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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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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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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Ogilvy Names Ben Messiaen Chief Client Officer for EMEA

LONDON — September 15, 2021 — Ogilvy is pleased to announce that Ben Messiaen has been named Chief Client Officer for EMEA. Shared Paul O’Donnell, CEO Ogilvy EMEA, “Throughout his career at Ogilvy, Ben has effectively galvanized teams to drive transformative ideas that create impact. He brings to this roleContinue 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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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, (AETOSWire): Al Muqarram Group (AMG), the region’s leading chemical construction materials manufacturer, expects to register consistent sales growth of about 4.5 percent in 2022 mainly from its flagship chemical sealants, adhesives and adhesive tapes. Globally, the industry is also expected to grow at a compound annualContinue Reading

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A Distinguished Collaboration Between Fujairah-based Rumailah Farms and Al Bahar Hotel & Resort

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Following the successful partnership between Rumailah Farms and Address Hotel + Resorts, the farm-fresh dairy product supplier, Rumailah Farms, has recently launched a promising partnership with a renowned premium luxury hotel located in Fujairah, Al Bahar Hotel & Resort on August 31. The General Manager ofContinue Reading

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