Friday, November 6, 2020

IT engineers and Estonian venture community lose one of their founding fathers

The Estonian IT entrepreneur, Toivo Annus, one of the founding IT engineers behind the global telecommunication application, Skype, unexpectedly died on 12...

Low-income UK construction workers failing to claim millions says tax refund expert

With many construction projects on hold now more than ever construction workers must ensure they are keeping on top of their expenses,...

Healthcare divestment generates 3.6x cash-on-cash return multiple for Arx

DCB has been acquired by a joint venture involving Sava Re and Triglav, two of Slovenia’s largest insurance companies. The takeover of...

Interiors retailer Pier 1 enters Chapter 11 and searches for buyer

NYSE-listed Pier 1 Imports, the interiors and home accessories retailer that is also home to a collection by American interiors and makeover...

Greencoat acquires Letteragh Wind Farm in €35.4m deal; Graziano joins the board from Vestas

Listed Greencoat Renewables, a Euro-based renewable infrastructure company, has acquired Letteragh Wind Farm, a 14.1MW wind farm situated in County Clare, on Ireland's west coast,...

NHS Property Services to power portfolio with 100% renewable energy

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has signed two new energy contracts via Inspired Energy to power its portfolio with 100% renewable power.

Cannabis drug saves the day for NHS child epilepsy patients; HNWs targeted for cannabis...

The European Pharmaceutical Review reported today that Epidyolex, produced by GW Pharma, which contains cannabidiol (CBD) and can now be prescribed by doctors to...

The $2.5bn Bird pre-money valuation sparks new optimism but hurdles remain in infrastructure and...

That valuation sounds like the business has a serious grasp on the market. BuzzVestor did a quick snoop to see where...

Softbank ‘unicorn’ Grab gets stung with $21m fine

With 45 investors supporting the business, including Invesco, Experian Ventures, and Softbank Vision Fund, the proposed fine puts a dent in the...

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The Estonian IT entrepreneur, Toivo Annus, one of the founding IT engineers behind the global telecommunication application, Skype, unexpectedly died on 12...