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PwC Conducts Covid-19 CFO Pulse Survey

PwC Conducts Covid-19 CFO Pulse Survey

PwC recently conducted a Covid-19 CFO Pulse survey, with 63% of CFOs in the Caribbean region say they are planning to accelerate automation and new ways of working. A spokesperson said, “Digital transformation is set to accelerate as businesses embrace new ways of working and focus on building skills for a digital future as a result of the Covid-19... Read more of this article

‘Business As Usual’ Despite Bankruptcy Filing

‘Business As Usual’ Despite Bankruptcy Filing

Digicel — which has “light touch” joint provisional liquidators as it undergoes “refinancing activities” — said that “this will have no impact on our day to day operations, our staff, our suppliers, our customers or any aspect of our ongoing activities – it is business as usual.” “A Digicel... Read more of this article

SLiC International Closes Seed Funding Round

SLiC International Closes Seed Funding Round

SLiC International Ltd [SLiC] announced that it has closed its Seed Funding Round, and it will launch their Series A Funding Round later in 2020. A spokesperson said, “SLiC has closed its Seed Round valuing the company at USD 12 MN post-money. Private funding contributions ranged from USD 1 MN to USD 100,000 from the Caribbean and North America,... Read more of this article

Ed Launches TradEd Portals In Bermuda

Ed Launches TradEd Portals In Bermuda

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the external launch of its TradEd portals for carriers and clients in Bermuda. “TradEd, the etrading platform that is used in-house by BGC insurance companies globally, is now available to clients and carriers on the island, enabling a seamless placement of risk for all... Read more of this article

Column: The Fintech Flexibility Of Bermuda

Column: The Fintech Flexibility Of Bermuda

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] After less than two years, the island’s core digital asset laws are being amended. Bermuda’s new Digital Asset Issuance Act 2020, which became effective on May 6th, 2020, comes soon after the introduction in 2018 of two fundamental pieces of Fintech legislation. First, we had what is commonly called Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Ministry: Warning Over False Free Laptop Ads

Ministry: Warning Over False Free Laptop Ads

Ministry of Education issued a warning over a “misleading and false advertisement” that is circulating on social media, alleging that there is an offer of free laptops for young people, with the message containing a link to a hoax website. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Education is advising parents and students... Read more of this article

TLC Offers Privacy Officer Certificate Courses

TLC Offers Privacy Officer Certificate Courses

The TLC Group is offering Privacy Officer Courses starting this Friday [May 15]. A spokesperson said, “Are you currently unemployed or on reduced hours due to Covid-19 and wondering what to do next? Are you creative, open-minded, forward-thinking, have an interest in compliance, ethics or business analysis? If so, there could be exciting career... Read more of this article

Kori Hypolite Launches Equilateral Studio

Kori Hypolite Launches Equilateral Studio

After a decade of studying design, Kori Hypolite has launched her own creative agency, Equilateral Studio, which “supports companies within the global wellness market to implement brand strategy and provide design services.”“The studio comprises a small international team of creatives who work remotely from all over the world, including,... Read more of this article

Cosmic Launches Online Shopping Directory

Cosmic Launches Online Shopping Directory

In an effort to help the community navigate changing shopping landscape during the Covid-19 pandemic, Cosmic Ltd recently launched ShopSafe.bm, a free online resource that “allows businesses to input their new store hours while indicating how customers can purchase goods or services.” A spokesperson said, “As shoppers look for the... Read more of this article

Local Business Owners Launch Digital Campaign

Local Business Owners Launch Digital Campaign

The digital campaign #ChooseBDA was launched on Sunday May 3rd on Instagram and Facebook as an effort by a small group of business owners to “help bring awareness to the major impact local small businesses has on the island’s overall economy.” “These founding business owners hail from different sectors of the economy [retail, service,... Read more of this article

Online Covid-19 Tool ‘HealthIQ’ Released

Online Covid-19 Tool ‘HealthIQ’ Released

The Health Council announced the release of HealthIQ, which they said is a “simple online tool that will help us as a community in our efforts to progress from phase one through phase four of Covid-19 restrictions.” A spokesperson said, “Each member of the public is encouraged to go to HealthIQ.bm and enter information about how they... Read more of this article

LiveNet Introduces Two New Services

LiveNet Introduces Two New Services

LiveNet has introduced two new services that “have been designed to assist our clients to work remotely,” including an email to fax service and a multi-platform voice app. A spokesperson said, “LiveNet has introduced two new services which have been designed to assist our clients to work remotely. “Many of us are still are required... Read more of this article

Legal & General To Provide Free Laptops

Legal & General To Provide Free Laptops

Legal & General Reinsurance [L&G Re] has launched the Lighthouse Connect fund at the Bermuda Community Foundation, in partnership with the Mirrors Programme, to raise funds to provide free laptops to Bermuda public school students. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda-based Legal & General Reinsurance [L&G Re] has launched the Lighthouse... Read more of this article