• Venture firms are making more hires - here's what that means for entrepreneurs

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    With the increase of capital in Silicon Valley, venture firms are bringing on more partners.
    Some entrepreneurs say that the process of raising capital from bigger firms has grown increasingly bureaucratic.
    There's an increase in the number of venture firms making new hires, and it's having a ripple effect on how entrepreneurs raise capital.
    A new report from compensation data firm J.Thelander Consulting shows that 80% of venture capital and private equity firms brought on new members in 2018, a 14% uptick from last year. Much of this has to do with the amount of money flooding Silicon...
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  • Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

    Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    MOSCOW - Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process."
    The company, TLSContact, is "simply an application point," according to a statement. Final decisions are made in the U.K.
    The statement late Friday came in response to an investigation published by investigative group Bellingcat and Russian website The Insider. The investigation aims to show how Russian military intelligence officers, charged with poisoning a former Russian spy on British soil, obtained U.K. visas.
    A former...
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