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Accountancy software platform plans further expansion following funding boost

Ageras Group, a group of companies backed by Investcorp Technology Partners ‘ITP’) that offers a range of mission-critical accountancy software solutions to small businesses, has announced it has received a US$73 million investment. The firm, also known for its online marketplace...


UAE-based North Ladder to scale tech platform following funding boost

North Ladder (previously called BuyBack Bazaar), a UAE-based secured trading platform for pre-owned luxury assets and electronics, has announced a US$5 million Series A funding round led by regional venture capital firm BECO Capital. The new investment will help the company scale up its...


SAP expert on how Enterprise Resource Planning can help SMEs scale

In times of heightened uncertainty, one standout technology for SMEs is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), though many small companies may be concerned about the budgetary impact of deploying such technology. Here, Dumisani Moyo, Head of Mid-Market: Southern Africa at SAP, highlights how...


Ovamba and Singularity launch TradeTech partnership in Egypt

TradeTech innovator, Ovamba Solutions and financial services provider, Singularity Finance have partnered to deliver financial inclusion and growth capital to small and growing businesses in Egypt. Singularity is the first to sign a reseller agreement with Ovamba in the region. This new...


Reimagined supply chains emerge from global crisis as enterprises focus on data insights

New research from Orange Business Services found that the supply chains in 40% of multinational corporations were unable to cope with the crisis created by the pandemic. The survey of 320 enterprises, focusing on the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors, revealed that the global crisis...


AWS to open data centres in Switzerland

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced it will open an infrastructure region in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The AWS Europe (Zurich) Region will comprise three Availability Zones and join existing regions...


PayBy releases landmark study uncovering UAE consumer attitudes to spending in the pandemic

Abu Dhabi-based innovative FinTech enterprise PayBy has released its first study of the UAE consumer payments landscape, conducted in association with Kantar. The study included a diverse sampling of UAE consumers to evaluate their attitudes to spending, saving and modes of payment in light of...


Central State Bank goes live on Finastra’s Fusion Phoenix core

Fusion Phoenix will integrate seamlessly with the bank’s existing Finastra banking solutions, driving enhanced efficiencies. Central State Bank, serving the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor and Northeast Iowa, has upgraded its Finastra core to the latest Fusion Phoenix offering. With Fusion...


DBS Hong Kong provides full SME digital journey during COVID-19

With the unprecedented challenges facing SMEs, which account for more than 98% of Hong Kong’s businesses, DBS Hong Kong is supporting SMEs with the digital tools needed to build operational resilience. Heralding “This is DBS digibanking”, a new era of intuitive, intelligent and...


SMB financial services video

HPE Solutions for Financial services with HPE ProLiant servers leverage the flexibility/reliability of the cloud to create an agile, efficient, secure, affordable, simple environment that delivers.


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