Daily Archives: June 14, 2018

A new breed of German startups

At a rooftop bar in Berlin on May 29th, the glitterati of Germany’s startup scene toasted a new arrival. Silicon Valley Bank, a commercial lender which counts as customers half of American startups that went public in 2017, has just opened an office in the country. “They are doing unique, cool things here,” gushed Greg Becker, the bank’s boss. One ...

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Russian women urged against having relations with foreigners amid World Cup frenzy, lawmaker says

A Russian lawmaker on Wednesday urged women to think twice about having casual relationships with foreigners as fans flock to the country to watch the World Cup. Tamara Pletnyova, the head of a parliamentary committee on family matters, told a Russian radio station that women should be vigilant during any romantic encounters with foreigners so as to not end up ...

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