Category Archives: Business

06Sep/21

Business Collaboration Boost in First Irish Trade Mission to the UK, as Economies Emerge from Pandemic, Led by Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD visited the UK today for the start of a three-country trade mission focused on greater trade collaboration which goes on to France and Germany. With London being the first leg of the trade mission, it signifies the importance of the partnership with the UK as the neighbouring market to Ireland and the strength of the long-standing trading relationship in place between the two countries. Continue reading

06Sep/21

Hyundai Mobis reveals its vision, ‘Mobis Mobility Move’ to become a partner in the European market at IAA Mobility 2021

Hyundai Mobis(KRX: 012330), the global no.7 automotive supplier, announced ‘Mobis Mobility Move’, a vision to become the electrified mobility partner for the consumers in the European market with competitive edges in electrification and future mobility technologies. Continue reading

06Sep/21

Agricorp International Raises $17.5 Million to Become the Largest Spices Export Startup in Africa

Agricorp International, Nigerian based spices producing, processing, and exporting company has raised $17.5 million in Series A funding to increase its processing capacity up to 7000 metric tonnes. This fund was raised from Vami Nigeria, One Capital LLC and AFEX. Nigerian-based Vami led the funding round with $11.5 million in equity, while the other investors provided working capital financing for the company. Ernst & Young (Nigeria) served as transaction advisers while Elisio Law Office and Pavestone Legal served as legal advisers. Continue reading

05Sep/21

The New Normal: TalkCounsel Introduces The Gig Economy in The Nigerian Legal Industry

TalkCounsel, LLC.™ With the spread of COVID-19, most industries have adjusted their standard practices of conducting business. The legal profession is no exception, with TalkCounsel at the helm redefining the legal experience for countless Nigerians. TalkCounsel’s digital workspace hosts vetted lawyers that offer a comprehensive range of services equipped to cater to the multifaceted Nigerian community’s ever-changing needs. Continue reading

04Sep/21

Creating new offline experiences for the new retail normal


Amid difficult times for traditional offline retailers, Amorepacific is charting a new course for its operations across many of its most important brands. The goal is not simply to adapt to the so-called New Normal, but to embrace it with new and meaningful experiences for consumers. Continue reading

31Aug/21

Driving Will be Outlawed by 2050, says IDTechEx

Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx’s new report ‘Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042’. By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world’s mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving? Continue reading

31Aug/21

Attorney Zulu Ali Speaks with Star Jones about His Journey to Becoming an Award-Winning Trial Lawyer and Activist

Attorney Zulu Ali was a recent guest on The Star Treatment, a prestigious video series hosted by renowned lawyer and television personality, Star Jones. Attorney Ali, a practicing trial lawyer, activist, former police officer, and U.S. marine veteran, recounted his inspiration to become an attorney. Continue reading

20Aug/21

ALYI Building Diverse Electric Motorcycle Fleet For Global Taxi Market Starting In Africa

Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) (“ALYI”) has undertaken an initiative to transition the millions of motorcycles deployed as taxis (boda boda) in Africa from combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles (EV). From Africa, ALYI plans to expand into the motorcycle taxi market globally. The global motorcycle taxi market was valued by Verified Market Research at $16 billion in 2018 and expected to grow to over $29 billion by 2026. Continue reading

16Aug/21

Online Blockchain plc: Umbria’s Cross-Chain Narni Bridge is Now Live

Umbria Network is pleased to announce that its highly anticipated Narni ‘Insta’ Bridge is in Beta and available to the public.
Users of the bridge – bridge.umbria.network – can now transfer $UMBR (Umbria’s governance token) between the Ethereum Mainnet and Matic Mainnet quickly, easily and cheaply. Imminently the bridge’s functionality will extend to see it compatible with a universe of other assets and integrating with a host of different blockchains. Continue reading

14Aug/21

ALYI CEO Prepares Report On EV Pilot Waypoint In Nairobi And Addis Ababa

Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) (“ALYI”) CEO Dr. Randell Torno is back in Dallas after waypoint meetings in Nairobi managing the company’s ongoing Electric Vehicle Pilot Program. Dr. Torno also visited Addis Ababa in conjunction with an anticipated expansion of the pilot into Ethiopia. Continue reading