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JUN 23, 2021

Q&A: Axel Springer’s Dr. Stephanie Caspar on how technology will shape the future of media

Q&A: Axel Springer’s Dr. Stephanie Caspar on how technology will shape the future of media

Axel Springer has transformed from a traditional print media company to Europe’s leading digital publisher with more than 16,000 employees globally. Since investing in 2019, we’ve worked closely with Dr. Stephanie Caspar, President of Classifieds Media at Axel Springer and her team. We spoke to her about the media company of the future, techn...

JUN 16, 2021

France, now a key player in the European and global tech ecosystem

France, now a key player in the European and global tech ecosystem

In the last several months, a new picture of the French tech has emerged as the sector has surged ahead with a growing presence. Both the media and government officials have taken note of the increasing number of French tech companies achieving “unicorn” status: Now we can count over a dozen French businesses that have reached the designation...

JUN 14, 2021

Tackling India’s Rising Bio-Medical Waste Crisis Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tackling India’s Rising Bio-Medical Waste Crisis Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

India’s recent steep surge in COVID-19 cases has the world rallying to provide support, supplies and expertise to help the country treat infected patients, provide more vaccines and slow the spread of new cases1. Among the myriad of challenges is how India safely handles and disposes of the staggering amount of infectious bio-medical waste bein...

MAY 28, 2021

Christine Wong on Growing Up as an Asian American and Key Takeaways from AAPI Month

Christine Wong on Growing Up as an Asian American and Key Takeaways from AAPI Month

Christine Wong joined KKR in 2019 and is an associate on the Capital Markets team focused on co-investments and partnerships. Prior to joining KKR, she was a member of the Business Development team at Benefit Street Partners. Prior to that, she worked for Barclays in the Leveraged Finance group. Christine holds a B.S. in Finance from NYU Stern. O...