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GAFI to offer 403 investment opportunities in Qaliubiya, Giza soon

“For their parts, investors of the Meit Ghamr investment zone praised the good services and utilities provided through GAFI” writes Hagar Omran for dailynewssegypt.com. Nasr delivered 30 industrial units for the investors in Meit Ghamr investment zone out of a total 107 industrial units, last Thursday.The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), of the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) will offer 403 investment opportunities in Benha, Qaliubiya, and Al-Saff, Giza shortly, said Minister Sahar Nasr, adding that the offerings’ details will be announced immediately after the…

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Shaarawy, Nasr, newly appointed governors discuss attracting new investments to Egyptian governorates

“The Minister of Local Development, Mahmoud Shaarawy, held a meeting with the newly appointed governors in the presence of Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, on Saturday to discuss attracting new investments to the Egyptian governorates” writes Daily News Egypt for dailynewssegypt.com. Nasr encouraged the governors to suggest new projects where the ministry can establish new investment zones, adding that her ministry is keen on promoting for investments in the local destinations and making full use of the available opportunities in the governorates.She called on the governors to…

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Zoom’s CEO explained the growth prospects he sees for the company after the stock dipped on third quarter earnings report that showed slowing growth

“Zoom shares slid as much as 10% in after-hours trading upon reporting third-quarter earnings that beat expectations but showed overall slowing growth” writes Paayal Zaveri for businessinsider.com. Yuan also stressed the importance of keeping Zoom’s existing customers happy.Here is what Zoom reported: Although Zoom’s growth rate is slower than previous quarters, Yuan sees opportunity to grow internationally and use new products like Zoom phone to make sure their existing customers stay happy. Source: businessinsider.com

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$4M grant to grow job opportunities for people with mental illness in Kalamazoo County

“Integrated Services of Kalamazoo, formerly known as Kalamazoo Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, has served individuals with mental health challenges and substance use disorders in Kalamazoo County for more than 30 years” writes Mlive Com for mlive.com. KALAMAZOO, MI — Employment opportunities in Kalamazoo County for people with mental illness are getting a boost with the help of a $4 million federal grant.ISK will implement an evidence-based strategy called “Individual Placement and Support,” which promotes an integrated mental health and supported employment system.Integrated Services of Kalamazoo was awarded…

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Crypto in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges, Explained

“There is also hope that blockchain technology can help bring around dramatic improvement to the infrastructure in Africa” writes Connor Blenkinsop for cointelegraph.com. Given how many consumers are already open to using this technology, crypto exchanges and wallets that offer fully functional apps for mobile users are set to benefit immensely.Advocates say there are many issues beyond currency volatility where crypto and blockchain could make a difference.In some ways, Africa is better prepared for a move to crypto than other continents. Source: cointelegraph.com

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The CEO of VMware says that Microsoft’s $10 billion JEDI cloud win is ‘just a piece’ of the opportunities that the company has in working with the government

“We really see that we have great opportunity from the government and with our hybrid cloud offerings in the government space in the future.”” writes Benjamin Pimentel for businessinsider.com. One is the hybrid cloud in which businesses set up networks in the cloud while keeping huge chunks of their data and applications in private data centers.”Given our very high market share in the government, our hybrid cloud is uniquely valuable to government customers,” Gelsinger added.The other is the multi-cloud in which businesses set up networks on different cloud platforms and…

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New Entrepreneurship Program on Mission to Boost Crypto Awareness

“The Paxful Peer Program is an international entrepreneurship initiative open for anybody to apply” writes Frank Edwood for cointelegraph.com. As Ray Youssef, CEO and co-founder of Paxful, said: “The Paxful Peer Program is the next step to evolving our community and providing them a path to entrepreneurship.The Paxful Peer Program offers opportunities for those who want to help spread financial freedom to unbanked citizens worldwide, and offers rewards for the efforts of its members. Source: cointelegraph.com

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International stocks have lagged the US for a decade. Here’s why a $1.1 trillion investment chief is betting on an epic comeback, and where he sees the best opportunities.

“It is largely thanks to superior earnings growth, evidence of which can be seen in the massive outperformance of US growth stocks over so-called value stocks that are considered cheap” writes Akin Oyedele for businessinsider.com. And finally, non-US stocks simply are more attractive from a relative-valuation standpoint because they’ve appreciated less.International stocks have lagged their US counterparts since January 2010 and provided subpar gains to investors who sat out the longest bull market on record.Another setback for non-US stocks has been the underperformance of European financials.Despite these roadblocks that have…

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3 investors in sports betting break down what companies are making money and the startups that stand to win most

“Three investors in early to later-stage companies broke down the companies that are making money and the startups that stand to win most in sports wagering, at the Sports Betting USA conference in New York City last week” writes Ashley Rodriguez for businessinsider.com. Gaming, media, and tech companies are clamoring to corner pieces of the US sports betting market, which Morgan Stanley estimates could generate $7 billion in revenue by 2025.According to Rosenberg, the early money makers in legal sports betting are: The toll takers stand to profit the most.VCs…

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