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Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

UnionPay, Solidarnost Bank launch ‘Money Express’ cross-border service

Published Date: 2021-10-22         Author: Pankaj Singh

Global payment services provider UnionPay International ("UPI") and Solidarnost Bank have jointly launched the ‘UnionPay Money Express’ service to help customers quickly make cross-border transactions using their account or via their card to China and the Commonwealth of Indepe... Read More

Comcast partners with Walmart to launch its new smart TV in the U.S.

Published Date: 2021-10-21         Author: Pankaj Singh

The smart TV, known as the XClass TV, will be manufactured by Hisense Group. It supports voice search and integrates on-demand, streaming, cable, and broadcast options. American telecommunications conglomerate, Comcast Corporation, has reportedly launched smart TVs which run on its opera... Read More

On-demand grocery startup Gorillas raises USD 1 Bn in Series C funding

Published Date: 2021-10-20         Author: Pankaj Singh

Gorillas, a European on-demand grocery delivery startup, has reportedly raised USD 1 billion during a Series C funding round. This is claimed to be the largest fundraising for a non-listed startup across Europe. The latest funding round was led by European delivery champion Delivery Hero SE,... Read More

Tork launches biobased fabric to support companies’ sustainable goals

Published Date: 2021-10-19         Author: Pankaj Singh

Tork, an Essity brand, has launched a new biobased heavy-duty cleaning cloth to assist companies in meeting sustainability goals and strengthen their businesses with better productivity through sustainable hygiene management. The cloth is composed of 99% biobased fibers, that are plant-based and ... Read More

India’s cryptocurrency sector booms, raises USD 587 million this year

Published Date: 2021-10-18         Author: Pankaj Singh

Investors are continuing to infuse funds in cryptocurrency and blockchain companies in India. The total funding in domestic crypto and blockchain startups rose sharply to around USD 587.16 million as of October 17 this year, up from USD 37 million during the same time in 2020. A huge amount of ca... Read More

Google, Temasek back Indian neobank Open during USD 100 million funding

Published Date: 2021-10-14         Author: Pankaj Singh

Startups have now become a primary source of growth and employment in India, with various leading venture firms now eyeing the emerging startup ecosystem. Following cue, Bengaluru-based startup Open has reportedly raised USD 100 million in a Series C funding round led by Temasek, Google, and Japanes... Read More

IBM’s new AI-driven software could help businesses tackle climate risks

Published Date: 2021-10-13         Author: Pankaj Singh

Incapacitating heat waves, destructive floods, and irrepressible wildfires have long shown the consequences of climate change. To help businesses address this, leading tech firm IBM Corporation has reportedly launched a suite of environmental intelligence software that uses artificial intelligence (... Read More

CMR Surgical to open large-scale manufacturing facility in the UK

Published Date: 2021-10-12         Author: Pankaj Singh

CMR Surgical (CMR), a global surgical robotics business, recently revealed plans to build a new manufacturing site in Cambridgeshire, UK. The site is intended to be opened to upscale manufacturing processes in order to cater to the growing global demand for Versius Surgical Robotic System, an imp... Read More

Rock Tech Lithium to develop new lithium hydroxide converter in Germany

Published Date: 2021-10-11         Author: Pankaj Singh

Canada-based cleantech company, Rock Tech Lithium Inc., is reportedly planning to develop Europe's foremost lithium converter, which will be a manufacturing unit for battery-class lithium hydroxide located in Guben, Brandenburg (Germany). The company currently intends to establish all product... Read More

Healthcare startup Bisu secures USD 3.2 Mn in seed funding led by QUAD

Published Date: 2021-10-08         Author: Pankaj Singh

Bisu Inc., a Japan-based healthcare startup, has raised USD 3.2 million in a seed round funding. It intends to use the fresh funds to launch Bisu Body Coach, a portable home health lab capable of providing personalized nutrition and lifestyle recommendations through saliva and urine testing. The ... Read More

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