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Invest in Indonesia: JEJALA ID highlights opportunities for European Investors

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 3:48am

For more information and to register, please click here: https://jejala.id

Key Points: 
  • For more information and to register, please click here: https://jejala.id
    "Indonesia's economy is changing faster than ever.
  • With efforts now focused on connecting both early-stage startups and investors, both investors and startups can now look forward to accessing relationships not available to them previously.
  • With such a large market, startups would need to collaborate with investors to help deliver such impactful solutions.
  • Therefore, this presents as a great opportunity to supercharge both investors' interests and the Indonesian economy.

Sustainable, People-centered Solutions for Affordable Housing to Take Center Stage at Eighth Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

"We must center our actions on the needs of the people to truly build in a greener, safer, more resilient way."

Key Points: 
  • "We must center our actions on the needs of the people to truly build in a greener, safer, more resilient way."
  • The forum's four tracks are Build resilient cities and communities; Innovative housing solutions and technologies; Advance sustainability in the housing sector; and Finance affordable housing.
  • The track on innovative housing solutions and technologies explores the various ways we can achieve affordable housing through innovation and technology.
  • The last track --finance affordable housing -- will focus on the financing instruments of different actors in both public and private sectors that fund affordable housing.

Building China's impressive high-speed rail

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 2:10am

At the end of 2020, China had 37,900 km of operational HSR, accounting for 69 percent of the world's total.

Key Points: 
  • At the end of 2020, China had 37,900 km of operational HSR, accounting for 69 percent of the world's total.
  • China has mastered the full gamut of HSR operations management technologies despite the complexity of the rail network.
  • It has created scheduling technology for high-density, cross-line (running on HSR and conventional rail) routes operating at different speeds.
  • (This article is an excerpt from "Building China's Impressive High-Speed Rail", by Lu Dongfu, Chairman of the Board of China State Railway Group, originally appeared in Qiushi Journal, English edition, No.

Udemy to Report Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Results on December 8, 2021

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 10:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Udemy (Nasdaq: UDMY), a leading online learning marketplace for individuals and businesses, today announced it will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2021, ended September 30, 2021, after market close on December 8, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Udemy (Nasdaq: UDMY), a leading online learning marketplace for individuals and businesses, today announced it will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2021, ended September 30, 2021, after market close on December 8, 2021.
  • Udemy will host a conference call and earnings webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. EST / 2:00 p.m. PST on the same day to discuss the companys financial results.
  • The conference call will also be webcast live on the Udemy Investor Relations website at https://investors.udemy.com/ .
  • Millions of people learn on Udemy from real-world experts in topics ranging from programming and data science to leadership and team building .

Fintech startup GIMO bags $1.9M in Seed+ round led by Integra Partners

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:30am

HANOI, Vietnam., Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GIMO, Vietnams fintech startup offering on-demand pay for blue-collar workers, announced on Tuesday that it had successfully raised $1.9 million in a Seed+ round led by Singapores Integra Partners.

Key Points: 
  • HANOI, Vietnam., Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GIMO, Vietnams fintech startup offering on-demand pay for blue-collar workers, announced on Tuesday that it had successfully raised $1.9 million in a Seed+ round led by Singapores Integra Partners.
  • The round also saw participation from Resolution Ventures, Blauwpark Partners, and TNB Aura VN Scout.
  • Chris Kaptein, Partner at Integra Partners, said: We are proud to partner with Quan, Ngoc, and the entire team at GIMO.
  • To date, GIMO has provided on-demand pay for more than 25,000 workers, mainly in manufacturing and retail sectors, growing monthly at 130 percent.

3air Ready to Solve Telecommunications Problems in Africa with Upcoming Public Sale

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

The platform is building its upcoming public sale on the successful private sale rounds, which saw numerous participants joining.

Key Points: 
  • The platform is building its upcoming public sale on the successful private sale rounds, which saw numerous participants joining.
  • Currently, users register for the public sale and are awaiting Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML verifications.
  • The platform will dedicate 20% of the 1 billion maximum token supply to the public sale.
  • This allocation differs from the seed sale and private rounds, which represented 1% and 11% of total supply, respectively.

U.A.E. Color Cosmetics Market (2021 to 2030) - Featuring L'Oreal, Unilever and Beiersdorf Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 10:29am

color cosmetics market was affected negatively by the COVID-19 pandemic as the shutting down of manufacturing plants and retail stores led to a low supply of such products.

Key Points: 
  • color cosmetics market was affected negatively by the COVID-19 pandemic as the shutting down of manufacturing plants and retail stores led to a low supply of such products.
  • color cosmetics market, will witness the faster growth.
  • color cosmetics market in the years to come, based on product.
  • color cosmetics market was generated by the one-time bifurcation, on the basis of packaging.

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Partners with the WE Empower UN SDG Challenge to Maximize the Development Impact of Women Entrepreneurs

Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211120005125/en/
    Womens Entrepreneurship Accelerator Logo (Graphic: WEA)
    WEA is designed to maximize the development impact of women entrepreneurship in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by creating an enabling ecosystem for women entrepreneurs that fosters growth, sustainability, and resilience.
  • The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge honors women entrepreneurs who are advancing the SDGs through their business practices.
  • The Womens Entrepreneurship Accelerator is honored to partner with WE Empower, a consortium of over 70 partners joining forces for an even greater multiplied impact.
  • The ultimate goal of the initiative is to maximize the development impact of women entrepreneurship in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by creating an enabling ecosystem for women entrepreneurs around the world.

Content Delivery Network Market - Global Forecasts to 2026 Featuring Akamai Technologies, CloudFlare, AT&T, Limelight Networks, Amazon, CDN77, CDNetworks, Ericsson, Tata Communications, and Internap - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:37pm

The "Content Delivery Network Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Content Delivery Network Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • By type, video content delivery holds a larger share due to the growth of video-on-demand and OTT services.
  • The ever-increasing video content is expected to be the main reason for the rise of the CDN market.
  • The market leaders for the Content Delivery Network Market are Akamai Technologies, CloudFlare, AT&T Inc., Limelight Networks, Amazon, CDN77, CDNetworks, Ericsson, Tata Communications, and Internap.

TerraPay strengthens its position in Americas by launching services in Mexico and 15 other Latin American markets

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

It is interesting to note that remittance inflows into Latin America and the Caribbean grew by an estimated 6.5 percent to $103 billion in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • It is interesting to note that remittance inflows into Latin America and the Caribbean grew by an estimated 6.5 percent to $103 billion in 2020.
  • Moreover, Latin America (LATAM) is also one of the fastest-growing mobile markets in the world and mobile penetration in the region has been rising consistently.
  • In the future, TerraPay also plans to expand footprints in other LATAM markets like the Dominican Republic.
  • While some remittances come from Europe and other Latin American countries, a staggering 75% come from the United States.