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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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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Middle East and Pakistan-based Logistics Platform Trukkin Wins the Economic Times Best Brands of UAE 2021 

Dubai, 16 September: Trukkin, the leading techno-logistics company headquartered in Dubai and serving the Middle East and Pakistan (MENAP), was awarded the prestigious Economic Times Best Brands of UAE 2021, adding to its increasing list of accolades as a rapidly growing startup. Since its inception in 2017, Trukkin has focused onContinue 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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Carrefour deploys CHEP’s pallet pooling system across all of its warehouses in the UAE Carrefour has partnered with GLS to replace cardboard storage with returnable plastic crates   Carrefour is upgrading its fleet of delivery vehicles, adopting more eco-friendly trucks to meet higher emission standards Transitioning into a circular economyContinue Reading

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Saudi Speed Bike Racer and Rallyist Dania Akeel felicitated as the first REDTAG ‘Real Hero’,

Motorsport star Dania Akeel; the first Saudi Arabian woman to qualify for a Speed Bikes Competition License, and the first Saudi woman to take part in an international rally; is now also the first person to be felicitated as part of the REDTAG ‘Real Heroes’ initiative. The felicitation coincides withContinue 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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Made in Portugal naturally in Middle East at ‘Index Saudi’ Rhyade’21

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (AETOSWire): Created by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP), Associative Design – The Best of Portugal, promotes Portuguese products globally. The regular presence of the brand Associative Design – The Best of Portugal since 2016 in renowned events in the Middle East, such asContinue Reading

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Universal Peace Federation Convenes Think Tank 2022 Rally of Hope

VIENNA–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— A wide range of challenges stand in the way of building a stable and relatively peaceful global order for the 21st Century. Recent events related to the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan underscore this fact. Of critical importance to the geopolitical dynamics of our time is the ongoing crisis onContinue Reading

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