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Dashen Bank Accelerate Digital Branch Transformation with CR2 Partnership ADDIS, Ethiopia -Thursday 3 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dashen Bank (www.dashenbanksc.com) the largest private bank in one of the world’s fastest growing economies – Ethiopia - today announced it has extended its strategic partnership with CR2 (www.CR2.com) as they accelerate their Branch Transformation programme, a key pillar...

Aramco Invests in Cognite -Wednesday 2 February 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cognite, a global leader in industrial software innovation, announces today that Saudi Aramco, via its subsidiary Aramco Overseas Company B.V., has invested in Cognite by purchasing 100% of Aker BP's shares in the company. “Cognite has proven that their technology...

Gupshup Acquires AI-Powered Voice Leader, Knowlarity, Strengthens Conversational Engagement Portfolio -Wednesday 2 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gupshup, the global leader in conversational engagement, announced the acquisition of Knowlarity Communications. Knowlarity is a global leader in cloud communications, offering cloud telephony, contact center automation, AI-powered voice assistants and speech analytics...

Third-Party Clinical Study Documents Industry-Leading Long-Term Safety Record and Patient Satisfaction for GC Aesthetics... -Wednesday 2 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GC Aesthetics, Ltd. (GCA), a privately held medical technology company providing aesthetic and reconstructive solutions for global healthcare markets, has announced the results of an independent clinical study that documented industry-leading safety and patient satisfaction...

Raiven Capital Arrives in Riyadh to Judge $600,000 Startup Competition at LEAP, One of the Mideast’s Largest Tech... -Wednesday 2 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Raiven Capital, a global early-stage technology venture fund, arrived in Riyadh to judge a $600,000 startup competition for LEAP, a 61,000 attendee, three-day tech conference that begins today. The inaugural conference involves more than 400 speakers, 80 countries, and...

i2c Releases First-of-its-Kind Crypto Card Program Report -Wednesday 2 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today released a first-of-its-kind report on crypto-backed cards, one of the world’s fastest-growing card categories. The report examines account and transactional data from more than 4,000 traditional...

Bittrex Global Launches IEO Platform, Bittrex Global Starting Block -Wednesday 2 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bittrex Global today announced the launch of Bittrex Global Starting Block, a new Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) platform built to support high-caliber cryptocurrency projects looking to partner with an industry leader in security and compliance to take their project to the...

Vifor Pharma appoints two new members to the Executive Committee -Wednesday 2 February 2022

Executive appointments to strengthen financial and legal leadership during the transformation of the company (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO ART. 53 LR Vifor Pharma Group today announced the appointment of acting Chief Financial Officer Alexandros...

CR2 Explores What Lies Ahead for Banks in a Post-pandemic Future: -Wednesday 2 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the world emerges from a pandemic which has seen both market dynamics and consumer behaviours change, CR2 (www.cr2.com), along with senior banking leaders and market influencers, tease out some off the key trends that they feel will impact and shape banks of the...

Alpha Blue Ocean Announces a Financing of €3M With ADTHINK/NFTY -Tuesday 1 February 2022

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alpha Blue Ocean, the family office and leading specialist in alternative financing founded by Pierre Vannineuse, has announced the signing of a new financing agreement of three million Euros through ADTHINK, recently renamed NFTY (Ticker: ALNFT:FP), via a new alternative...

Kratos and Kymeta Join Forces to Develop Solutions that Integrate Advanced Antenna Technologies with Software-Defined... -Tuesday 1 February 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta (www.kymetacorp.com), the communications company making mobile global, and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading national security and space solutions provider, announced today a strategic partnership to jointly develop products and...

GWI Raises Over $180M to Continue Building the Future of Audience Insights Technology -Tuesday 1 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GWI, the leading audience insights company, announces it has raised over $180 million in Series B funding, valuing the company at over $850 million. Financing was led by Permira’s growth fund. Founded in 2009 by CEO, Tom Smith, GWI has become the leading global market...

Boston Metal Expands Senior Leadership Team to Prepare for Commercialization -Tuesday 1 February 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boston Metal is pleased to welcome two members to its senior leadership team as the company prepares for the commercialization of its revolutionary metals production technology. The new roles will enhance the company’s corporate and financial depth and are part of a rapidly...

Harness Racing Victoria Relaunches TrotsVision with Brightcove -Tuesday 1 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Brightcove Inc. (Nasdaq: BCOV), the global leader in video for business, today announced Harness Racing Victoria recently relaunched TrotsVision, a live and on-demand “always on” channel, using Brightcove technology. TrotsVision enables Australian harness racing fans to...

Lightsmith Group Closes Inaugural $186 Million Growth Equity Climate Fund, the First to Focus on Climate Resilience and... -Tuesday 1 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lightsmith Group (“Lightsmith”), a global sustainable private equity firm, is pleased to announce the final closing of Lightsmith Climate Resilience Partners SCSp RAIF (“Lightsmith Climate Resilience” or the “Fund”) with $186 million of commitments. Lightsmith...

Mark Carney Joins Macro Advisory Partners as Senior Counsellor -Tuesday 1 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Macro Advisory Partners (‘MAP’), a leading geopolitical and global economics advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Mark Carney as Senior Counsellor. Macro Advisory Partners provides strategic counsel to corporations, investors and foundations navigating the...

Bentley Systems Completes Acquisition of Power Line Systems, Global Leader in Software for Power Transmission... -Tuesday 1 February 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Power Line Systems—a leader in software for the design of overhead electric power transmission lines and their...

Best's Market Segment Report: Evaluating MENA Ratings Using Best’s Credit Rating Methodology -Tuesday 1 February 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Middle East and North Africa (MENA) insurance markets have seen robust growth over the last decade. However, according to a new AM Best report, the rate of growth has stalled in the last 18 months primarily due to the impact COVID-19 and volatility in energy prices,...

Affirma Capital and StonePine ACE Partners invest in Egypt based Nerhadou International for Pharmaceuticals and... -Tuesday 1 February 2022  

Affirma Capital and StonePine ACE Partners Limited (“StonePine”) have jointly agreed to invest USD 20 million for a significant minority stake in Nerhadou International for Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals (“Nerhadou” or the “Company”), one of the largest and fastest growing...

Juvenescence Ltd. Portfolio Company Hails Successful Limb Regeneration in Adult Frogs -Monday 31 January 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Morphoceuticals Inc., a portfolio company of Juvenescence Ltd., hailed the results of a long-term study published by its founders in Science Advances showing the successful regeneration of limbs in Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog). This is the first demonstration of...