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The Recent Resurgence of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

By James Inness and Anna Ngo Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are companies that are incorporated for the purpose of making one or more strategic acquisitions. SPACs are also referred to as “blank check” companies or “cash shells”, which seek to raise capital by listing shares on a stock exchange. Each SPAC has its … Continue Reading

Tighter connections between the Bay Area and Israel will encourage investment flows

By Tad Freese Silicon Valley trends are often soon felt in its Israel equivalent Silicon Wadi. The two start-up ecosystems are intrinsically linked. In April this year, the connection between the two regions was further tightened when United Airlines launched a new direct flight between Tel Aviv and San Francisco. New flight routes are demand … Continue Reading
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