A record 219 companies went public through this fundraising vehicle that uses a reverse merger with an existing private business to create a publicly-listed entity. This accounted for more than $73 billion dollars of investment, providing private equity startups a new outlet to raise capital and provide shareholder liquidity.
In 2016, Iceland was voted the world’s safest location to host a data center, Strategically placed mid-way between the world’s two largest data markets, Europe and North America, Verne Global is located on a secure former NATO Base. We caught up with CEO Dominic Ward to learn more about Verne Global, its expansion plans, and latest round of funding from investors that include Wellcome Trust, Novator Partners, General Catalyst, and Sefnir.
“We were some of the first researchers to explore this in real-time, and in the process, we learned how this phenomenon could be harnessed and change the world of energy storage.”
Two constants have guided my professional life: venture capital and real estate. Every year, I eagerly await to see which portfolio will produce greater returns. Today, in the words of the great (fictional) New Yorker George Louis Costanza, “Worlds are colliding!” Enertiv, a New York Angels investment, keeps growing with an impressive client list of property managers and […]