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Partnership Expands Entravision 365 Digital’s Presence into West Africa

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Entravision (NYSE: EVC) a leading global advertising solutions, media and technology company, announced today that its Africa-based digital business unit, Entravision 365 Digital in Ghana, has become the Authorized Sales Partner of Meta, the company that owns Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Entravision 365 Digital will provide support, training, lines of credit and local billing to advertisers in the Ghanaian market, thereby enabling them to meet their business objectives.

“This partnership reinforces our commitment to advertisers to connect brands to consumers through local strategic support, creative expertise and relevant in-market training,” said Julian Jordaan, Chief Executive Officer of Entravision 365 Digital. “As we continue to expand our presence throughout the continent of Africa, we are thrilled to partner with Meta as their Authorized Sales ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Raiven Capital, a global early-stage tech venture fund, today announced its exit from fintech company Whizmo, a mobile money start-up that provides B2B and B2C financial services for customers and merchants in emerging economies.

“Raiven Capital invested in Whizmo in 2020 and exited the company this summer at a significant multiple to a private equity investor,” said Paul Dugsin, General Partner, Raiven Capital. “This is an excellent example of Raiven’s ability to find innovative from around the world and build bridges across relevant ecosystems,” he said.

Essentially, Whizmo addresses the needs of poorest by providing digital finance for the unbanked. As a B2B solution, Whizmo provides small businesses, that don’t have access to traditional banking with methods to move from cash to contactless payments. The low fees and instant settlement, allow them to make their funds more useable and safer than cash.

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-CHMP positive opinion is based on evidence from the EFFISAYIL® 1 trial, the largest clinical trial in patients with generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) flares1
-GPP is a rare and potentially life-threatening skin condition distinct from plaque psoriasis2, 3, 4
-Monoclonal antibody spesolimab specifically inhibits interleukin-36 (IL-36) signaling5, 6, 7
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The European Medicine Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended the granting of a conditional market authorization* for Boehringer Ingelheim’s spesolimab as first in class treatment option for generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) flares in adults. Spesolimab, marketed in the U.S. and in Japan as SPEVIGO®, is a novel, selective antibody that blocks the activation of the interleukin-36 receptor (IL-36R), a signaling pathway within the immune system shown to be involved in the pathogenesis of GPP.1, 3, 5

“GPP flares ar ... Read more »

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Brand announces five-year anniversary of the program by uniting top streamers worldwide

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gillette, the world’s leading expert in men’s grooming and a pioneer in gaming and esports, announced today the return of the Gillette Gaming Alliance -- an all-star team of streamers selected to represent the brand and create content for audiences worldwide. Now in its fifth consecutive year, the Gillette Gaming Alliance reinforces the brand’s commitment to the gaming community, and levels up its presence by identifying new and exciting ways for fans to engage. The Alliance continues to be the longest-running gaming program for the brand, packed with 13 streamers representing 8 different countries.

Comprised of both familiar faces and new members, the Gillette Gaming Alliance now includes superstar streamers: TypicalGamer (North America), Mongraal (UK), Jolavanille (France), Nikof (France), Papaplatte (Germany), Rumathra (Germany), ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Friday, 14. October 2022

The Visa Ready Creator Commerce program will connect partners across the ecosystem to bring tools like faster payouts and tipping to creator platforms.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Creators are driving a revolution in digital commerce and culture – producing content that entertains, engages, and educates online communities in powerful new ways. To serve this growing category of small business, Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the launch of the Visa Ready Creator Commerce program. The global initiative will help creator-centric platforms, such as social-commerce and video gaming companies, embed financial tools – like faster and more flexible payouts through Visa Direct and tipping and donations.

“Creators are reshaping and expanding the small business ecosystem,” said Vanessa Colella, SVP and Global Head of Innovation and Digital Partnerships at Visa. “We want to harness the scale and reach of our net ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced a USD 250,000 grant to Heifer Netherlands (Stichting Heifer Nederland) to improve the sustainability, productivity and resilience of smallholder dairy farming families through the development of a climate-smart and productive dairy model in Nepal.

The two-year partnership was chosen from hundreds of grant applications received in response to AAF’s climate campaign. The project is an integral part of the AAF's strategic sustainability actions to support climate action within the context of agriculture.

Dairy farming is an important source of livelihood for rural people in Nepal, generating income, food and nutrition security and employment, particularly for vulnerable households. However, dairy livestock generate high amounts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and contribute ... Read more »

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