Havana or Paris: what is the capital of Argentine dreams

Between Paris and Havana, the Argentine rift widens with a new and absurd tweet debate: which exile is more patriotic? Cristina Kirchner’s or Mauricio Macri’s? As always, the symmetry between both sides is scary and funny, all at the same time. Last year, public opinion boiled over the constant departure of the opposition leader from the country. Half of the country claimed that Cristina was preparing to flee to Cuba in case of judicial complications, and the other half sympathized …

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“Londongrad”, a nest of Russian spies and millionaires in the heart of Britain’s capital

A British parliamentary report this week denounced – as anti-corruption organizations have done for years – the government’s tolerance for the great Russian fortunes, often of dubious origin, that buy influence in the upper echelons. “The UK houses billions of pounds of Russian suspicious fortunes,” Transparency International expert Ben Cowdock told AFP, adding that at least 1 billion Russian doubtful funds were invested in luxury real estate, especially in London. For Pete Duncan, a specialist professor of Russia at London …

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Mike Blackman: “The ISE fair will help Barcelona to be a technological capital”

Mike Blackman arrives heatedly to his appointment with La Vanguardia at Acció’s headquarters, in Jardinets. The embarrassment of July adds to his learning of a Barcelona that will host its Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) fair in 2021, which in 2019 reached 80,000 participants. The forecast “The 2021 edition will not be as good as we hoped, but the 2022 edition will be better” The February ISE in Amsterdam was the last great event of the year in the world. The …

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Nauta Capital, the venture capital firm captures 120 million in its fifth technology fund

Nauta Capital, the venture capital firm founded in Barcelona specialized in technology companies, announced yesterday that it has raised 120 million euros for a new fund, which will be the fifth and will place its assets under management above 500 million euros. The firm, which now operates out of London and has an office in Munich, specializes in early investments, typically in the first round that brings in institutional investors, and in B2B companies – that is, serving companies. The …

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