Category Archives: Business

03Oct/21

Untapped Global partners with Paga to boost digital payments for Nigerian SMEs

Untapped Global, an investment company focused on emerging markets, announces a scale up of its partnership with Paga, the mobile payment and financial services company. The program finances point-of-sale devices (POS) for merchants in Nigeria, the largest country in Africa, but still underserved when it comes to financial services. Continue reading

30Sep/21

Blockchain Algorithms Submit Paperwork for Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Trading Licence

Blockchain Algorithms have applied for a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) UK trading licence, enabling the firm to offer FSCS-protected deposits and investment services for customers. Continue reading

29Sep/21

ACE Exchange’s Asia-First LGBT-themed NFT Collectable Receives Overwhelming Response

ACE Exchange’s LGBT-themed non-fungible token (NFT), featuring popular Taiwanese couple CACA&BELLA, has received overwhelming attention after its launch. The 100 NTF collectables were sold out within five minutes after being made available and has received over 150,000 likes on one of the top LGBT Instagram accounts. Continue reading

26Sep/21

Bourse Collaborates with Instinctif Partners to Develop IR Best Practice Among Listed Companies

Manama: Bahrain Bourse, a self-regulated multi-asset marketplace, announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Instinctif Partners MENA, an international business communications consultancy and Investor Relations (IR) advisory. The collaboration seeks to implement IR-related initiatives, which will allow Bahrain Bourse to promote best practice among listed companies, other market participants, as well as internally. Continue reading

21Sep/21

Finding the correct car battery is half the battle: Exide unveils new Battery Finder features

Exide Technologies (www.exidegroup.com) – When it comes to correct fitment, the replacement process is as important as the battery itself. As well as providing market-leading fitment information, the advanced Exide Battery Finder tool from Exide Technologies helps guide car mechanics through the replacement process for passenger cars of the European parc, including hybrid and electric, and light commercial vehicles. Continue reading

19Sep/21

United Airlines Plans to Begin Flights Between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria in November

United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval). The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria’s largest city, which is also the top Western African destination for U.S-based travelers. Tickets will be available for sale on united.com and the United app this weekend. Continue reading

15Sep/21

Largest 500 family businesses prove economic resilience despite pandemic

Despite the turmoil brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, family-owned enterprises have managed to stay resilient. The world’s largest 500 family businesses generated US$7.28t in revenues, employing 24.1m people across 45 jurisdictions. These and other findings were published today in the 2021 EY and University of St. Gallen Family Business Index which reveals how the largest family-owned businesses have responded to the recent turbulence in the global economy. Continue reading

14Sep/21

Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring an updated global dataset illustrating the pandemic’s adverse impact on progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). Continue reading

13Sep/21

EMI Production Music Rebrands to KPM Music

Today, Sony Production Music announced that after ten years, EMI Production Music has returned to its flagship brand name KPM Music. The company also unveiled a modernized KPM logo and symbol, an abstract visualization of vinyl records, reflecting KPM’s evergreen collection and rich heritage. Continue reading