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These are the 24 hottest edtech startups in Europe, according to the VCs backing them through COVID-19

These are the 24 hottest edtech startups in Europe, according to the VCs backing them through COVID-19

Premium Perlego CEO Gauthier Van Malderen Perlego This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted a surge of interest in education startups. The sector attracted record levels of investment and big bets by… 

The co-managers of a China-focused fund that’s returned 40% this year explain why nearly half their portfolio is in Alibaba and Tencent — and share 3 under-the-radar stocks they also love

The co-managers of a China-focused fund that’s returned 40% this year explain why nearly half their portfolio is in Alibaba and Tencent — and share 3 under-the-radar stocks they also love

ChinaFotoPress / Getty This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Dara White and Derek Lin are portfolio managers on the $166.6 million Columbia Greater China fund, which has returned 40% year-to-date, beating its benchmark index and… 

Cowen breaks down 8 key investing themes and 12 stocks to buy as the net worth of millennials quadruples over the next decade

Cowen breaks down 8 key investing themes and 12 stocks to buy as the net worth of millennials quadruples over the next decade

Premium Information about Facebook stock shares is displayed on a monitor as traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the closing bell, Drew Angerer/Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an… 

Thousands of anti-government protesters giving ‘Hunger Games’ salutes defy a ban on mass gatherings in Thailand

Thousands of anti-government protesters giving ‘Hunger Games’ salutes defy a ban on mass gatherings in Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters show the three-finger salute as they gather demanding the government to resign and to release detained leaders in Bangkok, Thailand on October 15, 2020. Reuters/Jorge Silva Protests have erupted in Thailand as anti-government demonstrators demand democratic reforms, the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth… 

More than 1,000 UK startups collapsed under COVID-19. We asked 6 founders how they pulled through the pandemic.

More than 1,000 UK startups collapsed under COVID-19. We asked 6 founders how they pulled through the pandemic.

Premium Flair Football cofounders Nii Cleland and Darrell Coker Flair Football This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. More than 1,000 UK startups have collapsed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new research suggests.  The UK government’s… 

We asked the founder of $3 billion unicorn MessageBird about Europe’s exploding tech scene, remote work under COVID-19, and the firm’s long rumored IPO

We asked the founder of $3 billion unicorn MessageBird about Europe’s exploding tech scene, remote work under COVID-19, and the firm’s long rumored IPO

MessageBird founder and CEO Robert Vis Karen Santos This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Customer service startup MessageBird recently raised $200 million – at a $3 billion valuation – after being backed by the likes… 

‘Mr. Rogers’ versus ‘someone’s crazy uncle’: There wasn’t a debate on Thursday, but the dueling town hall format played to Joe Biden’s strengths

‘Mr. Rogers’ versus ‘someone’s crazy uncle’: There wasn’t a debate on Thursday, but the dueling town hall format played to Joe Biden’s strengths

The Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. JIM WATSON,BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump and the Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, participated in separate town halls Thursday evening in lieu of a second presidential debate. Trump had a shorter one… 

Walmart’s competing Prime Day sale is live now: A $49 Instant Pot and $500 Echelon exercise bike lead the best deals

Walmart’s competing Prime Day sale is live now: A $49 Instant Pot and $500 Echelon exercise bike lead the best deals

Audio Accessories Batteries & Charging Cameras Computers Gaming Fitness Headphones Home Theater Laptops Printers & Scanners Smart Home Smartphones Storage Tablets TVs Women’s clothing Women’s shoes Women’s handbags & accessories Men’s clothing Men’s shoes Men’s accessories Mattresses Bedroom Bathroom Cleaning Closet & Laundry Garage Entertaining… 

The traditional British pub is transforming into a digital office to beat the COVID-19 slump in trade

The traditional British pub is transforming into a digital office to beat the COVID-19 slump in trade

People wearing face masks walk past a quiet pub in the centre of Manchester, north west England on October 8, 2020. Oli SCARFF / AFP British pubs are offering hot-desking packages to people working from home to beat the COVID-19 slump in trade. The deals… 

LIVE: Fact-checking the vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris

LIVE: Fact-checking the vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris

Vice President Mike Pence Ethan Miller, Joe Raedle/Getty Images Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee faced off Wednesday in the first and only debate between the two of the 2020 campaign season. The debate focused heavily on the Trump administration’s handling of…