Milrem Robotics and MSI-Defence Systems Limited Present Unmanned Kinetic C-UAV Capabilities

Milrem Robotics and MSI-Defence Systems Limited Present Unmanned Kinetic C-UAV Capabilities

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— MSI-Defence Systems Limited (MSI-DSL), the developer of leading-edge weapon and underwater systems and the European leading robotics and autonomous system developer Milrem Robotics jointly present highly mobile, unmanned kinetic C-UAV capabilities at DSEI 2021. Utilising Milrem Robotics’ THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) integrated with MSI-DSL’s Remote Weapon Systems (RWS) and Electrical Optical Sensor Systems the companies are offering a step change in countering mini-UAV, loitering munitions or other small difficult to detect airborne targets. The highly mobile, unmanned C-UAS systems will be capable of carrying payloads from 7.62 to…

500 Startups Closes Largest Fund Raised To Date, Announces Rebrand to “500 Global”

500 Startups Closes Largest Fund Raised To Date, Announces Rebrand to “500 Global”

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— 500 Startups, one of the world’s most active venture capital firms, today announced the closing of a $140M global flagship fund–the firm’s largest fund to date–bringing assets under management to $1.8B.* Now rebranded as 500 Global, the firm has been expanding its investment strategy beyond the accelerator and seed stage. The eleven-year-old firm’s global thesis has paid off: 500 Global’s first global flagship fund is a top decile performer with a net TVPI of 11x^. Overall, the firm’s portfolio has yielded 33 companies valued over $1B and more…

Europcar Brazil Places Order for 50 Skyworks Aeronautics eGyro™ Electric Aircraft

Europcar Brazil Places Order for 50 Skyworks Aeronautics eGyro™ Electric Aircraft

SAO PAULO & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Today, Europcar Brazil announced plans to purchase 50 eGyro™ electrically powered vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Skyworks Aeronautics (“Skyworks”) for use in Brazil, the world’s fourth largest market for civil helicopters after the U.S., Russia and Canada. Europcar is the world’s third largest rental car company and leading mobility provider. “Europcar Brazil is extremely excited to partner with Skyworks Aeronautics to bring safe, efficient, and cost-effective electric aircraft solutions to Brazil,” stated Paulo Gaba, Chief Executive Officer of the Autotur Group, the Europcar…

Middle East and Pakistan-based Logistics Platform Trukkin Wins the Economic Times Best Brands of UAE 2021 

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Dubai, 16 September: Trukkin, the leading techno-logistics company headquartered in Dubai and serving the Middle East and Pakistan (MENAP), was awarded the prestigious Economic Times Best Brands of UAE 2021, adding to its increasing list of accolades as a rapidly growing startup. Since its inception in 2017, Trukkin has focused on harnessing the power of technology to reinvent and rebuild the logistics ecosystem. The company’s seamless and powerful products enable faster delivery, a consistent and reliable system, and a transparent platform for truckers and shippers. While thanking the Times Group for…

Six out of 10 Leading Banks in Oman Go Live with SunTec’s GCC VAT Solution for Comprehensive and Continuous Compliance with VAT Regulations

Six out of 10 Leading Banks in Oman Go Live with SunTec’s GCC VAT Solution for Comprehensive and Continuous Compliance with VAT Regulations

MUSCAT, Oman–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— India-based SunTec Business Solutions, the world’s #1 relationship-based pricing and billing company, today announced a major milestone in Oman, with six of the 10 local banks in the country going live with SunTec’s GCC VAT Compliance Solution. Oman implemented a nationwide VAT regime on April 16, 2021, in line with the transition to VAT across all GCC countries. Despite a short notice for implementation, SunTec’s client banks in Oman were able to execute full VAT compliance well before the deadline by capitalizing on SunTec’s uniquely designed solution…

Ooredoo Qatar Named a Best Place to Work in Qatar 2021

Ooredoo Qatar Named a Best Place to Work in Qatar 2021

DOHA, Qatar–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator has announced it has been certified as a Best Place to Work in Qatar for 2021. Best Places to Work is an international certification programme, considered the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognising top workplaces around the world. The programme provides employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their employees, and honours those employers who deliver an outstanding work experience with the highest standards of working conditions. This certification is based on the feedback given by employees who…

Gradiant Achieves Strong Growth in Cleantech Water Treatment during the Pandemic

Gradiant Achieves Strong Growth in Cleantech Water Treatment during the Pandemic

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Gradiant, an end-to-end cleantech water treatment solutions provider, announced that it has secured 26 new projects in 2021 year-to-date (YTD) across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Four of the projects will be delivered as design-build-own-operate-manage (DBOOM) contracts for long-term concession periods of up to 20 years. The business growth demonstrates increased demand for advanced water & wastewater treatment during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. The new contracts in 2021 YTD are a mix of high-profile clients in the industrial, municipal, and government sectors, including multinational brand owners. Eighteen of the…

Anthology and Blackboard to Merge, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Education Software and Solutions

Anthology and Blackboard to Merge, Creating a Leading Global Provider of Education Software and Solutions

BENGALURU, India–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Anthology, a leading provider of proven higher education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, and Blackboard, a leading global EdTech software and solutions company, announced today a definitive agreement to combine the two companies. The combination will create the most comprehensive and modern EdTech ecosystem available on a global scale. The merger is designed to accelerate transformation at education institutions to enhance the learner experience and drive student and institution success. Blackboard is a leading provider of learning management software, communication tools and student success solutions to 150…