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TFTF | Sep 30, 2019

Issue #16

Sep 30, 2019

The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.

These are cherry picked from 100s the Prequate team comes across every fortnight while working on a diverse set of engagements for our clients. We felt that it was a massive waste that we were not sharing it with fellow entrepreneurs who could benefit greatly from it.



European Ventures Report Q2’19

European VCs invested €8.7 billion across 825 deals in 2Q 2019, the highest quarterly deal value figure on record, with software, pharma and biotech leading sectors.

[ KPMG > Full report here:



Automobile Supplier Transactions 2019

An estimated $44 billion in automotive supplier mergers and acquisitions will close in 2019, continuing a trend of strong deal-making activity

[ PwC Insights > Full report here:



The promises and pitfalls of e-scooter sharing

With an estimated market size of $40 Bn globally, by 2025 current use of e-scooters is limited to private transport over short distances, expanding the market for on-demand mobility.

[ BCG > Full report here :



China and the World

Around $22 Tn to $37 Tn of global GDP by 2040 is at stake, as businesses readjust to changing dynamics with China. China’s dependence on the rest of the world is reducing whereas global dependence on China is increasing.

[ McKinsey > Full report here:



A reality check on C-suite leaders on industry 4.0

The roadmap to succeed in i4.0 needs CXOs to step up as dedicated agents of change, and take decision making to the next level across business functions.

[ KPMG > Full report here:



Making Cities Resilient to Climate Change

Cities currently generate roughly 80% of global GDP and consume 75% of the world’s natural resources, Innovative financing approaches can help facilitate urban planning and infrastructure to make cities of the future resilient to climate change.

[ Goldman Sachs > Full report here:


Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.


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