500 Startups Closes Largest Fund Raised To Date, Announces Rebrand to “500 Global”

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— 500 Startups, one of the world’s most active venture capital firms, today announced the closing of a $140M global flagship fund–the firm’s largest fund to date–bringing assets under management to $1.8B.* Now rebranded as 500 Global, the firm has been expanding its investment strategy beyond the accelerator andContinue Reading

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Europcar Brazil Places Order for 50 Skyworks Aeronautics eGyro™ Electric Aircraft

SAO PAULO & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Today, Europcar Brazil announced plans to purchase 50 eGyro™ electrically powered vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Skyworks Aeronautics (“Skyworks”) for use in Brazil, the world’s fourth largest market for civil helicopters after the U.S., Russia and Canada. Europcar is the world’s third largestContinue Reading

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Six out of 10 Leading Banks in Oman Go Live with SunTec’s GCC VAT Solution for Comprehensive and Continuous Compliance with VAT Regulations

MUSCAT, Oman–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— India-based SunTec Business Solutions, the world’s #1 relationship-based pricing and billing company, today announced a major milestone in Oman, with six of the 10 local banks in the country going live with SunTec’s GCC VAT Compliance Solution. Oman implemented a nationwide VAT regime on April 16, 2021,Continue Reading

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Ooredoo Qatar Named a Best Place to Work in Qatar 2021

DOHA, Qatar–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator has announced it has been certified as a Best Place to Work in Qatar for 2021. Best Places to Work is an international certification programme, considered the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognising top workplaces around the world. The programme provides employers theContinue Reading

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Gradiant Achieves Strong Growth in Cleantech Water Treatment during the Pandemic

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Gradiant, an end-to-end cleantech water treatment solutions provider, announced that it has secured 26 new projects in 2021 year-to-date (YTD) across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Four of the projects will be delivered as design-build-own-operate-manage (DBOOM) contracts for long-term concession periods of up to 20 years. The business growthContinue Reading

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Anthology and Blackboard to Merge, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Education Software and Solutions

BENGALURU, India–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Anthology, a leading provider of proven higher education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, and Blackboard, a leading global EdTech software and solutions company, announced today a definitive agreement to combine the two companies. The combination will create the most comprehensive and modern EdTech ecosystem available on aContinue Reading

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Don’t miss your last chance to experience the summer season of  VOX Cinemas’ Snow Cinema at Ski Dubai

The unique cinematic experience will come to a close on 01 October before returning later in the year for the festive perio  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 16 September 2021: VOX Cinemas is reminding movie lovers that there are only a few days left to experience the summer season of SnowContinue Reading

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Sheraa and Ministry of Culture and Youth call for high-impact startups across MENA in a bid to boost UAE’s creative economy

The newly launched Access Sharjah Challenge focuses on the Cultural and Creative Industries Applications for the challenge are open until October 10 Two winning startups will be announced at World Conference on Creative Economy in Dubai and given access to an equity-free prize pool of $100,000 divided into prize moneyContinue Reading

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Vodafone Oman Selects Netcracker Digital BSS To Support Mobile Network Launch

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Netcracker Technology announced today a strategic partnership with Vodafone Oman, the newly formed mobile network in the Sultanate of Oman. Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and has partner operations with mobile networks in 41 countries. Vodafone Oman will deploy Netcracker Digital BSS, a highlyContinue Reading

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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business expands its digital services in the UAE

Dubai, The United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire) – Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is expanding its digital and technology services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet the country’s growing needs to deliver new projects more efficiently and enhance existing assets. This sees the appointment of new senior positionsContinue Reading

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