Zoho Finance Platform achieves 50% YoY growth, extends to 160 countries
Zoho Corporation, a tech company, announced that the Zoho Finance Platform has achieved 50% YoY revenue growth, supporting more than half a million businesses in 160 countries. Driving the growth is the expansion of its cloud-based accounting app, Zoho Books, which now supports 180 currencies, 17 languages, and is backed by a global tax engine that solves country-specific tax compliance challenges, like GST and Single Touch Payroll in Australia.
Zoho launches Team Pipelines in Bigin, redefines CRM for SMBs
Zoho Corporation, a global technology company, is unveiling the latest version of Bigin, the company's CRM solution for small businesses. As the preferred CRM solution for small businesses, Bigin offers a simple yet powerful CRM without the high barrier of entry and cost. The latest product updates further support small and micro businesses by providing users the tools and insights they need to grow meaningful and high-value relationships with customers in a challenging economic environment. Since Bigin's launch in 2020, it has stood out as a robust, easy-to-use, and welcoming CRM solution thanks to its 30-minute set up promise.
Nexeon raises over $200m to fund battery materials manufacturing
Further to the announcement of its strategic partnership with and investment from SKC on 26 January 2022, Nexeon, a battery materials developer and manufacturer has completed the second close of its fundraise resulting in a total investment of $170m. A further $50m of investments is being made in Nexeon’s technologies as a result of the investment round.
Arm announces new Board members and appoints Chief Financial Officer
Arm appointed Karen Dykstra, former Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of AOL and Jeff Sine, Co-Founder and Partner of Raine Group to its board, effective immediately. These leaders bring expertise to Arm as the company prepares for a potential public listing. Arm also announced the appointment of Jason Child as CFO. Child has over 30 years of experience in leadership at high growth companies and scaling finance functions. Child will join Arm on November 2, 2022 and lead the company’s finance and IT firms, reporting to Haas.
Dubai International Financial Centre taps Napier for client screening perks
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has chosen anti-financial crime compliance specialist Napier to upgrade the screening services they employ with Napier Client Screening. With the next-gen solution, the DIFC Authority will benefit from continuous large-scale client screening and re-screening capabilities to ensure it fulfils regulatory compliance requirements. The partnership will help DIFC safeguard its reputation and vigilant adherence to international anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) standards.
Amanda Holmes named on CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel List
The CRN Women of the Channel list honors exceptional women for their strategic vision, thought leadership and channel advocacy that impacts growth and innovation in the channel. The annual CRN Women of the Channel list is the official guide to the top female leaders across all corners of the IT channel - including vendors, distributors, and solution providers whose vision, expertise and contributions make an impact on the industry every day.
MultiOmic Health and Mesh Bio to use AI to develop precision medicines
MultiOmic Health, an artificial intelligence-enabled drug discovery company, and Mesh Bio, a digital health startup transforming chronic disease management through predictive analytics, announced their partnership to conduct an observational clinical study on patients with chronic metabolic disease and increased risk of complications such as chronic kidney disease.
DEWA receiving applications from stakeholders for WETEX & DSS 2022
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is receiving applications from exhibitors, companies, and visitors to reserve their stands and participate in the 24th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS).
Vape manufacturer SMOORE opens first PMTA testing laboratory in China
SMOORE, a vape manufacturer, announced that is has opened China’s first non-clinical full-scale testing laboratory for Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTA). A PMTA is an application that must be reviewed and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before a new nicotine product can be legally marketed in the US. It must also provide scientific data that demonstrates a product is appropriate for the protection of public health.
Grovara partners with Dubai Global Connect, establishes Middle East HQ
Grovara, the wholesale experience, announces it has signed a lease agreement and become incorporated to do business in Dubai as part of a partnership with Dubai Global Connect (DGC), a wholesale market that facilitates business between international buyers and sellers.