Kuwait-Based Floward’s Abdulaziz Al Loughani On How Preparedness Helped In Navigating COVID-19 Impact

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This article is part of a series on pioneering entrepreneurs in Kuwait that Entrepreneur Middle East has built in collaboration with Kuwait Finance House. Kuwait Finance House is considered a pioneer in Islamic finance or Sharia’a compliant banking, with it being the first Islamic bank established in 1977 in the State of Kuwait, and is today one of the foremost Islamic financial institutions in the world.
 

Floward, a Kuwait-based flower and gift delivery service, has secured a US$2.75 million funding, led by KSA firm Impact46 fund, with the participation of Faith Capital, BNK and other regional companies.

Founded in 2006 as floral, gift retailer and distribution company, it moved to

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AI Startup Vestun Launches Hedge Fund Navigating Market Turbulence

Swiss-based AI company Vestun opens its market agnostic hedge fund strategy to new outside investors.

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Swiss-based AI company Vestun opens its market agnostic hedge fund strategy to new outside investors.
Swiss-based AI company Vestun opens its market agnostic hedge fund strategy to new outside investors.
Swiss-based AI company Vestun opens its market agnostic hedge fund strategy to new outside investors.

Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vestun, a Swiss-based financial and technology company has now opened the launch of its hedge fund to new outside investors. The firm which until now has been only managing its own capital announced that its investment vehicle will open to institutional investments including banks, multi-family offices and asset managers within certain jurisdiction. 

The company flagship strategy trades liquid US equities systematically. The strategy is designed to autonomously adapts its portfolio and risk exposure dynamically to the prevailing market conditions. In contrast to traditional systematic strategies, Vestun’s approach does not rely on statistical rules and historical events

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Six Crisis Management Lessons For Navigating The Pandemic

CEO of CUJO AI, the only AI cybersecurity solution currently deployed on 760M connected devices. Acclaimed by World Economic Forum, Gartner.

Earlier this year, economies across the world fell into the grip of the pandemic. The global crisis caused by Covid-19 created unprecedented uncertainties for households and businesses alike. We all felt the stress and anxiety about an ambiguous future.

During such a crisis, it’s normal for employees to feel unsure about the available information. That’s why it’s important for business leaders to be transparent as they guide their staff through what is happening and what’s in store for the future.

A leader’s words and actions can help people feel safe and cope with emotional and financial stress. Here are a few tips to help maximize satisfaction and value for your global team while also minimizing any discomfort or disruption that the pandemic has created:

Set clear goals.

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