A $100 Million Mission to Alleviate Human Suffering: Q&A With Evolve Foundation’s’ Bo Shao
Nov 12. 2019 China’s Shao Family deployed $100 million in a unique non-profit focused on combating loneliness, purposelessness, fear and anger through technology.
“I know a lot of very wealthy people and many are very anxious or depressed,” venture capitalist and entrepreneur Bo Shao told TechCrunch at the time of the launch. Shao launched EachNet in 1999, an e-commerce company that would become China’s largest by the time it was acquired by eBay for US$225 million in 2003.Read More
The Nordic Tech Startup Scene: Q&A With Pontus Stråhlman of Spinnaker Ventures
June 15 – 21. 2019
Nearly 9,000 kilometers away from Silicon Valley, a combination of entrepreneurial spirit, tech savvy and new capital is creating a startup hub at the periphery of Northern Europe. Despite being home to only 3.6% of the continent’s population, the Nordics (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) accounted for more than 10% of the venture capital funding in Europe last year, according to data published by Sifted.
Investing in Fine Art: Q&A With Winston Art Group’s Elizabeth von Habsburg
June 10 – 14. 2019
Art industry experts who gathered at the Business of Art Observed event in New York last week discussed how technology and growing awareness is changing the market for everyone. Closing remarks were delivered by Elizabeth von Habsburg, Managing Director of the Winston Art Group, one of the largest art advisory and appraisal firms in the world.
Q&A with Witter Family Offices CIO Sherry Pryor Witter
May 20 – 24. 2019
Single-family office Witter Family Offices was established in 2011. Over the past decade, co-founders and husband and wife team Sherry and Michael Witter have combined their professional money management skills with their ambitious philanthropic efforts to create an efficient model for sustaining and sharing their wealth.