Startups at Paris Air Show hope to get air taxis buzzing across European skies
21 June 2023 | 12:38 pm
Several companies at the Paris Air Show are presenting advanced prototypes of air taxis that could offer an alternative means of inner city transport. One of them, German group Volocopter, is aiming to get its aircraft up and running for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Also in the show, we look ahead to the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact that's taking place in Paris later this week. World leaders will be convening to discuss changes to the global financial system in order to better respond to the climate emergency.
10 Jan 2020
29 Jun 2019
Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing safety scandal has shaken supply chain.
13 Aug 2019
Fabrice Grinda, FJ Labs co-founder discusses venture capital in Argentina. He speaks with Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Technology."
29 Sep 2019
Uber Technologies Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi and Alphabet Inc. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat discuss the impact of regulation on tech innovation at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum 2019 in New York. Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker moderates.
28 Sep 2019
Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber Technologies Inc. chief executive officer, comments on the landscape for tech regulation during a panel discussion at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.
10 Jan 2020
South Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai unveils a new “flying car” in partnership with Uber during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Stockshots of the vehicle, which resembles a helicopter combined with a giant drone
15 Feb 2020
We know our digital devices are logging our every move, yet we still trust in Apple, Facebook and Android. What if we "unGoogled" ourselves and took back control of our data? Two startups hope we will do just that.
30 Mar 2020
African startups have on average a roughly 50% chance of making it, according to a report. But country figures differ significantly, and the ongoing COVID-19 scare could hurt the continent's entrepreneurs.
16 Oct 2020
American startups looking to expand globally are facing many challenges, from the coronavirus pandemic to Brexit. We speak to tech executive-turned-investor Stephen McIntyre about the decisions they're making, and how it's impacting expansion into European countries. Also in the show, a look at the growing debt mountain facing developing countries in the midst of this health crisis. Plus, our correspondents report from Australia, where a shortage of sheep shearers is causing headaches in the country's multibillion dollar wool industry.
16 Feb 2021
As COVID hits Africa's economy hard, young entrepreneurs have declared war on the disease. Many startups have found creative ways to resolve added challenges caused by the pandemic.
14 Sep 2021
New regulation requirements by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) could make it difficult for some fintech companies to operate. In a draft policy document, CBN recognized products by fintech companies are “gaining acceptance” but argued their emergence would heighten existing risks in the financial system.
13 Jan 2022
Startups in Nigeria are helping fight counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs in Africa's most populous nation, where the prevalence rate of fake drugs is higher than the global average and contributes to the deaths of thousands of children and adults annually.
1 day ago
In Nigeria, small and medium-scale enterprises account for more than 48% of the GDP and constitute more than 80% of the entire business sector. However, their failure rate is very high as these businesses fold up between their 3rd and 5th year, these businesses fold up for several reasons, some because of profitability and some simply because of the harsh business environment. GuardianTV speaks with entrepreneurs about why businesses fail.
2 hours ago
One month after opening a Tesla factory in Berlin, tech enterprenuer and billionaire Elon Musk opened the newest electric car making facility in Austin, Texas.
3 hours ago
We look at the profiles of some of the hostages released by Hamas over the past three days and take a look at how Israeli papers are reacting to the hostage release deal. We also see why there's little optimism ahead of this week's COP28 climate summit in Dubai. We finish with a look at this year's highly timely Booker Prize winner.
3 hours ago
Samuel Paty was killed by a suspected Islamist after showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammad to his class. Five teenagers are charged with identifying the teacher to his killer for payment.
4 hours ago
North Korea has sent troops to restore border posts that were taken town as part of an agreement to ease tensions, Seoul says.
4 hours ago
The protesters were blocking shipping traffic at the Port of Newcastle over the weekend, challenging the nation's dependence on fossil fuel exports.
Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day of the week. Stay informed with the Guardian’s leading coverage of Nigerian and world news, business, technology and sports.