Then at 20:00, we want to celebrate and let our hair down after lockdown. Private dining at Cassia for 20, $70 set menu. Register NOW!
Moxion has just taken (with immense gratitude) $1.4M from investors, $600k+ from FKA, to be ready for the Hollywood restart. Smart, perfect timing given today's latest news bulletin.
Lights, camera, infection! Hollywood unlocks - Film and TV studios in Los Angeles county will get the green light to start shooting again today. [...] Trickiest of all is the acting itself. How do you film a socially distanced love scene? ...
So, our own Nawaz is actually behind The Inquisitive VC. So cool! Not that long ago he was still an eager FKApprenctice. GO, Nawaz!
HSP - a new acronym in the Kiwi startup ecosystem. Rob Vickery's boy is still in nappies but Rob is already recruiting young Kiwis to scout deals for him. Essentially, he divvies up $1M to scouts to invest in startups they surface. Then they split the proceeds 50/50. Cool idea!
If you want to hear it from the Jason Statham voice without the look listen to NewstalkZB. Why not be a scout? Apply here!
Funny! In the world of psychology, HSP stands for quite the opposite of what VC stands for in the world of investing.
Fifteen years after Eric Baker was fired from StubHub, the ticketing giant he cofounded, he bought it back for $4 billion — weeks before coronavirus utterly wrecked the business. Revenge isn’t always sweet. Read it!
Jackie has felt more isolated during lockdown than many others. Her email Jackie.Young@fka.nz was misconfigured and she didn't get any mail.
Christoph Janz, Point Nine Capital says, "Given that we have a global pandemic and are likely heading into the deepest recession since World War II, it’s obviously not a great time to fundraise. At the same time, tech companies are better off than any other industry, and, to answer the question posed in the headline, VCs are still investing!"
Check out Equity on Netflix! A senior investment banker must fight for her survival when scandal swirls around her handling of a tech company's high-profile IPO. Three strong female leads! Watch the trailer.