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 • Customers will benefit from the combined company’s expanded scale, with locations and local-language teams across 88 countries and support across 150 countries

• The combined company will be home to more than 5,500 highly experienced employees, forming the industry-leading “software-optimized, cloud-managed” workforce

• SoftwareONE and COMPAREX together will help customers optimize and manage an estimated €10 bn in software purchases

• COMPAREX’s CEO Thomas Reich and CSO Marc Betgem to join SoftwareONE’s Executive Management Team

 

STANS, Switzerland-Friday 12 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SoftwareONE, a global leading Platform, Solutions and Services company, today announced it has reached an agreement to purchase 100 percent of shares in COMPAREX, a global IT service provider, from Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH. Terms of the acquisition were not disclose ... Read more »

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More than 200 Stanford Seed participants from Africa and India gather for the first time to unite in their commitment to bring prosperity to communities through the growth of businesses.

 

STANFORD, Calif.-Saturday 13 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Last month, over 200 business founders/owners from across Africa and India gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, for the inaugural Seed Transformation Network Global Summit ... Read more »

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An exhibition that is more “standardized” and aims to lead the trend of cross-border consumption


YIWU, China-Saturday 13 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As one of the three export commodities fairs initiated by China's Ministry of Commerce, the 24th China Yiwu International Commodities (Standardization) Fair (“Yiwu Fair”), will be held in Yiwu, Zhejiang Province on October 21-25, 2018. Yiwu Fair is also the largest and most influential daily necessities exhibition in China. This year, the Fair offers over 4,000 booths and will feature standardization and cross-border trade, with an estimation of 200,000 visitors.

In order to promote exchanges and cooperation in international standardization, and to display the achievements of China's standardization strategy, Yiwu Fair 2018 will feature made-in-China, brands of China, and standards of China.

Last year at the Fair, the first standardization exhibitio ... Read more »

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 Visa to use its global network of Innovation Centers to bring improved and integrated payments for Olympic and Paralympic Games fans on-site and at-home 

SAN FRANCISCO & BEIJING-Saturday 13 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the heels of its renewal with the International Olympic Committee through 2032, Visa (NYSE:V), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today announced a commitment to enhancing the experience for fans of the Olympic and Paralympic Games around the world.

Using its global network of 11 Innovation Centers – from Asia to Europe and the United States – Visa is tapping into its transit, retail and conversational commerce expertise to propose forward-looking payment experiences for Olympic Games fans. This includes remote, mobile ticket purchasing, in-seat ordering and new ways to pay at retail such as making a purchase right from your television. Fans c ... Read more »

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CHICAGO-Saturday 13 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, BAI announced the 2018 Global Innovation Awards Outstanding Achievement and People’s Choice Award winners. Winners of these special categories were announced live during BAI Beacon in Orlando, Fla.

The BAI Global Innovation Awards recognize industry leaders and showcase what leading financial services innovators in all regions of the world are doing to deliver new value to customers and employees as well as improve efficiencies and profitability for their organizations.

BAI’s Outstanding Achievement Awards consist of three special categories that honor and recognize financial services organizations that have made exceptional strides in driving positive change in the industry. All BAI Global Innovation Award nominees are considered for the honor.

The 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award winners are:

Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

NovoPayment ... Read more »

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TOKYO & MONTREAL-Saturday 13 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The winners of the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 were announced today. The MIDORI Prize is a prestigious biennial international prize organized by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity to honour individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity at global, regional or local levels.

The winners of the 2018 MIDORI Prize are:

Dr. Kathy MacKinnon (U.K.)
Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

Mr. Assad Serhal (Lebanon)
Director General, Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon

Dr. Abdul Hamid Zakri (Malaysia)
Former Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia

Each of the prize winners is awarded a commemorative gift and plaque and a monetary prize of 100,000 US dollars to support their work. They will be h ... Read more »

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