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US de novo commercial bank Genesis goes live in California

Genesis Bank, a California-chartered de novo bank, has launched in the US to provide services for commercial clients. Genesis Bank received its licence earlier this year, and launched in August The bank says it is focused on servicing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the owners of SMEs, and owners and investors of income-producing properties. Headquartered in Newport Beach, Genesis aims to serve primarily the Orange and Los Angeles counties of California, as well as the Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Stephen Gordon, founding chairman and chief executive at the bank,

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Share this: Blog / Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Supply chain traceability allows you to track the origin and journey of your business’s products and their inputs through every step of the supply chain. For fashion companies, for example, supply chain traceability solutions document the chain of custody of your goods and inputs from the cotton source to the importer of record.   An effective traceability solution provides supply chain transparency. It allows supply chain managers to see critical information that improves

Air New Zealand to introduce ‘no jab, no fly’ for international travellers

Air New Zealand is asking customers to get ready for international travel by getting vaccinated. From 1 February 2022, the airline will require customers travelling anywhere on its international network to be fully vaccinated. “We’re getting ready to reconnect with the world and letting customers know what they need to do to be ready to take off when we can,” says Air New Zealand’s Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran. “Being vaccinated against COVID-19 is the new reality of international travel –many of the destinations Kiwis want to visit are already

Op-ed | Can we backhaul our way to space?

If the market grows large enough, a dedicated lunar-to-LEO tanker industry could evolve Trade. It enables, disseminates, and helps pay for new technologies and skills. It encourages sciences, the arts, and communications across oceans and cultures. It is a requirement for the evolution and supply of settlements and cities. Like technology and physical expansion, trade is a defining characteristic of humanity. It is impossible to overstate its importance in human history and development. So, how do we get trade, and all of its ancillary benefits, started on the new frontier

Memenopoly Announces Strategic Partnership with Babylons NFT

Atlanta, United States / August 21, 2021 / Memenopoly, a new coming of age gaming NFT solution, has announced a strategic partnership with the first community-owned NFT marketplace Babylon. The partnership would allow Meme-themed Memenopoly NFTs to be auctioned on Babylons NFT marketplace. Memenopoly is a yield generating blockchain “play to earn” game. The platform aims to bring the next evolution of gamified yield generation, leveraging the power of NFTs to reward players and farmers. Memenpoly has made the game of Monopoly more interesting, offering earning opportunities with an NFT

Deutsche Post DHL Group announces intent to acquire J.F. Hillenbrand Group

Global logistics services provider Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) said this week it has inked an agreement to acquire Mainz, Germany-based global ocean freight forwarding services provider J.F. Hillebrand Group and its related subsidiaries for roughly $1.5 billion (EUR).Established in 1844, J.F. Hillenbrand is a global service provider, focusing on ocean freight forwarding, transport, and logistics for beverages, non-hazardous, bulk liquids, and other products requiring special care. DHL said that over the last 12 months, J.F. Hillenbrand generated revenue of around $1.4 billion (EUR), will ship roughly 500,00 TEU (Twenty-Foot

Cambodian Central Banker Serey Chea Among Select Few Joining AFIN’s Advisory Board

The ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) announced the appointment of H.E Serey Chea, Prof. Olayinka David-West as advisors and Latha Ayyar as an independent director to its board.Through their respective roles, they will bring in invaluable expertise in financial platforms, innovation and digital technologies to propel the growth of AFIN and its flagship product, API Exchange (APIX). APIX is a global cloud-based digital platform with a focus on financial inclusion, that enables financial institutions and fintechs to discover one another on a curated global marketplace, design experiments collaboratively in the