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INSHUR announces Clayton Carol as its first CFO
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After a year of significant growth, global embedded insurance provider INSHUR has appointed Clayton Carol, former VP of Finance at Better, as its first CFO.
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IWD 2024: Advancing women in private equity could have dramatic global impact
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Boosting female representation in private equity's decision-making roles could trigger a major global economic shift, as gender diversity in firms has been linked to improved performance and innovation.
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IWD 2024: Empowering women in finance: navigating opportunities and challenges
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Successful women in finance spotlight the industry's evolvement and the necessity to ensure gender balance and flexibility in leadership roles.
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Why culture is emerging as a game-changer in the private equity data puzzle
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data management
Organisational culture plays fundamental role in managing the deluge of data in private equity, paving the way for more informed investment choices amidst market volatility.
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Singapore's Geniebook recognised in top 150 digital learning companies
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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e-learning
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Singapore-based EdTech company, Geniebook, has been recognised in the GSV 150: Top Growth Companies in Digital Learning and Workforce Skills 2024, being the only entity from Southeast Asia to make the list.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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ai
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cybersecurity
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venture capital
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
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Syniti appoints Craig Ayers as new Chief People Officer
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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big data
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payroll systems
Enterprise data management leader Syniti hires co-founder of experience design consultancy Journey, Craig Ayers, as Chief People Officer to lead HR and nurture the firm's inclusive culture.
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Claroty appoints Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
Cyber-physical systems protector, Claroty, welcomes Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer following 2023's impressive $100m+ recurring revenue. Phillips' extensive tech, security and sales background positions him to steer future growth.
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Claroty appoints Derek Phillips as new Chief Revenue Officer
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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cloud services
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iot
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyber-physical system security firm, Claroty, appoints industry veteran, Derek Phillips, as Chief Revenue Officer amidst continued company growth surpassing $100 million in annual recurring revenue.
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CIBC finances Actionstep's acquisition of Soluno for legal tech move
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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saas
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financing
CIBC Innovation Banking funds global legal software firm Actionstep's acquisition of Soluno, marking a pivotal investment in digitalising legal firm workflows.
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Investment bank predicts 2024’s most influential climate tech trends
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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big data
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iot
Following a drop in funding, 2024 sees a predicted resurgence in climate tech trends, with clean energy, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and alternative proteins earmarked for significant investment growth.
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Former British Gas MD Ian Peters named Chairman of Sagacity
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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london
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housing
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management
Former British Gas MD, Ian Peters, appointed as Chairman of London-based data consultancy Sagacity, ahead of a predicted period of substantial growth in 2024.
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Should VMware customers be considering Plan B?
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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sustainable it
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it automation
Uncertainty clouds VMware's future following its £61bn acquisition by Broadcom, forcing many clients to contemplate alternate measures amidst concerns of staff layoffs and price hikes.
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Patrick Dennis named as new CEO of machine identity firm Venafi
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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quantum computing
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oracle
Patrick Dennis has been appointed as the new CEO of machine identity management pioneers, Venafi, following the company's 150% YoY SaaS business growth. Dennis will steer Venafi's course in the AI and quantum computing era.
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Global M&A hits low in Q4 2023 amid economic challenges
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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asia pacific
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m&a
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inflation
M&A activity in Q4-2023 witnessed a record low due to factors like inflation and geopolitical instability, making deal numbers slide 27% globally.
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Glory Global Solutions to acquire cloud-based commerce firm Flooid
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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pos
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cx
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martech
Glory Global Solutions confirms plans to acquire retail software provider Flooid, extending its commerce solutions portfolio.
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Epicor appoints Joe Ayers as new Executive Vice President & CFO
Sat, 23rd Dec 2023
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m&a
Epicor, a global industry-specific enterprise software firm, promotes Joe Ayers to Executive Vice President and CFO.
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Michael Harrison to steer UK Sales for Accelerated Payments
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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hsbc
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london
Michael Harrison, having vast experience in global banks and tech firms, joins Accelerated Payments as UK Sales Director.
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French startup ProvenRun secures £15m for cybersecurity expansion
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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france
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funding
French startup ProvenRun secures £15m in Series A round to expand its cybersecurity capabilities, led by Tikehau Capital.
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Titans of Tech - Darren Guccione of Keeper Security
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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cios
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keeper security
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executive interview
Meet Darren Guccione, the CEO and Co-Founder of Keeper Security, a market leader in mitigating credential-related data breaches and cyber threats.
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Egress scoops Security Innovation of the Year at UK IT Industry Awards
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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partner programmes
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Egress wins Security Innovation of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards for pioneering adaptive security for cloud email.
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Cybage Software welcomes Geoffrey Van Haeren to Advisory Board
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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software
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global expansion
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digital marketing
Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd welcomes industry expert Geoffrey Van Haeren to its Advisory Board, adding to its expertise and innovation.
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Gavin Patterson joins Beamery as Lead Independent Director
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
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job moves
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telco
Gavin Patterson, former Salesforce President and CEO of BT, has been appointed as the new Lead Independent Director of AI platform Beamery.
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OpenOcean reveals 13 new unicorns with 2023 Automation Market Map
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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it automation
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venture capital
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unicorns
New data shows private investment in enterprise automation firms has already exceeded 2022, as Europe continues to trail the US.