About Author : Pankaj Singh

Pankaj Singh

With a commendable experience of content creation under his belt, Pankaj Singh, a qualified Post Graduate in Management, boasts of having worked as a freelance writer and an insurance underwriter. Additionally, Pankaj has also enriched his qualification portfolio with a course in Digital Marketing. He currently pens down valuable insights on articles pertaining to business, technology, and trade and finance for Business NewsUpdate and other news portals.

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

Pfizer predicts vaccine sales will accrue USD 26 billion by end of 2021

Pfizer Inc., the American multinational pharmaceutical company has reportedly raised the annual sales forecast for its COVID-19 vaccine by 70% and expects to accrue revenues worth USD 26 billion by the end of 2021. The announcement comes amidst the ...

Driver shortage, regulatory threats stunt Uber and Lyft’s growth

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are reportedly witnessing an increased demand for ride-hailing services from the American populace after pandemic restrictions were eased, however, their recovery is restrained by driver shortages and their fight ...

WinZo wins back its share from Hike post USD 13 Million fundraise

Hike Private Limited, an early investor in social gaming platform WinZO, has recently exited the firm after the startup made four-fold returns on the messaging platform developer’s investment of USD 5 million that it made in a Series A funding ...

Facebook records 60% of users onboard the cross-app messaging platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, two years ago, revealed that users of the companys three messaging platforms, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger, would be able to message each other. In this regard, the social networking giant has recently announced th...

Roche Pharma seeking EUA from India for its COVID-19 antibody cocktail

Swiss multinational drug marker Roche Pharma recently announced that it is working with the Indian drug regulator to fast-track an emergency use authorization (EUA) of its investigational antibody cocktail Imdevimab and Casirivimab in India. It is w...

Beyond Meat eyes Europe expansion, teams up with local distributors

The American plant-based meat producer Beyond Meat Inc. is reportedly planning to increase the distribution of its products in European retail stores in countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The co...

Digital investment advisor StashAway secures USD 25 million in funding

StashAway, a Singapore-based online investment company has reportedly raised USD 25 million during a Series D funding round which was led by Sequoia Capital India. Other investment companies like Square Peg and Eight Roads Ventures had also participa...

Apple supplier falls prey to a USD 50mn ransomware attack from REvil

Apple was recently targeted in a USD 50 million ransomware attack after valuable data concerning the engineering and manufacturing schematics of current and upcoming products were stolen from the Taiwanese MacBook and Apple products manufacturer, Qua...

Dream11 parent planning to go public in the United States by next year

Indian startup Dream Sports is reportedly looking at a probable U.S. listing by early next year and expects to raise USD 1.5 billion, subsequently valuing the company at around USD 6 billion.  Sources close to the matter stated that the company...