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Lloyds Bank Business: many SMEs across UK forced to urgently seek new borrowing due to the pandemic

Vast majority of UK business content with current levels of debt Profit squeeze seen as biggest barrier to future growth Third of businesses would not contact their bank if worried about finances (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds … Read the full press release

Winners of the 2020 Eni Award: David T. Allen; Chintamani Nages Ramachandra Rao; Jürgen Caro and Jörg Kärger

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that The Eni Award ceremony took place today at the Palazzo del Quirinale in … Read the full press release

“Without women, We are unable to solve the world’s greatest challenges” — She Loves Tech 12 Hot Finalists ready to get their chance at the Local Pitch in South Europe!

She Loves Tech, the world’s largest startup competition for women and technology, has selected the TOP 12 finalists from the South European region to compete in the Local Pitch Competition round on 13 October 2021 at 2PM! (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, … Read the full press release

“Shemakes Voices” spotlights women innovators in sustainable fashion

Designers, policy-makers, thinkers and makers chat in an online video series by shemakes, the EU-funded project to inspire and empower future female innovators in sustainable textile and clothing. (PRESS RELEASE) FLORENCE, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Shemakes Voices, starting September 22, … Read the full press release

EBRD’s Women in Business and the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) to help Mongolian furniture manufacturer Ganbros set foothold in Russian and Chinese markets

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), an international financial institution, has announced that its Women in Business programme funded by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) will provide support and business … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank survey: UK businesses demonstrated incredible resilience over the pandemic period, case studies

Business across the UK (48%) report that the pandemic sparked a wave of creative thinking. Manufacturing firms were the most likely to adapt through changes to their operating patterns (28%) and expanding the product offering (22%). London (63%) and North … Read the full press release

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW JERSEY, United States, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Numerous European “impact brands” – or brands that have the potential to make a tremendous impact on American and other global markets – are struggling to find business entry strategies … Read the full press release

Introducing Cap Expand Partners, Helping Business Leaders Break International Barriers

Sergio van Luijk, Managing Director at Cap Expand Partners

Cap Expand Partners assist international business leaders in acquiring companies in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) RIEMST, Belgium, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Financial consulting company Cap Expand Partners are pleased to announce a fresh new approach to business acquisitions, financing, and exit strategies. … Read the full press release

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