US-based Insurance Office of America chooses Belfast as key talent source in platform launch

Lenore Staats

New quote-and-buy insurance platform, SimplyIOA
New quote-and-buy insurance platform, SimplyIOA

IOA is a full-service agency that provides property and casualty, employee benefits, and personal lines insurance coverage and risk management solutions.

The IOA team in the new technology centre will be largely responsible for the development of its new quote-and-buy insurance platform, SimplyIOA, the first of its kind in the United States. It will also provide technical expertise and operational support across the IOA enterprise.

SimplyIOA, which is underpinned by data science and machine learning, allows personal insurance consumers not only to compare quotes but also to buy home and auto coverage online in under

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Caffeine Infused Personal Care Brand mCaffeine Raises INR 42 Cr in Series B Round

Lenore Staats

The funding round was led by Amicus Capital along with participation from consumer-focused VC firm RPSG Ventures, founder of Boat Audio Amit Gupta and the company’s existing investor Telama Investments

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Pep Technologies, parent company of caffeine infused skin and hair care brand mCaffeine, has raised INR 42 crore in Series B funding round led by Amicus Capital.

The funding round also saw participation from consumer-focused VC firm RPSG Ventures, founder

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Automation Expansion Challenge: ROI | Automation World

Lenore Staats

Though manufacturers recognize that automation expansion will improve operations, many find that implementing a new or expanded automation strategy comes with its own set of challenges. One such challenge is justifying the return on investment (ROI) to management.

ROI is a performance measure that evaluates the efficiency of an investment and is shown as a ratio between net profit (over time), and the cost of the investment.

“Automation Timeline: The Drive Toward 4.0 Connectivity in Packaging and Processing” states, “In the current COVID-19 climate, a clear and reliable ROI calculation is more important than ever to make the case for

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Kenya: 100,000 Dairy Farmers to Access Credit From Family Bank’s Sh1 Billion Fund

Lenore Staats

Nairobi — Family Bank has entered into a partnership with Performeter Agribusiness Limited in a deal that will see 100,000 farmers in dairy cooperatives access credit to finance fodder production, a critical barrier to the competitiveness of Kenya’s dairy sector.

Through this partnership, the Bank has set aside Sh 1 billion to facilitate industrial production of fodder by financing the fodder production activities namely; land preparation, planting, fertilization, weed control, harvesting, ensiling, baling and transportation, up to the point where the dairy farmer receives the fodder at the farm.

This is aimed at supporting the dairy farmers to have all-year-round

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