January 18, 2021

Cayman Islands: Family office landscape

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By Chris Larkin (EY) Cayman Finance From Mondaq There’s an industry adage that says “when you’ve seen one family office … you’ve seen one family office.” This is especially true in the current environment where many group structures either avoid the label “family office” or have grown complex so quickly that they don’t realise this […]

What Silicon Valley tech VCs get wrong about consumer investing

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By Ryan Caldbeck From TechCrunch When I began fundraising for CircleUp six years ago, I encountered many investors whose eyes would glaze over when I mentioned “consumer.” These investors would fidget uncomfortably or drop their gaze when I explained that our platform would only provide capital to small CPG companies. I would often hear the […]

Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Researchers have finally overcome the limitations that prevent carbon nanotubes from outrunning their old-school counterparts. The computing industry sees carbon nanotube transistors as something of a Holy Grail. They promise not just faster performance and lower power consumption than silicon, but a way to prevent the stagnation of processor technology […]

A real fight over virtual reality

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By Jenna Greene, From The Litigation Daily The Oculus Rift, I am told by a reliable authority (my 16-year-old son), is awesome. The virtual reality headset is poised to transform the $90 billion video gaming industry and—at least according to this week’s Time Magazine cover story—the world. But like most lucrative inventions, it’s also the […]