Friday, 19 July 2013

Venture Capital Survey: Win a Free Advisory Session with Amoo Worth £1,000!

Amoo is a boutique advisory firm focused on supporting Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) start-ups in Emerging Markets and OECD countries. We are currently collaborating with Durham University Business School to evaluate the venture capital landscape and to see how this can be enhanced. We are seeking your views to help with our research

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Building a Future for Sustainable Finance – a report on the 2013 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Conference

By Tom Robson from Eton College (edited by Godman Usman, Analyst at Amoo VC Advisory)

The deepening of capital markets through private and public sector co-operation would be another big step forward in the overhaul of the infrastructural deficit identified within emerging markets. Consequentially this would boost SMEs future prospects, who are typically the largest contributors to national output and almost exclusively the main source of employment. Limitations from the misconceptions of the phrase ‘green projects’, coupled with the prevailing culture of short-termism must be reformed in order to bolster such co-operation. Doing so would help design the much needed environment for long-term growth for emerging market economies, which in turn should help alleviate absolute poverty (currently affecting an estimated 1.2 billion people globally) by 2030.