Venture capital is undergoing profound global shifts, including a dramatic rise in investments into Asia. With various alternative-investment leadership roles over the past decade, Vistra’s Caroline Baker has been well-positioned to witness these changes. In this interview, she discusses how Chinese investors are influencing the VC landscape, why Southeast Asia is such a popular investment target, and more.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Uber’s growth and related conflicts are a sign of the times, Malaysia’s city of the future, and a US telecommunications firm investing in Tanzania.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how to make sense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Africa’s precarious middle class, and a Texas honky-tonk in Tokyo.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at a caption of the year candidate from a Vietnamese newspaper, Johnny Rockets’ expansion into Southeast Asia, and the best and worst countries for expats.