OpenText has released results of its annual 2023 OpenText Cybersecurity Global Ransomware Survey. Findings show a similarity in how small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises (more than 1,000 employees) think about ransomware attacks, including a disconnect about who is a target and growing concern about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) by threat actors.
Kidney Beam, a healthtech startup from the UK, has made significant strides in transforming NHS patient care for adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Over three years, their unwavering commitment has culminated in a solution that is now scientifically validated, offering a new lease of life to individuals with CKD.
DES – Digital Enteprise Show, the international event of reference on exponential technologies that will hold its eighth edition in Malaga (Spain) from June 11 to 13, 2024, has appointed Alezeya Sanchez as the new director of Digital Business World Congress. Thus, Sanchez heads the largest European technology forum for new concepts and digital trends, and takes over from Nacho Villoch, who remains linked to the role of Senior Advisor.
High-tech innovation in Europe and Latin America is paving the way for unprecedented collaboration and commerce between the two vibrant regions. The world’s premier destination for innovation, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) will be exploring these opportunities in a new summit on 30-31 January 2024.
The lead-up to Christmas is an important time of the year for businesses to boost their profits, with 4.7 million adults intending to spend more than usual on Christmas presents this year. In light of this, small business credit card company, Capital on Tap, has shared expert tips to help small businesses make the most of the lucrative festive period.
Calmer commissioned to launch project to understand the demands and impact on mental health for gig economy workers
Calmer, an award-winning training organisation empowering entrepreneurs, freelancers, and business teams to prevent burnout and nurture good mental health, have been commissioned to identify how best to support London’s gig economy workers. After extensive research into the issues, they have launched a survey for gig workers to have their say up until 20th November, and following this will host a free webinar, open to gig workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses who are dedicated to supporting the wellbeing of those in the gig economy.
The Corporate Wellbeing Expo is delighted to announce that former World Heavyweight Champion, Frank Bruno, will be the Headline Keynote Speaker at the event. Bruno is set to take the stage at the ExCeL, London on March 13th at 3:30pm, where he will share his remarkable journey and discuss the impact of mental health on both his life and career.
British tech startup Dootrix has carved a niche for itself in the burgeoning cloud services sector, attracting some of the nation's foremost brands with its bespoke cloud capabilities that are revolutionising their operational models. This has set the stage for robust growth and lucrative returns for its investors.
Kvanted Ventures, a new investment firm focusing on early-stage industrial technology startups in Northern Europe, has recently unveiled its inaugural fund of €70 million. The venture, established by Maria Wasastjerna, Eerik Paasikivi, and Axel Ahlström, distinguishes itself as the Nordic region's first dedicated industrial technology investor.
Mentor Group has launched the Revenue Velocity Accelerator, a comprehensive solution designed for sustainable revenue growth within any organisation. This integrated offering merges the pinnacle of Mentor Group’s expertise in revenue advisory services, promoting a fundamental shift in process, instruments, and behaviour.
The global AI safety summit unveiled huge concerns highlighting that the technology poses a potentially catastrophic risk to humanity as worries around highly advanced forms of AI, with as-yet unknown capabilities, are put forward under a landmark declaration from countries including the UK, US, EU and China.
Canva has announced the opening of applications for its $50 million Developers Innovation Fund to provide financial support and incentives to developers. The Innovation Fund aims to reward developers who share Canva’s goal to democratise design and foster a diverse marketplace of free-to-use apps on Canva.
South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao will bring together the protagonists of these sectors on 23 and 24 November
There is less than a month to go until South Summit and Biscay Startup Bay hold South Summit Industry & Energy Bilbao, the meeting for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Industry 4.0, Energy Transition, and Mobility sectors. On 23 and 24 November, the B Accelerator Tower (BAT) international entrepreneurship centre in Bilbao will bring together the main leaders, startups, and experts in the industry, energy, and mobility sector to discuss the trends, opportunities, and challenges of entrepreneurship in these sectors.
The US housing market is short 6.5 million homes after more than a decade of under-building relative to population and demand growth. Cedar has announced a $3 million seed funding round to take this problem head on, with software that helps real-estate developers and professionals maximise the housing potential of urban infill properties.
The quality of mental health, both at the individual and community level, has become a matter of global concern. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 15% of working-age adults were estimated to have a mental disorder in 2019. It is also estimated that $1 trillion is lost every year due to depression and anxiety among workers.
easyFood has partnered with Ryft as part of its plans to onboard more restaurants onto its platform. The food delivery business, which forms part of the easyGroup is using the UK-based payment provider’s payment infrastructure to bring new franchise partners onto its system more rapidly than ever before.
Neteera Technologies, an Israeli-based startup disrupting the contactless patient monitoring market, has announced the successful closing of a $6.7 million Series B extension. The round was led by Aescuvest, a healthcare investment firm, alongside Foxconn Technology Co (FTC), an associate of Hon Hai Precision Industry, a large electronics manufacturer globally.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that HD Hyundai, the world’s largest shipbuilder, will keynote at CES 2024 to share tech-first strategies which employ technology for building a more sustainable future. HD Hyundai, a global company also known for specialised construction equipment and energy solutions, further excels in developing eco-friendly infrastructure technology, as well as retrofitting carriers and shipyards.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced Gail K. Boudreaux, president and CEO of Elevance Health, will headline a keynote session to discuss how the company is implementing an innovative whole-health approach to care. It complements the Digital Health Summit, which returns to CES 2024, and will focus on the outlook for health care in the U.S. and beyond.
Nearly 70 startups, plus hundreds of attendees and media from around the globe convened yesterday for CES Unveiled Amsterdam. The event highlighted tech innovation from European startups that will solve global challenges and conference programming addressing sustainability, healthcare, climate change, and tech trends—including digital health, enterprise, AI, and a look toward using tech for good.
Multiple startups have been recognised at the Touristech Startup Fest 2023, the global entrepreneurship competition hosted annually by TIS - Tourism Innovation Summit. The event, which has positioned itself as the key event for the tourism and technology entrepreneurial ecosystem, received more than 4,000 applications from startups from countries such as Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Upfront Diagnostics, a healthcare company focused on discovering novel biomarkers that can be applied to medical diagnosis, has started the last phase of clinical evaluation of a point-of-care rapid blood test designed to rapidly identify when stroke is caused by a blood clot blocking a main blood vessel within the brain. This is known as large vessel occlusion (LVO).
Finnish biotech startup Enifer has contributed to a new study on farmed salmon that was done in collaboration with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). The study utilised Enifer’s PEKILO®Aqua mycoprotein, and it was conducted by a group of researchers led by Professor Margareth Øverland.