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July 27, 2022

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} div#custom-code { padding: 10px 20px !important; } .mx-200 { max-width: 200px !important; } .pd-10 { padding: 10px !important; } } .gt-cta { background: #002D98; padding: 10px 40px; border-radius: 10px; color: white; font-size: 20px; } </style> <div class="content-defi">Scroll down to catch up on the latest happenings and developments taking place in the private markets landscape!</div> <br> <br> <div style="margin-bottom:20px;" class="nav-sections"> <a href="#pm"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af0ca29dd3d1b115a78_Asset%2029%406x.png"> </a> <a href="#du"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af0e877052135822c85_Asset%2030%406x.png"> </a> <a href="#wn"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e903f8c624b9738ff291f9_Asset%2082%406x.png"> </a> <a href="#id"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e5b4ae456041fb362ab1_Asset%2083%406x.png"> </a> </div> <div class="content-defi " style="margin-right:0 !important;padding: 20px 30px;background: #f7f5f2;"> <div id="pm" class="content-defi " style="margin-right:0 !important;padding: 20px 0px 0px;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62de8be33b2f2c3a5f285aec_Asset%203%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; width: 370px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner" width="370"> <div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Global Quarterly VC Funding Updates - Q2’22</b> </p> <table style="margin-bottom: 20px;"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%;" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The global funding to startups reached US$108.5 billion in Q2’22. <br> There was, however, a 23% drop quarter-over-quarter (QoQ). The quarter was still the sixth-largest quarter for funding on record despite the new funding level marking a 6-quarter low. </p> </td> <td style="width:30%;" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39f3084672cc584fc4_Blog%20Quartely.png" style="display: block;padding: 0 30px;margin-top: -50px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> </div> </div> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;border-radius: 15px;" width="100%"> <tr> <td> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Monthly PE/VC Funding Updates - Global & India (June’2022) </b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) Investments </b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr style="vertical-align: baseline;" class="d-flex"> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> Globally, for the month of June, the total PE and VC investments reached US$62 billion - which highlights an increase in the PE and VC investments when compared to the investments raised in the month of May 2022, which totaled US$56 billion. </p> </td> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">In India, however, the total PE and VC investments in the month of June, which hit US$4.9 billion mark, witnessed a drop when compared to the PE and VC investments reported in the month of May, which had reached US$5.3 billion in total. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <img class="pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e5b5656ae71eabf436c2_Asset%2086%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 100px;" title="Banner"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>The Number of Deals Recorded - June 2022 </b> </p> <br> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd391148f426190269f1_No%20of%20deals%20Global%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 60px;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Global </b> <br>The month of June 2022 recorded 1813 deals when compared to 1767 deals in May 2022, indicating that the total number of deals undertaken in the month of June has witnessed an upward trend. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <table style="width:100%;margin-top: 30px;"> <tr class="d-flex" style=" vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39bac2b0202a4d73f3_no%20of%20deals%20India%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 80px;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>India </b> <br> The month of June 2022 recorded 115 deals, which included about 12 large deals of value ≥ US$100 million, when compared to 109 deals in May 2022, indicating that the total number of deals undertaken in the month of June has witnessed an upward trend. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <img class="w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 60px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>The Month’s Top 5 PE/VC Investments - India (June 2022) </b> </p> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62ea45afba10f52138f5c611_Asset%2088%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> </div> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Largest Funding Deal of the Month - India (June 2022)</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> Actis acquired six operating highway toll road projects in India from Welspun Enterprises Limited (WEL), part of the Welspun Group</b> <br> <br> For an aggregate Enterprise Value of US$775 million, Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, has acquired six operating highway toll road projects in India from Welspun Enterprises Limited (WEL), part of the Welspun Group. </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The deal is subject to certain conditions, such as approval from the lenders of Highway Projects, the National Highways Authority of India, and the Maharashtra Public Works Department.</p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Actis Long Life Infrastructure Fund (ALLIF) focuses on investing in stabilised operating assets, in a wide range of infrastructure sectors, that deliver a strong cash yield. This will be Actis's first road investment in India. </b> </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e644c624b97984f146ab_Asset%2085%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <br> </p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Largest Funding Deal of the Week - India (Week of 25th July 2022)</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <img style="padding-right: 15px;width: 130px;position: relative;top: -3px;" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd3bbac2b066814d7400_Yes_Bank_logo%20blog.svg.2.png">- Funding deal that took the lion's share. </p> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Yes Bank to raise Rs 8,898 crore and sell 10% stake each to Carlyle and Advent International</b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:80%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <ul style="line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <li>Yes Bank's board on Friday approved to raise a capital of Rs 8,898 crore from funds affiliated with private equity investors Carlyle and Advent International, with both the funds potentially acquiring a 10 percent stake each in the bank, as per Yes Bank. </li> </ul> </p> </td> <td style="width:20%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog2 mt-30 w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39eff86ab82c52ea4a_yes%20bank1.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%; margin-top: -30px;padding: 0 30px;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:20%" class="w100-section"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd3adcaac725ac56f807_yes%20bank2%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:80%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <ul style="line-height:1.5;padding-top:40px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <li>This will be raised through a combination of Rs 5,100 crore in equity shares and Rs 3,800 crore in equity share warrants, Yes Bank stated.</li> <li>Further, Yes Bank also increased authorized share capital to Rs 8,200 crore from Rs 6,200 crore. </li> </ul> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 60px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Weekly PE/VC Funding Updates - India (July 2022) </b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">When compared to the total fund in the week of July 18th, which amounted to US$141 million, the week of July 25th witnessed a significant positive upward trend, with total PE and VC investments being recorded at US$1.47 billion in total. </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39953e87e6f8b1e040_weekly%20funding%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 10px 60px;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 40px 0 50px;" title="seperator"> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #fff;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img id="du" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e04e7cbb21833229d6_Asset%2056%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Here's a quick glance at the latest deal-related news in the market.</p> <img class="mx-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e10d200a7da1e14f9b_Asset%2057%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;width: 290px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.klarna.com/international/regulatory-news/klarna-closes-major-financing-round-during-worst-stock-downturn-in-50-years/" target="_blank"> <b>Klarna announced the closing of major financing round at a US$6.7 billion post-money valuation - the worst stock downturn in 50 years</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">July 11th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Klarna announced the closing of a new US$800 million financing at a US$6.7 billion post-money valuation. Despite such a downturn, the investment is of US$800 million in common equity and at a valuation 3x times higher than back in 2018, outperforming Klarna’s public peers for the same time period. </p> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.klarna.com/international/regulatory-news/klarna-closes-major-financing-round-during-worst-stock-downturn-in-50-years/" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px;height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> The round witnessed a 85% drop from the last round's valuation. It is important to note that the company has maintained a consistent growth mode and has met its projections and they have made good on projections. There has been a shift in market focus from growth to profitability. <br> Despite Klarna's high growth rate, it is far from profitable, a fact well known. </p> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-07/blockfi-looks-to-raise-new-cash-at-reduced-1-billion-valuation" target="_blank"> <b>BlockFi's valuation sinks by ~80% to US$1 billion in its latest funding round</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">June 8th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Crypto lending platform BlockFi Inc. is looking to raise new funding that would value the company at about US$1 billion, and the firm may raise around US$100 million, though the amount is still being finalized as per the source. BlockFi had previously raised US$350 million at a US$3 billion valuation in March of last year. </p> <a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-07/blockfi-looks-to-raise-new-cash-at-reduced-1-billion-valuation" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px;height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2022/07/01/ftx-us-deal-with-troubled-crypto-lender-blockfi-floats-acquisition-with-up-to-240m-purchase-price/" target="_blank">FTX has offered to offer a credit line to the company,</a> with an option to buy it out for US$240 million. BlockFi's significant downward revision in valuation is an example of the contagion effects from the fall of Three Arrows capital, a crypto-centric hedge fund, which have weighed on the DeFi space, including Celsius network, Voyager and Vauld. </p> <img class="mx-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f7c98c1c3a422612895f_Asset%2059%404x.png" style="width: 280px;display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://gulfbusiness.com/rakbank-kraken-to-offer-uaes-first-dirham-denominated-virtual-asset-trading/" target="_blank"> <b>RAKBANK, Kraken to offer UAE’s first dirham-denominated virtual asset trading</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">July 18, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">RAKBANK and leading global digital asset exchange, Kraken MENA are working together to enable UAE residents to trade virtual assets in dirhams using their local bank account. The partnership aims to have their UAE-based clients fund their crypto accounts through local fund transfers from any bank in the UAE.</p> <a href="https://gulfbusiness.com/rakbank-kraken-to-offer-uaes-first-dirham-denominated-virtual-asset-trading/" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> As per our advisors, this development is positive from a ‘Proof of Concept’ perspective, especially with regard to integrating blockchain-based solutions at the backend of banking operations. </p> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/startups/edtech-carnage-continues-as-whitehat-jr-lays-off-300-employees/articleshow/92524262.cms" target="_blank"> <b>WhiteHat Jr, which Byju’s acquired in August 2020, has laid off around 300 employees in its latest attempt to cut costs</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">June 29, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">In an attempt to restructure costs and reduce cash burn, WhiteHat Jr laid off around 300 employees, out of which the majority of the sacked employees were in the code-teaching and sales teams. Byju’s had acquired WhiteHat Jr, which offers courses in coding to children, for US$300 million in August 2020.</p> <a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/startups/edtech-carnage-continues-as-whitehat-jr-lays-off-300-employees/articleshow/92524262.cms" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block;width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> While the company has laid down its sales force, it has also increased its headcount to 50,000. Hence, at an overall company level, it is a net positive with respect to human resources and 300 employees would be less than 1% of the organization's strength. </p> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/volvo-epic-games-partnership-unreal-engine-infotainment-graphics/" target="_blank"> <b>Volvo collaborates with Epic Games to use Unreal Engine to create ‘photorealistic’ graphics in its electric cars</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">June 02, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Volvo announced that it has partnered with Epic Games to bring some major visual upgrades to the next generation of Volvo's telematics. Volvo, with this collaboration, has become the first European OEM to team up with Epic for this purpose, bringing some impressive improvements to the system's graphics, from rendering to 3D animation.</p> <a href="https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/volvo-epic-games-partnership-unreal-engine-infotainment-graphics/" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> Our experts believe that this shall further progress in Epic Games' strategy of becoming a B2B virtual reality infrastructure player. </p> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f7cab4bd5e4cc19b0624_Asset%2060%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.aninews.in/news/business/business/automation-anywhere-ranked-1-for-public-cloud-rpa-market-share-by-leading-analyst-firm20220706113041/" target="_blank"> <b>Automation Anywhere ranked #1 for public cloud RPA market share by leading analyst firm - IDC</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">July 06, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Automation Anywhere has been ranked number one as per the market share report by IDC, a global research firm, for cloud RPA. With a 46% market share, Automation Anywhere took the number one spot for the second consecutive year.</p> <a href="https://www.aninews.in/news/business/business/automation-anywhere-ranked-1-for-public-cloud-rpa-market-share-by-leading-analyst-firm20220706113041/" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block;width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> Our experts believe that in the field of emerging competition, it is critical to stay relevant in order to be able to maintain and grow market share. Thus, maintaining the top position in cloud RPA is definitely beneficial. </p> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/06/08/2458831/0/en/Rubrik-Named-a-Winner-of-the-Coveted-Global-InfoSec-Awards-as-Hot-Company-in-Data-Security-at-RSA-Conference-2022.html" target="_blank"> <b>Rubrik was named a winner of the coveted Global InfoSec Awards as the Hot Company in Data Security by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">June 08, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Rubrik’s recognition in the 2022 Global InfoSec Awards follows continued product innovation, including the recent launch of Rubrik Security Cloud to secure customers’ data, wherever it lives, across the enterprise, cloud, and SaaS.</p> <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2022/06/08/2458831/0/en/Rubrik-Named-a-Winner-of-the-Coveted-Global-InfoSec-Awards-as-Hot-Company-in-Data-Security-at-RSA-Conference-2022.html" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> With Rubrik receiving this recognition, our advisors believe that it successfully highlights Rubrik's uniqueness from a solution perspective. </p> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Furlenco, under its umbrella company, House of Kieraya, now allows users to rent, rent to own, buy refurbished as well as purchase new products on the platform</b> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">Quartely Update</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The company reached its highest ever capacity utilisation rate of 92.5% in May'22. The company believes to be on track to reach the projected revenue target for this year, i.e., US$24 million after achieving average revenues of US$2 million in Q1'22. House of Kieraya generated US$640K cash flow from operations per month last quarter and is focusing on cost optimisation and improving EBITDA margins.</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table id="wn" border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #012d98;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e247cd5b3d5b844d7c2386_Screenshot%202022-07-28%20at%201.52.32%20PM.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 20px; max-width: 300px;margin-left:0px;" title="heading" class="mw-100"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:24px;color: #fff;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Offerings </b> </p> <a style="color:white;text-decoration: none;" href="https://help.kristal.ai/hc/en-us/articles/7021948650257" target="_blank"> <p style="margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #fff;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Kristal's Early Stage fund</b> </p> </a> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:40px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#fff;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Kristal's Early Stage fund is a fund focused on investing in high conviction ideas from Seed to Series A companies with strong fundamentals across three sectors namely ConsumerTech, FinTech, and HealthTech. </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#fff;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The fund will have a maximum fund size of US$20 million and is expected to have a lifespan of 10 years (with 2 one-year extensions). </b> </p> </td> <td style="width:50%;" class="w100-section"> <a href="https://help.kristal.ai/hc/en-us/articles/7021948650257" target="_blank"> <img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e244143ba69f07913c890c_Asset%2022%406x.png" style=" margin-top: -90px;padding-bottom: 40px;display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </a> </td> </tr> </table> <div style="text-align:center;padding-bottom: 30px;"> <a href="https://help.kristal.ai/hc/en-us/articles/7021948650257" target="_blank"> <img style="width: 150px;" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7dbe65eeff2d7b8a8f418_Asset%2037%406x.png"> </a> </div> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #fff;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img id="id" class="mw-100" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e5b48acaee0a3d505cca_Asset%2084%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 350px;" title="Banner"> <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Discover interesting private markets facts and information right here! </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <img class="mw-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af175f2c7de8d2d24da_Asset%2035%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 250px;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <a style="color: #002D9C;text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6956228415800688640" target="_blank"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>The Quick Commerce industry is reported to be the most demanded logistics service since the Covid-19 crisis.</b> </p> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Moreover, The industry is forecasted to reach US$72.34 billion in 2025 worldwide from US$25 billion in 2020. But how do these platforms exactly work? How did we start receiving deliveries from 24hrs - 48hrs window to 15 minutes? </p> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6956228415800688640" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;width: 115px;" title="CTA"> </a> </td> <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6956228415800688640" target="_blank"> <img class="image-blog" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e24a14e87705fea883a45e_Asset%2036%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </a> </td> </tr> </table> <img class="mw-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af1ca29ddc35f115a7a_Asset%2038%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 200px;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>In Conversation with the Founder - Series 2</b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQkCWa7I1Fo&ab_channel=KristalAI"> <img class="image-blog" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e2670d2650e61e25129276_Asset%2039%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </a> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:40px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>About</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The word ‘entertainment’ doesn't often come to mind when thinking about ‘education’, but that's exactly what edutainment is- Education via entertainment. <br>Tip Tales is one such platform that creates edutainment video content for preschoolers. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> Watch this interesting conversation with Pushan Chakravarty, CEO/Founder - Tip Tales, where he talks about the rapidly growing Edutainment space and about his vision for Tip Tales. </p> <br> <br> <div style="text-align:center;"> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQkCWa7I1Fo&ab_channel=KristalAI" target="_blank"> <img style="width:170px;" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e22af3bc1fc69ee73505b0_Asset%2040%406x.png"> </a> <br> <br> </div> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #fff;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:22px;color: #002D9C;text-align:center;font-weight:300;"> <b>Intrigued to know more?</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:center;width: 70%;margin: auto;font-weight:300;margin-top: 10px;margin-bottom: 20px;">Discover exclusive private market opportunities today with Kristal Private Markets. </p> <div style="text-align:center;"> <a class="gt-cta onelink-signup" href="https://kristal.ai/kristal-private-markets"> Get Started ➔ </a> <br> <br> </div> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </div>

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