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Digital Agency Mylo Named “Best InsurTech Company” at 2022 FinTech Breakthrough Awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – March 17, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Insurtech leader Mylo has been named “Best InsurTech Company” in the sixth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards program organized by FinTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the best companies, technologies and products in the global marketplace of FinTechs today. In 2021, Mylo won the […]

Emirates News Agency – Masdar celebrates inauguration of 230MW solar power plant in Azerbaijan, signs four project agreements

ABU DHABI, 16th March, 2022 (WAM) — Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has announced the official start of construction of its 230 megawatt (MW) Garadagh solar photovoltaic power plant in Azerbaijan – the first country’s foreign investment – based independent solar power project. Masdar has also signed agreements related to the […]

Emirates News Agency – Maktoum bin Mohammed meets CEO of HSBC Holdings PLC

Thu 03/10/2022 19:02 DUBAI, 10th March, 2022 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Governor of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, today met Noel Quinn, Managing Director of HSBC Holdings PLC. The meeting was held at Sheikh Maktoum’s office at the Dubai International Financial Centre. His […]

The six major global agency groups rebound by creating 32,000 jobs in 2021

According to an analysis of Countryside. The 8.5% increase in headcount underscores the speed of the advertising recovery and the resilience of the agency sector after a 6% decline from 400,660 in 2019 to 376,516 in 2020 (see chart below). Most of the “big six” groups – WPP, Publicis Groupe, Omnicom, Interpublic, Dentsu and Havas […]

Marketing agency secures six-figure funding | North East Deals

Rachel Smith of FW Capital with David Porter of Surge Marketing Middlesbrough-based agency Surge Marketing Solutions has secured a six-figure investment which will be used to create new roles and bolster its growth strategy. The company, which was established in 2014, offers services such as website development and design, search engine optimization, content creation and […]

Emirates News Agency – SHUAA Capital places $100m SPAC on NASDAQ New York

DUBAI, 2nd March, 2022 (WAM) — SHUAA Capital, the region’s asset management and investment banking platform, today announced the successful initial public offering (IPO) of 10,000,000 units of SHUAA Partners Acquisition Corp I at $10.00 per unit. The $100 million Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) will be listed on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ) and […]

Agency roundup: Harris Creative; Fishtank Agency; Principles; and more

Construction marketing agency, Harris Creative, has won a contract with tile supplier, CTD Architectural Tiles. His new client works with industry leading manufacturers to offer architects, designers and specifiers a wide range of tiling products. The company has a presence across Scotland, the North, the Midlands and London, covering projects across the country. In one […]

Web agency Spider Online joins the ranks of Scottish employee-owned businesses

The Glasgow-based company, which was founded by John Campbell and Tony O’Grady in 2004, specializes in the delivery of websites and applications, serving government, transport and HR clients. Its clients include FirstGroup, Tesco Bank, Cosla, Audit Scotland, National Transport Authority Ireland, Imperial College London and Bristol Airport. He said the change in company structure sees […]

GDL grows over the years to form a joint venture with Nutrien | Queensland country life

‘Sale-o’ is a familiar cry in Queensland sales centers and this week had a particularly special sound for GDL agents as it marked 25 years since the start of the cattle network at Dalby sellouts. GDL, originally known as Grant Daniel Long, was founded in February 1997 by Noel Grant and Jamie Long, highly experienced […]

PH 4th among the countries most targeted by web threats

(Photo courtesy of Kaspersky) MANILA – For the whole of 2021, Kaspersky products used in the Philippines detected and thwarted more than 50 million web threat attempts, according to statistics from Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). KSN’s latest report released on Monday showed that the Philippines moved up two places in Kaspersky’s world rankings or fourth […]

ABG Shipyard case: Ex-CMD Rishi Agarwal reaches CBI office to join investigation

Former Chairman and Managing Director of ABG Shipyard Rishi Agarwal has reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office to join the agency’s probe into the Rs 22,842 crore bank fraud case . He was accompanied by the legal team led by lawyer Vijay Aggarwal. Aggarwal is known for handling the 2G Spectrum case, the […]

Marketing agency snaps up office space in £450,000 deal

Marketing agency Purpose Media bought the office space it occupied under a £450,000 deal. Based in the Village Business Park on Maisies Way, South Normanton, Purpose Media already owned Unit 14 and had rented Units 16 and 18 for four years. The combined space now totals 5,000 square feet and includes co-working spaces, meeting rooms […]

Payrail Agency partners with Mercy Corps to revolutionize financial inclusion in Nigeria

Angala Fintech, a fintech company, has integrated an all-in-one digital finance channel that is inclusive while enjoying equal opportunity and access to timely financial products and services. With this launch in Adamawa State and with continued collaboration with Mercy Corps, Payrail Agency – a branchless side-by-side banking app designed for everyone at all literacy levels […]

CrowdForce Secures $3.6M to Expand Agent Banking Network

By Modupe Gbadeyanka In order to deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria, there is an urgent need for all stakeholders in the financial ecosystem, including content creators, to work collectively to develop and implement a digital content strategy for unbanked people in order to move the needle of financial inclusion and ultimately advance the economy, society […]

Leeds-based digital marketing agency Twentysix will open an office in Northern Ireland, creating 20 jobs

LEEDS-based digital marketing agency Twentysix is ​​to open a new office in Northern Ireland, creating 20 jobs. Founded in 2005, the company said the move was part of its long-term growth plan. It follows new contracts with Tag Heuer, Holland & Barrett and CIPD. TwentySix, which also operates from offices in London and New York, […]

HNB Partners SLT-MOBITEL to Launch Island-Wide “Ithuru Ithuru” Agency Banking Service Using mCash Agent Network

Two of Sri Lanka’s banking and telecommunications giants, HNB PLC and SLT-MOBITEL, have announced a landmark partnership to launch “HNB Ithuru Ithuru”, a branch banking service that will enable HNB customers to make deposits into general and minor savings accounts of HNB through certain mCash Agents of SLT-MOBITEL. Aiming to dramatically expand financial inclusion while […]

Why we launched the debit card, a bank branch for NIPOST — Pantami –

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has unveiled the Nigerian Postal Service’s agency banking and debit card platform. It also launched 27 courier service vehicles to enable NIPOST and its partner, Speedaf Express, to compete favorably in the industry. Pantami said it was impossible for an economy to transform without digitalization. […]

NIPOST unveils debit card, branch banking to boost Nigeria’s digital economy

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami unveiled the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) Debit Card, an agency banking platform to deepen financial inclusion and boost the digital economy from Nigeria. This comes as the minister also launched 27 courier service vehicles to enable NIPOST and its partner Speedaf Express to compete favorably in […]

Ecobank Nigeria will support SMEs and develop its branch network in 2022 –

Ecobank Nigeria Managing Director / Regional Director Patrick Akinwuntan said the bank will continue to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs), provide banking services to all Nigerians through its branch banking network. The bank’s digital services will also support export-oriented industries such as agriculture and manufacturing in 2022. Akinwuntan, speaking on the sidelines of the […]

Ecobank Nigeria Expands Bank Branches to 35,000

By Modupe Gbadeyanka One lender deepening the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) financial inclusion campaign is undoubtedly Ecobank Nigeria Limited. Within three months, the financial institution has expanded its bank branches across the country by 5,000, reaching 35,000 places, according to its managing director, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan. The bank was able to achieve this feat […]

CRDB Bank and Posts Corporation Relaunch Agency Banking Agreement

By Rosemary Mirondo Dar es Salaam. CRDB Bank Plc and Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC) yesterday relaunched their agency banking agreement in a bid to strengthen their joint involvement in the country’s financial inclusion agenda. The improved agreement aims to ensure that more Tanzanians can benefit from the services of CRDB Bank at TPC offices across […]

Cooperative Mortgage Bank introduces agency banking system

In pursuit of its commitment to bring banking services closer to the people for greater efficiency and transparency, the management of Cooperative Mortgage Bank (CMB) has introduced a unique banking system, Coop One-Stop. A statement from the head of communications and public relations of the Cooperative Mortgage Bank (CMB), Ms Olufunmilayo Afolabi, said that “the […]

Ecobank: Advantages of being a banking partner in a branch

Ecobank and its Managing Director, Akinwuntan Head of Agency Banking, Ecobank Nigeria, Olanike Kolawole, said there are many rewards and benefits that come with being an agency banking partner, also known as the bank’s Xpress Point agent. . Kolawole, who was speaking on the bank’s presentation of tantalizing freebies to its Xpress Point agents in […]

Benefits of branch banking

BY BUKOLA IDOWU | With more than 50,000 bank agents across the country, there remains a gap in meeting the financial needs of Nigerians. Additionally, many Nigerians have learned during the pandemic that transactions can be done without entering a banking room, a situation made possible by bank agents. Commercial banks and payment service providers […]

Kenyan and Ugandan company partners to deploy branch banking platform

A Kenya-based technology company, Software Group, has partnered with BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd to deploy the industry-leading Agency Banking digital platform. According to a press release from the Software Group, the global software company with regional headquarters in Nairobi has been awarded a new contract for its latest branch banking platform with BRAC Uganda Bank […]

CBRE Thailand named world’s best real estate agency website

CBRE Thailand was able to end 2019 on a high note after winning the award for best international real estate agency website at the 2019 International Property Awards held in London last month. The agency joined candidates from Africa, Arabia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States […]

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