peHUB First Read

What do VCs really think of crowdfunding?

PE turns to mining veterans

The secret of Tamara’s success: From alcoholic to Jimmy Choo

Kartesia Advisor holds first close on maiden debt vehicle

Here’s the funding daily round-up from Washington

Overturning the retroactive tax on startup founders

Read all about the outlook for IT spending in the third quarter

Indian e-commerce business Flipkart raises $160m

Panasonic to exit plasma TV panel business by end-March 2014

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