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Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Becomes Strategic Financial Investor of Ignatica

The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) invested in its first insurtech startup, Switzerland, and Hong Kong-based Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 7-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service … Read the full press release

Telefónica part of the seed round in Israeli startup specialist in secure private LTE/5G networks

The Israeli startup provides secure cloud-based private LTE/5G networks as a service including local PoPs for maximum performance and data privacy. Through the investment, Telefónica Tech will have a seat on the company’s Advisory Board and preferential access to its … Read the full press release

EBRD highlights its strong commitment to promoting gender equality by joining initiative to step up women empowerment

2X Challenge plans to raise US$ 15 billion by end-2022 Enhancing women’s access to entrepreneurship and leadership opportunities (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has joined the 2X … Read the full press release

New research unlocks long tail growth opportunity for the tech industry

Are Freelancers the Long-Tail Channel of the Future

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study looking into the business models and strategies of freelancers has revealed a unique and untapped growth opportunity for digital service providers. Freelancers today represent a growing labour market segment, one … Read the full press release

Rabobank’s TreasurUp becomes an independent company and closes series A funding round

TreasurUp completes series A funding round led by OFX and Rabobank Australian cross border payments specialist OFX, Rabobank, TreasurUp management and engineering partner COERA invest in spin-off structure TreasurUp aims to become the leader in online treasury solutions for banks … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel opens registration for Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel invites startups to join the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021. Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel. Startups have until July 20 … Read the full press release

UniCredit and EIB to mobilise €2.5 billion to help Italian businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis

The EIB will use the Pan-European Guarantee Fund (EGF) to facilitate UniCredit lending to large, medium and small companies Around 100 large and mid-corporates and more than 10,000 SMEs across Italy stand to benefit Long-term loans and working-capital financing available … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking launches new system to consistently monitor and evaluate social impact finance activities

The measurement & evaluation system has been developed with the think tank Human Foundation, to drive greater outcomes of social impact finance projects (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking announces that it has developed a … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions recognizes Norwegian small business agency with best website 2021 award

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 14-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions has named Norwegian lawyer’s Høgseth DA’s website, https://advokathogseth.no, as its top website of 2021. The site, designed by Norwegian agency, Idium, topped 105 European entries – all  created on the Mono … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions and Xrysos Odigos unlock new opportunities for small businesses

COPENHAGEN, 12-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions and Xrysos Odigos have partnered to bring websites and online business models to thousands of small businesses across Greece. Xrysos Odigos provides turnkey digital marketing services to help small businesses thrive online, being … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures investit dans Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP et une solution de commerce électronique

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Suède, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, filiale de Norway Post, basée à Stockholm en Suède, investit dans Crossborderit (CBIT). Les autres investisseurs participants sont Per Victor, fondateur de Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. et MEI Invest. … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures investiert in Crossborderit (CBIT), eine DDP (geliefert verzollt) und E-Commerce Lösung

Bring Ventures, der Projektträger der norwegischen Post, investiert in Crossborderit (CBIT). Weitere beteiligte Investoren sind u. a. Per Victor, Gründer von Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. und MEI Invest. (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Schweden, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, der … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures invests in Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP and ecommerce solution

Brexit and De Minimis e-commerce Solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, Norway Post venture arm, invests in Crossborderit (CBIT). Other investors participating are such as Per Victor founder of Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. and MEI … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches new Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition to help clients achieve more sustainable and resilient supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the launch of its new sustainable trade finance solutions across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Standard Chartered’s Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition aims to help clients … Read the full press release

Neowintech – Il Marketplace per la tua prossima soluzione finanziaria

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Questo è un periodo di abbondanza di informazioni. Per ogni argomento o area di interesse a cui si può pensare, vengono prodotte sempre più informazioni ogni giorno – 2,5 quintilioni di byte, per … Read the full press release

Neowintech – O Marketplace Da Sua Próxima Solução Financeira

(PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivemos em tempos de abundância de informação. Para cada assunto ou área de interesse imagináveis, há cada vez mais informação a ser produzida diariamente – na ordem dos 2,5 quintilhões de bytes, para … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Mastercard to jointly develop innovative digital payment solutions for companies

Promising business segment: digital global payments clearing posts annual revenue growth of six percent, while number of transactions climbs 11 percent (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces that it has expanded its partnership with Mastercard to … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

Henrik Stampe Appointed CEO for Mono Solutions

Henrik Stampe appointed CEO of Mono Solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions, part of Bauer Media Group, strengthens its leadership team with the appointment of Henrik Stampe as CEO, effective 15th February 2021. Henrik will report to Natasha Zharinova, President of Bauer Media Group’s … Read the full press release

Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com

Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com

(PRESS RELEASE) BREDA, The Netherlands, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com. Proposal software Offorte makes it easy to create business proposals using the new … Read the full press release

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

Spanish team wins the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 were announced at the virtual Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 Awards Ceremony on Monday 30th November. The Prize promotes the use of Galileo, the … Read the full press release

University of Dundee announces winners of its Enterprise Challenge

(PRESS RELEASE) DUNDEE, 7-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Dundee honours some of the best business brains in its campus as the winners of its Enterprise Challenge, a bi-annual competition by an external judging panel of business experts. The University … Read the full press release

EIB signs €15.0 million financing deal with AB Science to support the development of masitinib as a treatment for COVID-19

Financing deal worth €15.0 million signed to support clinical development programme for masitinib Masitinib developed as a credible candidate for treating COVID-19 in addition to other diseases for which no therapeutic solutions are available (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Swisscom 5G StartUp Challenge announced the top 10 finalists

(PRESS RELEASE) BERNE, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom AG, (SWX: SCMN), Switzerland based leading provider of communication, IT and entertainment services, has announced the top 10 picks of its inaugural 5G StartUp Challenge. This year’s Swisscom StartUp Challenge was for … Read the full press release

Pleme social network has been building throughout the Pandemic

Pleme social network

Pleme social network moves forward with in app news reading and web version of the Social media platform during COVID-19 pandemic! (PRESS RELEASE) SYDNEY, Australia, 24-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — When Pleme started it was to make information on or about Croatia … Read the full press release

Germany’s Digital Champions Award 2020: University Medicine Essen; Freeletics; BIT Technology; Beumer Group

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 20-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest cross-industry digitization initiative Digital X has announced the winners of this year’s Digital Champions Award across Germany. The Four companies honored are as follows: University Medicine Essen for their “Colleague AI” … Read the full press release

An initiative in Brazil to promote income generation and training of seamstresses in the community where Hydro’s alumina refinery and aluminium plant work

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, has announced it is part of “Travessia Barcarena” initiative, which aims at promoting income generation and training of seamstresses in the … Read the full press release

Christoph Maria Herbst and Wladimir Klitschko in Deutsche Telekom’s new MagentaBusiness HomeOffice campaign

Christoph Maria Herbst and Wladimir Klitschko promote MagentaBusiness HomeOffice complete package The message: “Work from home like in the office” 25,000 service engineers play key role in business customer campaign (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom, one of … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announces shortlisted candidates of ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for crew welfare

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces the three finalists to the ‘Open Innovation Challenge’, a global competition aimed at identifying new technologies to benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing … Read the full press release

Henkel to advocate female entrepreneurship through its ideation hackathon

DÜSSELDORF, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel’s open innovation and collaboration platform, Henkel dx Ventures, is getting geared up to host its second Xathon, a female ideation hackathon. Xathon by Henkel dx Ventures will bring together 60 female tech talents on … Read the full press release