Hong Kong

Hong Kong is home to more than 800 fintech companies – up from 180 five years ago – with the impressive growth attributed to its open market, robust regulatory regime, strong government support and investment in talent. With the city now “going ahead in the fast lane” to make upContinue Reading

Uber eyes Mideast expansion with sustainable, innovative solutions

CAIRO: Saudi entrepreneurs have shown prominence and courage in bolstering economic growth through innovation and entrepreneurship.  The Middle East region has witnessed unprecedented growth in the establishment of small and medium enterprises along with the shift toward entrepreneurship with Saudi Arabia setting an example for a blooming startup ecosystem.  Entrepreneurship inContinue Reading

Flipkart readies $700M Esop buyback; Noise eyes overseas markets

Walmart-owned Flipkart, which is known for regularly buying back employee stock options, is likely to execute the mother of all buybacks – a $700 million liquidity event – as part of a huge funding round by PhonePe, sources told us. Also in this letter:■ Noise eyes overseas markets for wearables,Continue Reading

Hamilton County eyes civil service as response to ‘hostile’ work environment; mayor calls move ‘insane’

Responding to apprehensions about the work culture in general government, Hamilton County commissioners took a step last week in transitioning to a civil service system, which would be designed to enhance protections for county employees. The resolution was one of five that commissioners unanimously approved Wednesday after convening in closedContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Schumer eyes ‘NOPEC’ bill after oil cuts 

OPEC’s production cuts are both renewing interest in a bill that would make the cartel’s oil companies subject to lawsuits and prompting calls to reevaluate the U.S.-Saudi relationship. Meanwhile, President Biden is expected to designate a new national monument in Colorado next week.   This is Overnight Energy & Environment,Continue Reading

Paws are off this 2022 as Big Eyes Coin harnesses the environment whereas TRON and Solana are still the energy-saving blockchains this season!

The environment is a reason some people dislike technology despite its advantages and this is because many organizations don’t factor in neutralizing their negative outputs. Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are sectors that have grown since their advent with Bitcoin (BTC) but mining is an activity still used which uses aContinue Reading

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In what could be a competitive shot across the bow for drugstores, Dollar General has formed a committee to explore ways to expand its health care offerings. The discount store giant said yesterday that it has created the Healthcare Advisory Panel, a body of health care industry subject-matter experts whoContinue Reading