African Tech Enjoys Record Funding Year

African tech companies enjoyed their best funding year to date, according to an industry analyst. The African Tech Startups Funding Report, now in its fifth year, revealed that 311 firms on the… The post African Tech Enjoys Record Funding Year.....»»

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Casper Files for IPO Despite Perilous Conditions

Casper, the mattress startup, has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange, pr.....»»

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Toyota Revs Up Flying Car Plans with $394m Joby Funding

Japanese automaker Toyota has invested $394 million in Joby, a Californian startup specializing in flying taxis. The 11-year-old tech firm, which bol.....»»

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Layoffs Hit Hard as Unicorns Place New Focus on Profitability

There’s a new craze sweeping through Silicon Valley – profitability. After the public mar.....»»

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Coachhub co-founder and MD Niebelschuetz: “Most organizations still look at the problem of turnover through traditional glasses”

Yannis Niebelschuetz is co-founder and managing director Coachhub, a Berlin-based startup offering a wide range of dig.....»»

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SoftBank-backed Zume Cuts Staff, as Japan Investor Rolls Back Startup Ambition

Robotic pizzamaker Zume is laying off half its staff and will stop making pizzas, its co-founder and CEO has announced. Alex Garden said the California-headquartered firm will now concentrate on its packaging… The .....»»

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Israeli Tech Firms Pull in Record Funding in 2019

Israeli tech firms received $8.3 billion in venture capital last year, crowning a record-breaking decade for the digital nation. The figure, which represents a .....»»

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Romanian Startup TypingDNA Wins $7m Funding from Google’s AI VC

Romanian typing biometrics startup TypingDNA has secured a $7 million Series A funding round, led by Google’s AI-focused VC firm Gradient Ventures. The 2016-founded company, based in Romania and New York City.....»»

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Belgian VC Volta Ventures Announces €35m Early-Stage Investment

Belgian venture capital firm Volta Ventures has announc.....»»

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Trump is Hailing his Robocall Bill – But Change will be Slow

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into power a bill he hopes will curb the scourge of automated “robocalls”.....»»

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Indonesian EdTech Startup Ruangguru Wins $150m Series C Round

Ruangguru, an education tech startup founded by one of In.....»»

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TikTok Founder Trials Resso, a Spotify Challenger

The parent company of social media platform TikTok has launched a brand it hopes will challenge Spotify in the online music.....»»

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How a Data-driven Approach Helps NBFCs Offer Secure Smartphone Financing

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Tech Key in UK Vote – But Will British Tech Industry Fare Well with Tory Win?

Britain has spoken – and it overwhelmin.....»»

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FintechOS Wins $14m Funding to Continue Disrupting Banking Industry

Finance technology firm FintechOS has secured a $14 million Series A funding round to expand its suite of digital solutions. The London-based company, founded in 2017, will use t.....»»

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London VC Basinghall Partners Announces $109m European Fund

London-based venture capital firm Basinghall Partners has announced its its first VC fund, aimed at early-stage startups across Europe. The Basinghall Tech Fund, which totals $109 million, will inv.....»»

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Canadian VC Portag3 Ventures Closes $320m Fintech Fund Round

Canadian investment vehicle Portag3 Ventures has closed its second funding round, which w.....»»

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Ant Financial to Open $1bn SEA and India Fund

Ant Financial, part of the Alibaba Group and formerly known as Alipay, will invest heavily in the future of Southeast Asia and India with the creation of a $1 billion fund dedicated… The post Ant Financial to Open $1bn SEA and India Fund appeared.....»»

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Under the Hood of SoftBank’s $5 Billion Latin American Fund

SoftBank isn’t a company that shies from controversy. Its $9.5 billion rescue deal for WeWork caused major concern—especially given former CEO Adam Neumann’s $1.7bn pa.....»»

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PropTech Firm Entera Raises $7.5m Funding Round

U.S. property tech startup Entera has raised a $7.5 million funding round, as it bids to expand its data-driven real estate solutions enterprise. The round, led by Bullpen Capital and Cr.....»»

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