Kenda Interlocking Bricks is a Kenya start up in the manufacturing sector that is championing the use of eco-friendly and affordable construction materials as it seeks to bridge the housing deficit in Kenya and the East African region. Engineer Kaxton Kabogoza the founder explains.
Seattle-based startup WiBotic received equipment authorization from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its high power transmitters and receivers.
Cohesion accelerates move to smart buildings in global commercial real estate with $6.5 million funding
Cohesion, an early-stage smart building SaaS company, has raised $6.5 million in seed funding to further invest in its platform, which helps commercial real estate operators integrate their buildings’ systems
SmartHop, a Florida tech-enabled dispatch solution empowering small trucking companies to grow their businesses, has announced that it has closed a $4.5 Million Seed round
Germany-based startup Tubulis has closed a €10.7 million Series A financing round to accelerate the development of a new class of highly stable and efficient antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) and to support the further growth of the company.
Polish healthtech startup Infermedica has raised $10.25 million in Series A funding with participation from existing investors Karma Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners, and DreamIT Ventures, as well as two new co-lead investors, EBRD and heal capital.
German computer vision startup Segmentive closes €2m seed round to breakthrough whole-body mobile segmentation
Deep-tech computer vision startup Segmentive closed final funds in €2m seed round in a bid to deliver whole-body video segmentation, in real-time and on mobile.
Nigerian mobility startup Plentywaka secured a pre-seed investment led by Emfato, Microtraction, and Niche Capital worth $300,000.
San Francisco edtech startup Springboard has raised $31 million in Series B funding led by Mark Sherman and Albert Bielinko from Telstra Ventures, Arrun Kapoor from SJF Ventures, and YB Choi from Vulcan Capital.
Minnow Technologies, a Seattle based IoT startup that has developed a contact free food delivery and pickup solution has raised $2.2 million in an oversubscribed seed round.
French startup DNA Script announced a $50 million extension to its Series B financing, bringing the total investment of this round to $89 million led by Casdin Capital.
kompany, an award winning RegTech platform for Business KYC (KYB) announced new investment of almost €6 million to accelerate growth and expand its new product lines.
Emerging smartphone brand realme, has launched in Kenya as part of its global growth and expansion strategy.
Lithuania based AdTech startup RedTrack has received $500 000 in Seed funding from Genesis Investments and Iron Wolf Capital to make ads spend more efficiently.
British startup Planet Smart City has joined forces with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat to provide digital tools, community management and social innovation to help improve lives in informal settlements in Kenya.
U.S. startup Ossia partners with Toyoda Gosei to deliver wireless power over the air in vehicle cabins
Toyoda Gosei Co, a Toyota Group company, has concluded a joint development agreement with Ossia Inc, a U.S. startup that leads the world in the field of wireless power solutions.
VC4A, in collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, and network partners AfriLabs and ABAN is calling for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1M.
Quantexa, the contextual decision intelligence software company, announced that it has raised $64.7 million in Series C funding led by Evolution Equity Partners, with major participation from existing investors.
French startup AB Tasty announced a Series C round of funding to revolutionize how companies deliver the best brand and product experiences.
ComplyAdvantage, a global technology company transforming financial crime detection, has announced the close of a US$50 million Series C funding round, bringing the total investment to date to $88 million.
Joywell Foods, a food technology company developing a sweet protein portfolio, has announced the closing of a $6.9 million Series A financing round.
Openpath, a security startup specializing in modern mobile access control for the built world, has announced it’s closed a Series C funding round of $36 million.
Swiss cleantech stratup Insolight announced that a Series A Round of €4.6 million has successfully been closed led by Investiere, with co-investors Zürcher Kantonalbank, Swiss Immo Lab and a number of private business angels.
Italian startup TIM, United Ventures launch €150m capital fund to support investments in mature innovative enterprises
Italian startup TIM signed an agreement with United Ventures to launch UV T- Growth fund that will support investments in mature innovative enterprises and SMEs in order to develop technological projects in Italy and abroad.
The founder of Baby Grubz Nigeria, Oluwaseun Sangoleye, led Africa in winning this year’s 2020 SUN Pitch Competition.
Seattle based startup Polyarc announced the close of its $9 million Series B fund raise led by Hiro Capital, followed by Vulcan Capital, an existing investor, and Galaxy Interactive via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund.
EHF Marketing GmbH, Monaco startup IQONIQ partner to drive fan engagement in European club handball competitions
EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing subsidiary of the European Handball Federation, announced its partnership with IQONIQ, an innovative new fan engagement platform made for sports and entertainment.
IQONIQ, a new fan engagement platform exclusively targeting the world of sports and entertainment, announced it has entered into a €100 million capital funding agreement with the Luxembourg based investment corporation Lux Media Investments.
Advertima, an emerging computer vision platform provider, announced the close of a €15 million Series A investment round led by existing shareholder Swiss real estate company, Fortimo Group.
Kenyan agritech startup Lentera, MCFI ink deal to provide satellite based crop analysis for Mauritian farmers
The Mauritius Chemical and Fertilizer Industry (MCFI), and Lentera Africa have signed a partnership that will see Lentera provide satellite-based crop health analysis and crop modelling services for Mauritian customers of MCFI.
VC4A has launched a call for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1 million.
Twelve African entrepreneurs are among 21 finalists in this year’s SUN Pitch Competition where entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative business ideas to address malnutrition.
SAP SE investment arm, SAP.iO Fund, has backed Crosschq, a San Francisco based company that provides a platform for creating and sharing candidate references.
Evonik’s venture capital arm has invested in SmartAHC, a Chinese technology startup that enables more intelligent and healthier pig farming.
GreenTec Capital announces that Superfluid Labs was selected as the first investment for the newly launched ShEquity investment vehicle which focuses on providing smart and sustainable investments for African female entrepreneurs.