OM Weekly Digest 09/08/22
September 08 2022
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arbitration service

09/08/22 – Corporate

The Center of Arbitration of the Bogota Chamber of Commerce launched a new arbitration service for corporate and business disputes. This service aims to offer a specialized and exclusive resolution of legal conflicts arising from contractual transactions and conflicts delivered from strategic alliances between companies.    The Center appointed a panel of arbitrators with extensive experience and recognition in this type of conflict, guaranteeing top experts to attend and solve disputes in this sector.   This initiative will provide entrepreneurs and corporations with a streamlined justice-improving conflict resolution mechanism in one of the largest arbitration centers in the region.    Original source in Spanish.

venture capitals

09/08/22 – Entrepreneurship

Pitchbook, one of the most reputable databases in venture capital, published the most active firms worldwide. Among these VCs outside Europe and the United States, funds managed in Japan and India stand out. In Latin America, Magma Partner, based in Chile, stands out with 13 investments made so far this year.  Original source in Spanish.

environmental innovation

09/08/22 – Innovation

The Presidential Agency for International Cooperation, in partnership with Wildlife Acoustics and the Government of Egypt, are offering the following opportunities, to help inventors and entrepreneurs fund projects related to the environment and technology:

  • Up to USD 12,000 in products and software will be awarded to selected projects that support the research of animal biology and wildlife conservation through the SCIENTIFIC PRODUCT GRANT Call for Proposals.
  • Closing date: November 15, 2022
  • Application: Call for proposals form 

II) To tech start-ups providing solutions in food security, renewable energy, agriculture, water management, urban sustainability and transportation, or any new applications of ICT in climate action, the Egyptian government is offering a prize of up to USD 100,000 and the participation in an acceleration program. Artists who show, through any resource, how technology contributes to the environment can also participate.