Tag Archives: small businesses

Government sets up technology investment fund

Reuters UK – The government has created a fund to invest in technology-based firms with high growth potential, which it hopes will raise up to 1 billion pounds over the next decade. The UK Innovation Investment Fund will focus on […]

Middleman company tied to Madoff case

Tacoma News Tribune – Tucked among the hedge funds and the famous names on Bernard Madoff’s client roster is an unlikely group of about 800 people – strangers to one another, yet all listed at the same anonymous Denver address. […]

Colombia, Venezuela form $200 million fund to boost trade

Jamaica Gleaner – The presidents of Colombia and Venezuela pledged Saturday to invest US$100 million each in a special fund in hopes of boosting cross-border trade as the world economic crisis slashes global demand for their exports. The cash will […]

Now, hedge funds to be bailed out

domain-B – Hedge funds will be allowed to borrow from the Federal Reserve for the first time under a landmark $200-billion programme intended to support consumer credit. The new programme is aimed at injecting credit for consumers and small businesses […]