Thrasio raises $ 1 billion in funding led by Silver Lake

(Bloomberg) – Thrasio Holdings Inc., an Amazon.com Inc. product aggregator, raised more than $ 1 billion in a private funding round led by tech investor Silver Lake. Bloomberg’s Most Read Silver Lake, a new investor in Thrasio, has been joined by existing investors including Advent International, Upper90, Oaktree Capital Management …

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INTERVIEW: Using “Taiwan” in CPTPP, says former minister

Nation must break with archaic naming conventions and use “Taiwan” in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said former finance minister and the country’s first ambassador to the WTO Yen Ching -chang. ‘Liberty Times’ (sister newspaper of the ‘Taipei Times’). He spoke about the history of Taiwan’s …

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What CBDCs mean for the future of DeFi and Stablecoins

Over the past year, the narrative surrounding central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) has advanced significantly. From an almost entirely conceptual discussion, CBDCs are now in various stages of research and development to determine how they might work in practice. The Chinese digital yuan is currently leading the pack. After several …

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