The Comeback of the Decade? On the 24th of February, 2022, the world woke up to the news of Russia launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. What followed were sweeping economic sanctions on Russia by the U.S., Canada, and the European Union in an attempt to financially destabilize Russia. Expectedly, the Russian Ruble crashed by […]
The world was just recuperating from the COVID-19 induced economic shocks in 2022, but two major growth risks are looming large against a backdrop of alarmingly high inflation. The world economy was already facing a multi-year high inflationary pressure which got more severe due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, which further led to the tightening of the economic cycle by the Fed.
Venture Capital deals have seen a blockbuster year (2021), but investors have turned cautious about the startup funding boom and predict that it might not sustain much longer. Although, the total global startup funding doubled in 2021, hitting a record high value of over $620 billion and a 69% jump in the number of privately held “unicorns.”