Tag Archives: Economy

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

21Sep/21

Mobile Sector Critical For Sustainable Development Goals

The sixth annual SDG impact report from the GSMA shows the mobile industry increased its contribution to all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2020. Despite the significant challenges posed by the global pandemic, the sector is halfway to maximising its potential impact on the SDGs. However, progress cannot be taken for granted, as there are less than 10 years to achieve the 2030 SDG targets. Continue reading

07Sep/21

FICO Survey: UK Borrowers 31 Percent More Likely to Open Account Digitally Than in 2020

A new study in the UK by analytics software firm FICO shows that UK consumers today are 31 percent more likely to open an account digitally than a year ago. However, the surprising outliers in the rush to digital-first account opening are Generation Z (Gen Z). Financial education is key as it appears that digital savviness is not enough to counter the need for in-person help and advice when selecting banking providers. Continue reading

02Aug/21

productronica fast forward 2021 – powered by Elektor: showcase your startup

The productronica fast forward startup competition is underway. productronica fast forward 2021, the start-up platform powered by Elektor, gives entrants a chance to present their startup and its technology to the worldwide electronics community. If their technology stands out, they might win a global marketing package from Elektor. Registration is open. Continue reading

02Aug/21

LG Energy Solution gets ambitious with ESG vision

LG Energy Solution is rolling up sleeves to become an eco-friendly company that prioritizes environment, fulfils social responsibilities and shapes sustainable future with its ESG management strategy. The company on Sunday announced its visions and business strategy Continue reading

11Jul/21

Sponsoring EURO 2020 is the Inevitable Choice of Hisense’s Globalization Strategy

As the first major tournament after the pandemic, EURO 2020 has attracted great excitement. As the Official Sponsor, Hisense appeared together with subsidiary brands. “If the sponsorship of EURO 2016 is the preliminary global presence, EURO 2020 must be the commencement of Hisense’s various brands and products globalization,” said Jia Shaoqian, President of Hisense Group Holdings Co., Ltd. Continue reading

16Jun/21

LVMH and Google Cloud Create Strategic Partnership for AI and Cloud-Based Innovation

LVMH and Google Cloud announced a strategic partnership to accelerate innovation and develop new cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Both companies will join forces to empower LVMH’s Maisons—the company’s individual luxury brands—to create new, personalized customer experiences that foster long-term growth. The partnership combines both companies’ creativity, assets, technological capabilities, thirst for innovation and recognized positions in their respective markets. Continue reading

12May/21

Mukuru Wins the Most Innovative Online Remittance App in the Global Brands Magazine – FinTech Awards 2021

Mukuru Africa (Pty) Ltd was awarded the “Most Innovative Online Remittance App” in South Africa by Global Brands Magazine during 2021 FinTech Awards Program. Mukuru Africa was recognized by the jury for their successful efforts in creating a reliable financial banking ecosystem. Continue reading