Expat News Tagged 'venture capital'

Canada To Launch New Investor Visa Pilot

Canada To Launch New Investor Visa Pilot

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 19 December, 2014

Canada will begin accepting applications for its Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program from late next month. Read full story »

Tags: investment | business | venture capital | Canada | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | business investment | Immigration

 

Australia To Tighten Investment Criteria For Investor Visas

Australia To Tighten Investment Criteria For Investor Visas

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 24 October, 2014

Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, has said that users of the country's Significant Investor Visa scheme and the new Premium Investor Visa scheme should have to make riskier investments in return for residency. Investment in residential real estate will no longer qualify. Read full story »

Tags: investment | business | investment funds | Australia | venture capital | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Visas and Passports | business investment | Invest | Investment

 

Canada Issues First Start-Up Visas To Entrepreneurs

Canada Issues First Start-Up Visas To Entrepreneurs

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 August, 2014

Canada's Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, has met with business leaders to promote a new visa that is aimed at bringing together entrepreneurs from abroad with Canadian venture capital funds, angel investor groups, and business incubators. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | business | law | entrepreneurs | education | venture capital | Canada | Expats | Immigration | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

Australian Significant Investor Visa Under Review

Australian Significant Investor Visa Under Review

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 17 April, 2014

The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has encouraged the Department of Immigration to expand the range of assets in which offshore investors can invest to secure residence through the Significant Investment Visa program. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | investment | private equity | Australia | offshore | venture capital | Expats | Immigration | Investment | Visas and Passports | Invest | Immigration | Investment

 

Venture Capital Funding Opportunities Increasing

Venture Capital Funding Opportunities Increasing

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 April, 2014

Access to venture capital funding appears to be improving, based on figures released by British research and consultancy firm Preqin. In the first quarter there were 1,402 venture capital financings globally with an aggregate value of USD15.6bn, representing the highest quarterly value since the financial crisis in 2008. Read full story »

Tags: investment | accounting | China | internet | venture capital | Expats | Europe | North America

 

UK Seeks Greater Returns From Investor Visas

UK Seeks Greater Returns From Investor Visas

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 05 March, 2014

A public body that advises the UK Government on immigration has set out proposals for reform of the investor visa program, including a higher minimum threshold, the tightening of permissible investment instruments, and a limitation to the number of "premium route" visas offered, which it proposes should be auctioned to the highest bidders. Read full story »

Tags: investment | interest | United Kingdom | venture capital | Expats | Visas and Passports | Invest

 

Jersey Funds Sector Brimming With Activity

Jersey Funds Sector Brimming With Activity

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 03 March, 2014

A rise in high value real estate and private equity funds targeting the United Kingdom, continental European, and global assets have been structured through Jersey in recent months, providing evidence of Jersey's growing appeal as an alternative investment funds domicile, says Jersey Finance. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | Finance | investment | private equity | interest | law | financial services | investment funds | China | Jersey | Singapore | United Kingdom | offshore | venture capital | alternative investment | services | Expats | Investment | Europe | Invest | North America | Africa | Investment

 

Changes To UK Investor Visa Requirements Mooted

Changes To UK Investor Visa Requirements Mooted

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 29 January, 2014

Law firm Kingsley Napley LLP has suggested amendments to the United Kingdom's Tier 1 investor visa requirements. Read full story »

Tags: tax | investment | business | Malta | United Kingdom | education | venture capital | Expats | Investment | Invest | Other | Investment

 

Europe Sees Record Venture Capital Investment In 2013

Europe Sees Record Venture Capital Investment In 2013

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 08 January, 2014

European companies received EUR6.3bn (USD8.3bn) of venture capital investment in 2013, according to a report from research and consultancy firm Preqin. Read full story »

Tags: investment | India | China | Israel | venture capital | Expats | Europe | North America

 

PE Fundraising Hits 5-Year High In 2013

PE Fundraising Hits 5-Year High In 2013

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 January, 2014

During 2013 private equity firms around the world raised USD356bn, the largest amount since the beginning of the global financial crisis in 2008 and an 18.6 percent year-on-year increase, according to a report by Private Equity International's Research & Analytics division. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | private equity | India | accounting | China | venture capital | Expats | Europe | Asia-Pacific | North America

 

 




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