How start-ups can position and benefit from global acquisition

L-R: Angela Kerubo, Program Partner Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Mastercard Foundation; Arthur Mukembo, Venture Building Lead at The Innovation Village; Moderator Samantha Niyansabo, Future Lab Lead at The Innovation Village; Crystal Mugimba, Open Capital Advisors; and Paul Kirungi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Zofi Cash during theContinue Reading

Driving digital technology transformation - Intelligent CIO Middle East

Looking to transition to an asset-light business model, Ooredoo Group has been applying digital technologies internally to fulfil more agile ways of working and rolling out new customer solutions and 5G technology. Nigel Byrne, Chief Technology Information Officer, Ooredoo Group, outlines the group’s focus and how the company is usingContinue Reading

Japan's First ESG-Focused Global Venture Capital Fund "MPower Partners Fund L.P."

DUBLIN, Nov. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Biodegradable Plastics Market by Type (PLA, Starch Blends, PHA, Biodegradable Polyesters), End Use Industry (Packaging, Consumer Goods, Textile, Agriculture & Horticulture), and Region (APAC, Europe, North America & RoW) – Forecast to 2026″ report has been added to’s offering. The globalContinue Reading

[Explainer] What is the effect of plastic on ecosystems?

Plastic is poised to be the most perceivable, persistent and pervasive indicator of the Anthropocene era and human industrial legacy. Terrestrial, aquatic and marine ecosystems are more linked than we realise, and plastic pollution in one ecosystem can have cascading effects elsewhere. Plankton – key indicators of healthy aquatic ecosystems,Continue Reading

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Column Industry must find environmentally friendly substitutes for ‘myriad’ of plastic products in their stores Author of the article: Tom Mills A grocery store shopper inspects a shelf of vegetables wrapped in plastic material. Getty Images Article content Usually I put out my recycling bin only every six weeks orContinue Reading

New South Wales EPA Environmental Crack Down

  Description Analysis Greater Liability for Directors, Managers and Related Bodies Corporate New power for the EPA and other environment regulators to issue clean-up notices and prevention notices to: current and former directors and persons concerned in management; and  related bodies corporate, of companies responsible pollution or contamination, if theContinue Reading

SpringGR launches The 250 Project

When SpringGR started in 2013, there were only about 70 businesses with more than $250,000 in revenue that were owned by people of color in Grand Rapids, as compared to the 11,000 businesses in the city overall in that revenue category.  A recent review by SpringGR, an entrepreneur support organizationContinue Reading