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  • Troubleshooting payroll errors, chasing clients for payroll data and dealing with complex legislation have all proved to be significant challenges for SMEs in Australia. However, AI and automation could provide the ‘silver bullet’ to ease these pains according to the employment platform, Employment Hero. For 73 per cent of SMEs in Australia, it tak...
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    Saturday 20 April 2024
    Editor's Picks 1 28% Rise in Malicious Search Engine Ads in 2023 2 Ofcom: Third of 5 to 7 Year Olds Use Social Media Unsupervised 3 Edinburgh University Seeks Applications from AI Innovators 4 What Were the Most Impersonated Brands For Phishing in Q1? 5 What Are the Top Government Tech Trends for 2024?...
  • I was in Riga this week speaking with the small but lively local startup community. In comparison with the neighbouring Baltic states — tech superstar Estonia and up-and-coming Lithuania — tiny Latvia is at an earlier stage when it comes to startup development and funding. But things are happening here: there are plenty of pre-seed and seed-stage s...
  • The co-founder of Manchester unicorn Matillion is the latest speaker confirmed for the GM 125 Rising Stars of Business launch event. CTO Ed Thompson co-founded the data productivity company in 2011 and it achieved unicorn status in 2021. He’ll be joined by a number of the companies included in BusinessCloud’s inaugural ‘GM 125 Rising Stars of Busin...
  • Wingtech Technology has been granted a patent for a semiconductor device with an improved junction termination extension region. The device includes field relief sub-regions and elements of different charge types, enhancing performance and efficiency. GlobalData’s report on Wingtech Technology gives a 360-degree view of the company including its pa...
  • The culture of collaboration in the Pacific Northwest, the impact of AI on biopharma, and the shape of new business models driven by AI were all topics at a panel discussion Wednesday in Seattle at the 2024 Life Science Innovation Northwest meeting. “The Pacific Northwest has the compute, it has the biotech, but it also has a kind of culture of col...
  • Want to keep track of the largest startup funding deals in 2024 with our curated list of $100 million-plus venture deals to U.S.-based companies? Check out The Crunchbase Megadeals Board. This is a weekly feature that runs down the week’s top 10 announced funding rounds in the U.S. Check out last week’s biggest funding rounds here. This week there...
  • All posts tagged 'innovation encouragement' Business Recruitment STEM Sector Non-Compete Agreements: Employer Considerations Editor's Picks 1 28% Rise in Malicious Search Engine Ads in 2023 2 Ofcom: Third of 5 to 7 Year Olds Use Social Media Unsupervised 3 Edinburgh University Seeks Applications from AI Innovators 4 What Were the Most Impersonated...
  • Riga-based inGain, a Latvian fintech startup offering a no-code SaaS loan management system, announced that it has secured €650K in a fresh round of funding. The investment came from venture capital funds including Trind VC and Fiedler Capital, as well as from the Latvian Business Angels network and several business angels. Capital utilisation inGa...
  • The trend of private equity firms acquiring businesses in the professional services sector continues with CVC Capital Partners eyeing a possible buyout of EY’s Italian consulting branch. According to the Financial Times CVC, which manages EUR186 billion in assets making it one of Europe’s largest private equity firms, has expressed interest in taki...
  • Discover how companies are responsibly integrating AI in production. This invite-only event in SF will explore the intersection of technology and business. Find out how you can attend here. With a legacy marked by manually intensive tasks prone to error and delays, compliance and risk management are the perfect use cases for pushing large language...
  • Bioengineers at Rice University have been awarded $1.4 million as part of a multi-centre consortium funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) to develop strategies for reversing the effects of osteoarthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 32.5 million people in the U.S. and 500 million global...
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    Friday 19 April 2024
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  • Percayso partners with TransUnion

    Friday 19 April 2024
    InsurTech Percayso Inform has announced a new partnership with global information and insights company TransUnion. The insurance data intelligence provider will distribute TransUnion’s TrueVision credit data to insurers, MGAs and brokers through its API. TrueVision offers a powerful suite of solutions that harnesses the strength of trended data to...
  • The reggae classic “Smoke Two Joints” advises us to light up in the morning, afternoon and night to feel all right. Cannabis startup investors could add another reason: It’s better than thinking about your portfolio performance. While many sectors have seen less investment recently, the declines in cannabis dealmaking started earlier and have been...