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Oct 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Global VC investment dips in Q3'19, but investment remains strong in Europe and Americas, says KPMG Enterprise Venture Pulse report

Q3'19 sees global VC investment of US$55.71 billion; Europe attracts record quarterly high of US$9.79 billion. VC investment in commercial (B2B) services reaches annual record US$16.57 billion with...


Jun 30, 2019, 19:01 ET How hard is it for businesses to comply with VAT/GST obligations around the world? In which countries is it optimized?

Modernizing VAT systems to reduce the compliance burden for all could benefit tax administrators, businesses and society at large suggests new research conducted by UNSW Sydney, with support from...


Jun 12, 2019, 19:01 ET CEOs rewrite the rulebook in pursuit of growth

Two-thirds of CEOs say that agility is the new currency of business and that if they don't adapt, their business will become irrelevant LONDON, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - CEOs are faced with a stark...


May 15, 2019, 08:00 ET KPMG Hosts 2nd Global Student Competition to Uncover Innovations in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Identify Top Technology Talent

Team Paramount AI from the University of Toronto in Canada wins the KPMG Ideation Challenge 2019 AMSTERDAM, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As organizations turn to emerging technologies such as AI to advance...


Apr 11, 2019, 05:00 ET Global venture capital investment drops in Q1 2019, with Europe and the US remaining relatively strong: KPMG Enterprise Venture Pulse report

VC deal volume in Q1 '19 continues to fall across all regions TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Overall venture capital (VC) investment dropped from record heights of US$71 billion* in Q4'18 to $53...


Jan 15, 2019, 05:00 ET 2018 wraps with a record high of US$225 billion invested globally: KPMG Enterprise Venture Pulse Report

Q4'18 venture capital investment sees second strongest quarter ever TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The final quarter of 2018 saw nearly US$64 billion* in VC investment globally, led by a $12.8...


Dec 12, 2018, 19:01 ET KPMG global revenues grow to record US $29 billion

Growth driven by investments in quality, technology, innovative services, alliances, and record number of new recruits LONDON, Dec. 13 2018 /CNW/ - KPMG International today announced record...


Nov 06, 2018, 00:01 ET KPMG International provided cyber literacy training for 80,000 youth in 45 countries in 2nd annual program

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - For the second year running, KPMG cyber security professionals from 45 countries around the world led classroom sessions aimed at educating young students about the...


Oct 23, 2018, 05:00 ET The Fintech100 - announcing the world's leading fintech innovators for 2018

SYDNEY, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The 2018 Fintech100 was announced today, highlighting dynamic fintechs from around the world that are transforming the financial services industry, from digital payments ...


Oct 10, 2018, 00:01 ET Venture Capital investment reaches new heights year to date with $183.3 billion* invested globally: KPMG Venture Pulse Q3 2018

Strong quarter for total VC investment with $52 billion invested $183.3 billion invested by end Q3 surpasses 2017's annual total of $171 billion Asia dominates top global deals despite slower quarter ...


Sep 06, 2018, 07:00 ET KPMG helps to develop first blockchain-based, airline loyalty program 'digital wallet'

SINGAPORE, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - KPMG in Singapore has worked with Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Microsoft to develop the first airline loyalty program "digital wallet" based on blockchain technology. ...


Jul 12, 2018, 11:00 ET Global venture capital (VC) market achieves new quarterly record with over US$69.8 billion invested

Q2'18 sees highest quarter of VC investment of the decade as median deal sizes grow Asia dominates VC market globally with US$35.9 billion of investment Wave of late-stage capital accounts for over...


Jun 19, 2018, 06:00 ET Insurers to rely on acquisitions and partnerships to transform business, innovate and fuel growth: new KPMG survey

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Facing sluggish industry growth and agile new competition, insurance executives are actively pursuing acquisitions and partnerships to transform and grow their...


Jun 06, 2018, 19:01 ET Female leaders embrace disruption, trust data and are realistic about future growth: KPMG International

77 percent see technological disruption as more of an opportunity than a threat. 58 percent have made strategic decisions based on data-driven insights — rather than overlooking the data based on...


May 23, 2018, 19:01 ET Global CEOs realistic about growth in the face of unprecedented headwinds

55 percent predict cautious revenue growth of less than 2 percent over next 3 years: 4th annual KPMG International survey Repositioning their business to meet the needs of Millennials is a priority...


Apr 11, 2018, 07:00 ET Strong start to 2018 for VC market with Q1 tally of US$49.3 billion invested worldwide

Q1'18 sees second highest quarter of VC investment ever, as median deal sizes grow US dominates VC market globally investing $28.2 billion Americas see record breaking $29.4 billion of investment...


Apr 05, 2018, 00:01 ET Leading business students expect technology will boost, not threaten, their careers

Top university business students competing in the finals of KPMG's International Case Competition (KICC) are extremely bullish that technology will enhance their work lives and experience. All of the ...


Feb 13, 2018, 08:00 ET Global fintech funding tops US$31B for 2017 -- fueled by US$8.7B in Q4: KPMG Pulse of Fintech report

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Strong investment of US$8.7B in Q4'17 propelled global fintech funding over the US$31B mark for 2017, sustaining the high level of investment seen in 2016, according to ...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:00 ET 2017 global venture capital investment hits decade high of US$155 billion following a strong Q4: KPMG Venture Pulse

Q4'17 saw the third strongest quarter of VC investment of the decade, despite plummeting deal volume. $23.75 billion in US VC investment accounts for more than 50 percent of global VC funding during...


Jan 10, 2018, 09:00 ET Frost & Sullivan Recognizes KPMG for Its Innovative KPMG Digital Responder Cyber Solution

Frost & Sullivan recognizes KPMG with its 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award for the firm's innovative KPMG Digital Responder, an automated forensic collection, analysis, and reporting solution....


Dec 14, 2017, 09:01 ET KPMG revenues grow strongly to record $26.4 billion

Growth driven by client-focused investments in technology, innovative services, alliances and hiring Record high revenues for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 of US$26.40 billion Revenue growth for FY2017 of 5% ...


Dec 04, 2017, 08:00 ET Judd Caplain named KPMG Global Head of Banking & Capital Markets

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Judd Caplain has been named Global Head of Banking & Capital Markets for KPMG International. Judd has more than 20 years' experience in the financial services industry, ...


Nov 15, 2017, 06:00 ET The Fintech100 - Announcing the world's leading fintech innovators for 2017

China fintechs take the top three rankings, five of the top ten SINGAPORE, Nov. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech,...


Nov 14, 2017, 13:00 ET KPMG Unveils Me, My Life, My Wallet: A New Customer Engagement Framework that Identifies What Drives Today's Multi-Dimensional Consumer

KPMG International today unveiled a new, distinctive customer engagement framework designed to help businesses understand the increasingly complex and multi-dimensional forces that influence...


Nov 14, 2017, 08:00 ET Laura Hay appointed KPMG Head of Global Insurance

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Laura Hay, who has more than 30 years' experience in the insurance industry, including 25 years with KPMG in the US where she served as head of the insurance practice, ...