig round led by Proton Enterprises for the expansion of its equity crowdfunding platform.
US President Barack Obama announced the new members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) who will help start and grow new businesses in the US and around the world.
Northwestern University (NU) trustees Michael Ferro Jr and Pat Ryan Jr each donated $2 million to build an incubator space called the Garage near the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion where student entrepreneurs can develop projects, classes, and businesses.
London, UK-based innovation hub TrueStart raised $5 million in a seed funding round to invest in 20 retail and consumer startups in Europe every year and provide them with legal and recruitment support.
Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam said his country is conducting trade missions to its neighboring country, the Philippines, where seven companies are interested in investing in the infrastructure, transport, consumer services, and logistics sectors.
New Delhi, India-based microfinance institution Satin Creditcare Network Limited (SCNL) bagged $4.7 million (INR28.44 crore) in a funding round led by Norway-based impact investor NMI Fund III KS (NMI) to fuel its growth and diversification.
Opus Bank announced filing its IPO today and listed 5,757,460 shares of common stock and would be listed on the NASDAQ.
A source told ET that Brookfield Asset Management intends to acquire a 100 percent stake in Unitech Corporate Parks.
Kenya's investment firm TransCentury has sold 34 percent of the stake it holds in Rift Valley Railways to Citadel, reported Ventures Africa.
Finance Minister George Osborne made it clear that the government did not interfere with the sale of Lloyds branches to Co-op Bank, reported Reuters.
Banco Mare Nostrum has intended to sell its shares before the deadline of the state funded bailout aid it received before the 2017 deadline.
The Rubicon Project Inc. has announced pricing its initial public offering valued at USD15 per share of common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Hungary's OTP Bank is close to acquiring MKB from BayernLB said sources familiar with the matter, reported Reuters.
Varun Beverages planned to invest USD300 million for a business expansion in South Asia and Africa, reported Ventures Africa.
Three banks have offered a bridge loan for the acquisition of Singapore's Overseas-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd. over Wing Hang Bank, reported Reuters citing sources familiar with the matter.