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08:00 BST Hiventures: A Patient Equity Financing Partner for the Hungarian Startup and SME Sector Even in a Crisis

The outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic is having an economic impact on the SME, large corporate sector and startups. The crisis is having a...


06:00 BST Innovate UK Partner With DueDil to Accelerate Delivery of Coronavirus Loan Scheme

Innovate UK have partnered with DueDil to get funds to small businesses faster during the Covid-19 crisis. In April the government announced £750m of ...


29 May, 2020, 14:51 BST Association offers no-cost assistance to help small businesses improve digital operations

As small businesses across the world continue to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Association for Information Systems (AIS) is partnering ...


21 May, 2020, 14:25 BST Why Small Businesses Are Embracing the Freelance Gig Economy in Current COVID-19 Crisis

As people limit their ventures out and restaurants are forced to go takeout-only in many cities, food delivery services are seeing an explosion in...


21 May, 2020, 12:30 BST Really Simple Systems Named FrontRunner for Contact Management Software

Really Simple Systems CRM announced today it was named a FrontRunner for Contact Management software by Software Advice. FrontRunners is designed to...


20 May, 2020, 08:00 BST Universal Partners FX Working for Free to Help Vital Suppliers During COVID-19

Universal Partners FX (UPFX) is delivering foreign exchange services, at zero profit to the company, to all organisations bringing in vital COVID-19...


20 May, 2020, 05:00 BST Dubai SME Allocates AED 20 Million to Guarantee Capital for SMEs Through The Fund & Beehive Partnership

Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai Economy mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has allocated AED 20 million for the capital ...


19 May, 2020, 14:12 BST Telappliant, UK Wide Cloud Services Provider, Acquires Bournemouth Based Amica Technology

Telappliant, a 17-year old UK-based cloud services provider, today announces the acquisition of Amica Technology a leading Dorset-based IT services...


17 May, 2020, 16:14 BST Kuwait COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Finds 45% of Businesses have Shut Down Since February

Since Kuwait instituted lockdowns to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus last March, 45% of Kuwaiti business owners said they have suspended or...


08 May, 2020, 06:00 BST Export Portal Supporting Small Businesses in Unprecedented Global Pandemic

With the novel Coronavirus sweeping the globe, Export Portal and CEO Ally Spinu are well aware of how important it is to support small businesses and ...


05 May, 2020, 12:16 BST Business Reporter: How to Improve Financial Inclusion for SMEs and Start-ups

SMEs bear the brunt of financial exclusion, but this must change in order to improve the economy as a whole, says financial infrastructure provider,...


28 Apr, 2020, 17:00 BST Kickstart Automated Supply Chain With Locus QuickStart for SMEs and Startups

Startups and SMEs are in a precarious situation now more than ever. Companies are struggling to manage volatile demand, fleet and resource...


27 Apr, 2020, 10:30 BST Newgen Launches CBILS Quick Loans Onboarding Solution to Help UK Lenders With Fast Processing of Small Business Loans

Newgen Software Technologies (UK) Ltd, a global provider of low code digital automation platform, announced that it has launched an SME lending...


27 Apr, 2020, 09:00 BST PICTFOR Report Shows Tech Community Is Making Significant Efforts to Combat Big Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

As social distancing measures have changed the way the nation functions, experts across the internet, communications and tech sectors have been...


24 Apr, 2020, 06:00 BST DueDil Launches CBILS Eligibility+ Endpoint to Accelerate Lending to SMEs

DueDil has launched an online service so lenders can assess business viability for financial support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CBILS...


23 Apr, 2020, 04:30 BST Bugworks Raises US$7.5M From a Global Investment Syndicate to Combat the Global Challenge Posed by Deadly Bacterial Superbugs

Bugworks Research Inc, a global biopharma start-up designing novel broad-spectrum antibiotics, announced the completion of a $7.5M financing, led by...


21 Apr, 2020, 11:00 BST "Startup the Bank" Report by PKO Bank Polski Available Now

"Startup the Bank" is the most recent report on startups whose solutions transform the Polish banking sector. According to the study, not only...


21 Apr, 2020, 08:00 BST SMEs Urged to Check Technology Security During Lockdown

Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) should check the security and data protection of the technology they are using during COVID-19 lockdown,...


20 Apr, 2020, 13:00 BST TransferMate's Unique Receivables Solution Enables Businesses to Reduce Debtor Days, Eliminate Bank Fees and Gain Full Visibility on Cash Flow

TransferMate Global Payments, one of the world's leading cross-border B2B payments providers, has deployed an advanced receivables solution to...


09 Apr, 2020, 14:38 BST Estonia's Public and Private Sectors Come Together in E-Hackathon to Develop Innovative Solutions Amidst the Crisis

On the day the state of emergency was declared in Estonia, a public-private e-hackathon was held as one of the first crisis responses to offer quick...


09 Apr, 2020, 11:00 BST Infotecs Offering Free Trials and Cloud Based Access to Cyber Solutions to Help Businesses Rapidly Implement Secure Communication for Remote Workers

Unprecedented numbers of people are working from home at the direction of their governments to help slow the spread of Coronavirus. To cope in the...


07 Apr, 2020, 13:00 BST BullGuard Makes Its Small Office Security Platform Freely Available to Support Small Businesses

Award-winning cybersecurity company, BullGuard, today announced the availability of a free, three-month minimum BullGuard Small Office Security[1]...


27 Mar, 2020, 07:00 GMT COVID-19 Has Slowed Startup Hiring in London - Otta Releases a List of the Technology Companies Still Making Offers

Otta, a start-up dedicated to helping job seekers find roles at the world's most innovative companies, has released a list of the technology...


20 Mar, 2020, 12:00 GMT The Most Exciting Green Startups to Watch in 2020

The Airbnb of energy, the Uber of zero-carbon transportation, the VRBO of blockchain electricity-sharing… a collection of new startups are about to...


18 Mar, 2020, 09:11 GMT iwoca Announces OpenLending Which Aims To Serve 2 Million SMEs by 2023 in Fintech First

iwoca, one of Europe's largest business lenders has today announced OpenLending, the new platform that - for the first time - can unify fintechs and...