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South African grocery delivery startup Yebo Fresh raises 4.5m pre-Series A funding to fuel expansion
Published: 06-02-2023 | 15:15:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Yebo Fresh, a South African grocery delivery startup has raised $4.5m in a pre-series A equity funding round.


Spanish fintech startup Snab closes €1.1m investment round to grow its B2B payments platform
Published: 06-02-2023 | 14:56:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Snab, the Spanish payment platform that allows payments and transfers between companies in one click, has raised €1.1 million in its first funding round.


South African digital lender Lulalend raises $35m Series B funding to accelerate growth
Published: 06-02-2023 | 14:32:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Lulalend, a South African digital lender offering funding options for businesses. has raised $35 million in Series B funding to accelerate the growth of its loan book and bring new solutions to the market.


Anthropic forges partnership with Google Cloud to help deliver reliable and responsible AI
Published: 06-02-2023 | 14:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Google Cloud announced a new partnership with Anthropic, an AI startup focused on safety and research. Anthropic has selected Google Cloud as its preferred cloud provider.


Finance software startup Quartr signs API deal with Nordnet to enhance informed investment decisions
Published: 06-02-2023 | 12:15:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Finance software startup Quartr signed an API deal with Nordnet, the online broker in the Nordic region, reaching almost two million customers.


[Column] Xiao Feng: The 10 principles of Web3
Published: 03-02-2023 | 12:52:00 | By: Pie Kamau
What is Web3? Web3 is essentially the other side of the coin in relation to blockchain technology. When we talk about blockchain, we are also talking about Web3 to a considerable extent, and vice versa.


Ingredient biotech startup Michroma closes $6.4m seed round to bring novel food coloring to market
Published: 03-02-2023 | 12:38:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Michroma, a precision fermentation food ingredient startup, announced it has closed $6.4 million in seed financing, to fast-track the company's commercialization of sustainable natural colorants.


Bangladeshi B2B commerce platform ShopUp secures $30m debt financing to fuel expansion, strengthen supply chain operations
Published: 03-02-2023 | 11:40:00 | By: Pie Kamau
ShopUp, a full-stack B2B commerce platform in Bangladesh, announced it has secured $30 million in debt financing, to drive expansion efforts and strengthen the company's supply chain operations.


22 Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech finalists push to the finish
Published: 03-02-2023 | 11:16:00 | By: Pie Kamau
The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation, kicked off the final phase of the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech.


Panoramic Ventures welcomes Christy Johnson as General Partner and Chief Performance Officer
Published: 03-02-2023 | 10:40:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Panoramic Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Atlanta that partners with extraordinary founders to build category-leading companies, has welcomed Christy Johnson as General Partner and Chief Performance Officer (CPO).