Tech Review | Tech Regulation and Volatility in the VC Landscape (video)

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Tech Review (TR 2018-04-28)--Domain Mondo's weekly review of tech news with commentary, analysis and opinion: Features • 1) Tech Regulation and Volatility in the Venture Capital Landscape, 2) New Era of European Startup Investing, 3) Investing: The Week, Investing Notes4) ICYMI Tech News.

1) Tech Regulation and Volatility in the Venture Capital Landscape

Trae Vassallo, Defy Partners Management (domain: defy.vc) managing director, discusses possible regulation of the tech sector and other current issues affecting the technology sector. She spoke with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology" April 17, 2018.

See also Blowback Against Facebook, Google And Amazon Is Just Beginning | ZeroHedge.com: "... people are starting to question the social and political costs of these tech darlings' dominance and the billions in profits they reap ... We all understand how Corporate Media undermines democracy: recall how every time Bernie Sanders won a Democratic primary in 2016, The New York Times and The Washington Post "reported" the news in small typeface in a sidebar, while every Hillary Clinton primary win was trumpeted in large headlines at the top of page one. But this sort of manipulation is visible; what Google and Facebook do is invisible ... Amazon is the embodiment of numerous destructive dynamics ..."

2) European VCs Raise Cash in New Era of Startup Investing

Dawn Capital (domain: dawncapital.com) General Partner Haakon Overli and Octopus Ventures (domain: octopusventures.com) CEO Alliott Cole discuss the hundreds of millions in new funding raised to invest in European startups. They joined Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde Tuesday on "Bloomberg Technology" April 19, 2018.

See also Why Venture Capital is Pouring Into Token Startups | YouTube.com Apr 13, 2018:  Lonne Jaffe, managing director at Insight Venture Partners (domain: insightpartners.com), discusses investing in cryptocurrency and technology startups with Bloomberg.com's Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss.""

3) Investing
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The Week--NASDAQ Composite | S&P 500 Index | DJIA--markets basically "flat" for the week.
Investing Notes:
  • Q1 2018 earnings this past week on DomainMondo.com: Alphabet, Twitter, Facebook, Verisign, Amazon
  • Deutsche Bank Abandons Global Investment Banking: Deutsche will concentrate on its European home market, in contrast to UK-based Barclays, its main European rival. Barclays reported Thursday pre-tax profits at its corporate and investment bank rose 48 per cent in the quarter, beating Wall Street rivals with a 21 per cent surge in trading revenue (in US dollar terms).
  • Tech chaos blocks Spanish-owned bank's UK customers from their funds: Day 5 |  "But as they say here in Spain, haste can kill (la prisa mata)."--WolfStreet.com.

4) ICYMI Tech News:
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  • Amazon will raise the US price of Prime for the first time in 4 years, from $99 to $119; change will take effect for new subs May 11 and existing subs June 16--Recode.net

-- John Poole, Editor, Domain Mondo  

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