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Samsung invests in Skipify to accelerate its next-gen digital wallet
Published: 24-10-2023 | 10:01:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Fintech company, Skipify, has announced a strategic investment from Samsung Next.


French clinical-stage biotech Abivax secures €75m for product development
Published: 31-08-2023 | 15:13:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Claret European Growth Capital has participated in investing €75m into Abivax.


South Korean Naver-backed AI startup Crowdworks to go public
Published: 31-08-2023 | 14:44:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Crowdworks will be listed on the Korean KOSDAQ market via SPAC merger.


Rho closes deal with Capital to bolster support for tech startups
Published: 31-08-2023 | 10:10:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Rho has completed a transaction to have Capital, the founder-friendly fundraising and banking platform, join Rho.


Travel tech firm Branchspace receives £5m to enhance airline retail digitisation
Published: 31-08-2023 | 09:43:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Gresham House Ventures has completed a £5m investment into Branchspace


Inside the mind of an expert: Fintech AI predictions for 2023, Plug and Play
Published: 29-08-2023 | 12:43:00 | By: Pie Kamau
AI has revolutionized fintech by enabling innovative solutions.


Geek Ventures launches First Fund to support immigrant tech founders
Published: 29-08-2023 | 12:11:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Geek Ventures announced the close of Geek Ventures Fund I, LP.


[Column] Richard Shaw: AI-ready cloud - How hyperscalers empower businesses to thrive in the digital age
Published: 29-08-2023 | 11:46:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Cloud computing has undergone evolution.


MEST Africa Challenge Startup Pitch Competition applications open
Published: 29-08-2023 | 11:37:00 | By: Pie Kamau
MEST Africa has opened applications for its 2023 Challenge Startup Pitch Competition for African startups. 


Finnish startup Videobot secures €2m to revolutionize online customer experiences
Published: 29-08-2023 | 11:12:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Videobot, a Finnish SaaS startup, has raised €2 million in seed funding.


Fintech firm LemFi raises $33m to transform financial services for immigrants everywhere
Published: 28-08-2023 | 13:06:00 | By: Pie Kamau
LemFi (formerly Lemonade Finance), has raised $33 million Series A round.


Munich-based Aily Labs raises €19m Series A round to accelerate growth
Published: 28-08-2023 | 12:26:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Aily Labs has raised €19 million in a Series A round


Mendoza Ventures launches Mendoza Impact to close the diverse founder funding gap
Published: 28-08-2023 | 12:14:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Mendoza Ventures has launched a new non-profit, Mendoza Impact.


Meet Kuushy: Sit your way to better health
Published: 28-08-2023 | 11:56:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Poor posture can lead to a whole range of problems – from neck and back pains to even heartburn and constipation.


ZENCE OBJECT secures $2.5m to commercialise sustainable materials from tea residuals
Published: 28-08-2023 | 11:33:00 | By: Pie Kamau
ZENCE OBJECT has secured $2.5m from the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund (AEF GBA).


Irys Insurtech closes $3.5m seed round to take on legacy competitors
Published: 25-08-2023 | 11:27:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Irys Insurtech has closed a seed funding round of $3.5 million.


Industry veterans launch cybersecurity startup Vigiles
Published: 25-08-2023 | 10:57:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Former Trustwave executives have launched a cybersecurity startup, Vigiles.


Human-like AI Meeranda is now a part of Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub
Published: 25-08-2023 | 10:43:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Meeranda announced its acceptance into the Microsoft for Startups program.


Rivery joins AWS ISV Accelerate and AWS Global Startup Program
Published: 25-08-2023 | 10:33:43 | By: Pie Kamau
Rivery announced acceptance into the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program.


Holland Capital fuels conversational commerce advancements, invests in Conversation24
Published: 24-08-2023 | 16:02:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Holland Capital has announced an investment in Conversation24.


APERIO closes $9m Series A1 round to accelerate growth
Published: 24-08-2023 | 15:51:00 | By: Pie Kamau
APERIO, a category leader in operational data quality, announced it has closed $9 million in Series A1 funding.


Nigeria's Treepz among startups selected for 2023 VC4A Venture Showcase Africa
Published: 24-08-2023 | 15:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Treepz hes been selected to participate in VC4A Venture Showcase Africa. 


Google launches AI First accelerator program for African startups
Published: 24-08-2023 | 15:17:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Google has announced the launch of a new accelerator program to support AI startups in Africa. 


Nodal Power raises $13m to build renewable energy power plants at landfills
Published: 24-08-2023 | 15:03:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Nodal Power has raised a $13m to mitigate methane emissions at landfills.


Kamupak and &Repeat join forces to build a Nordic market in circular packaging systems
Published: 23-08-2023 | 13:18:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Finnish Kamupak is merging with Swedish competitor, impact tech startup &Repeat.


Left Lane Capital appoints Chris Taylor as Chief Growth Officer
Published: 23-08-2023 | 13:00:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Left Lane Capital has appointed Chris Taylor as the Chief Growth Officer.


Blue Hour Ventures launches with Fund I spin out
Published: 23-08-2023 | 12:40:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Blue Hour Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm, has announced the firm's launch.


Swedish fintech Klarna records growth in key European markets
Published: 23-08-2023 | 12:14:49 | By: Pie Kamau
Klarna, the global payments network and shopping assistant, announced strong growth across Europe.


SaaS startup Tenant Inc. closes third seed funding round with $25 million
Published: 23-08-2023 | 11:57:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Tenant Inc. has closed its third seed funding round with $25 million.


B2B marketplace startup Ghost raises $30m to help brands and retailers move surplus inventory
Published: 22-08-2023 | 13:12:00 | By: Pie Kamau
B2B marketplace startup Ghost has raised $30m Series B funding.


Glasgow food tech startup ENOUGH raises €40m growth fund to scale mycoprotein production
Published: 22-08-2023 | 12:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Glasgow-based food tech startup ENOUGH has raised €40m in growth funding.


BBT.live extends seed funding to $8.4m for secured connectivity as a service
Published: 22-08-2023 | 11:53:00 | By: Pie Kamau
BBT.live has extended its seed funding round to $8.4 million.


Startup Elecate acquires Synergy International to elevate the hospitality and rental software industry
Published: 22-08-2023 | 11:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Elecate has acquired Synergy International.


BingX invests in AI and Web3 startup Moonbox to accelerate growth
Published: 22-08-2023 | 11:20:00 | By: Pie Kamau
BingX has invested in Moonbox, a pioneering AI and Web3 startup.


Frankfurt-based compliance startup Qualifyze raises $12m to accelerate healthcare supply chain
Published: 21-08-2023 | 15:04:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Frankfurt-based startup Qualifyze announced a $12m funding round.


[Column] Ololade Odunsi: Global tech job cuts - what African techies can do to thrive
Published: 21-08-2023 | 14:20:00 | By: Pie Kamau
There have been nearly 160,000 Layoffs among US tech companies.


[Column] Mukesh Bector: How Augmented Reality is transforming print technology
Published: 21-08-2023 | 13:32:00 | By: Pie Kamau
The journey of print technology has been nothing short of remarkable.


D'Amelio Brands announces $5m investment into the Food & Beverage space
Published: 21-08-2023 | 13:21:00 | By: Pie Kamau
D'Amelio Brands announced a $5m investment from Fifth Growth Fund (FGF).


Delaware startup Duravo debuts world's toughest lightweight luggage
Published: 21-08-2023 | 12:57:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Duravo announced the launch of the toughest, yet lightest carry-on suitcase in its class.


Visana Health raises $10.1m seed round to bring comprehensive virtual healthcare to women
Published: 18-08-2023 | 15:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
 Visana Health announced the close of $10.1 million in seed funding.


Climate tech incubator Greentown Labs appoints Kevin Knobloch as CEO
Published: 18-08-2023 | 14:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Greentown Labs has appointed Kevin Knobloch as the organization's next CEO.


Berlin-based startup Mercanis raises $10m to boost savings for procurement teams
Published: 18-08-2023 | 13:40:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Berlin-based startup Mercanis announced the completion of $10m seed funding.


On-demand logistics and delivery startup Picup opens driver training centres in South Africa
Published: 18-08-2023 | 13:20:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Picup has launched its Driver Training Centres in Cape Town.


Cyber security startup ProjectDiscovery raises $25m, launches Cloud Platform
Published: 18-08-2023 | 13:10:00 | By: Pie Kamau
ProjectDiscovery announced it has raised $25m Series A financing round.


Toothio raises $4m to revolutionize dental staffing
Published: 17-08-2023 | 15:12:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Toothio, the on-demand dental staffing platform announced a $4m seed round.


Apica acquires data fabric startup LOGIQ.AI, raises $10m to modernize data management
Published: 17-08-2023 | 14:48:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Apica announced its agreement to acquire data fabric startup LOGIQ.AI.


Heat battery maker Rondo Energy secures $60m to speed industrial decarbonization
Published: 17-08-2023 | 14:22:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Rondo Energy has raised $60 million in new financing.


Marqo secures $5.2m to bring continuous-learning vector search to businesses
Published: 17-08-2023 | 14:03:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Marqo, the startup enabling AI-powered search, has closed $5.2m seed investment.


Medicare startup MyPlanAdvocate acquires Eversurance to grow the health insurance market
Published: 17-08-2023 | 13:02:00 | By: Pie Kamau
MyPlanAdvocate (MPA), has announced the acquisition of Eversurance.


From catwalks to urban planning: Milan's sustainable city transformation, Plug and Play
Published: 16-08-2023 | 11:26:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Milan is a city known for its vibrant fashion and cultural scene.


Oslo-based AI startup Deckmatch secures €1m funding to accelerate growth
Published: 16-08-2023 | 11:09:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Oslo-based AI startup Deckmatch has successfully raised €1m funding round.


Biocanic closes $600k seed round to accelerate growth of its health intelligence platform
Published: 16-08-2023 | 10:42:00 | By: Pie Kamau
San Diego software platform Biocanic has closed $600k seed round.


Altos Radar raises $3.5m to accelerate development of 4D imaging radars
Published: 16-08-2023 | 10:28:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Automotive radar startup, Altos Radar, has raised $3.5m seed round funding.


UK foodtech startup Clean Food Group raises £2.3m funding to scale operations in advance of Series A
Published: 16-08-2023 | 10:15:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Clean Food Group has announced a further £2.3m funding.


Swedish SaaS startup CodeScene raises €7.5m financing round to accelerate growth
Published: 15-08-2023 | 11:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Swedish SaaS startup CodeScene has successfully raised €7.5m financing round.


Berlin-based insurtech startup SureIn closes €4m designed for Europe's SMBs
Published: 15-08-2023 | 11:00:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Berlin-based insurtech startup SureIn has closed a €4 million Seed round.


Tech Square Ventures leads investment in cartonization platform, Paccurate
Published: 15-08-2023 | 10:43:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Paccurate announced the closing of $3.5m round led by Tech Square Ventures.


UK foodtech startup Clean Food Group partners with LATAM food technology specialist, Alianza Team
Published: 15-08-2023 | 10:24:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Clean Food Group has announced a strategic collaboration with Alianza Team.


Generative AI has become an emerging risk for enterprises, Gartner survey
Published: 14-08-2023 | 15:33:00 | By: Pie Kamau
The availability of generative AI became a top concern for enterprise risk executives.


Berlin-based startup NeXtWind secures $750m to build sustainable energy market in Germany
Published: 14-08-2023 | 15:11:00 | By: Pie Kamau
NeXtWind has completed $750m second financing round.


Beond closes $17m seed round to establish world's first premium leisure airline
Published: 14-08-2023 | 14:50:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Beond announced the successful completion of over $17m seed round.


Proptech AI startup Zenerate partners with SoLa Impact to automate affordable housing developments
Published: 14-08-2023 | 14:12:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Zenerate has partnered with SoLa Impact.


AI chat startup Chai announces $205m valuation
Published: 14-08-2023 | 13:58:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Chai, the AI chat entertainment platform, has announced a $205 million valuation.


AI data startup Virtualitics closes $37m Series C funding round
Published: 10-08-2023 | 18:09:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Virtualitics, announced that it has raised $37 million in a Series C financing.


Binance Labs invests in decentralized Rollups-as–a-Service (RaaS) provider AltLayer
Published: 10-08-2023 | 16:48:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Binance Labs has announced a strategic investment in AltLayer.


Treehouse secures $10m to bring EV chargers into homes
Published: 10-08-2023 | 16:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Treehouse, an electrification company that delivers turnkey installations for home EV charging, announced $10m in funding.


Nature Coatings secures $2.45m funding to accelerate growth
Published: 10-08-2023 | 16:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Nature Coatings announced the successful completion of an oversubscribed $2.45 million seed funding round.


Nigerian mobility fintech Moove secures $76m funding for global expansion
Published: 10-08-2023 | 15:46:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Nigerian mobility fintech Moove, has secured $76 million in new funding.


6 industries that chemical recycling is poised to disrupt, Plug and Play
Published: 09-08-2023 | 13:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Chemical recycling is a process in which waste materials are broken down into their original chemical compounds.


sewts raises €7m to shape the future of robotics, automation in the textile industry
Published: 09-08-2023 | 12:55:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Munich-based deep tech startup sewts has closed €7m Series A financing round.


Venture-backed platform eMerge Americas appoints Melissa Medina as new CEO
Published: 09-08-2023 | 12:29:00 | By: Pie Kamau
eMerge Americas, announced that Melissa Medina will step into the CEO role.


AI startup FeatureByte unveils self-service feature platform
Published: 09-08-2023 | 12:02:00 | By: Pie Kamau
 FeatureByte announced the release of the FeatureByte self-service feature platform.


Preamble joins NVIDIA Inception to boost AI safety and risk mitigation for enterprises
Published: 09-08-2023 | 11:25:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Preamble announced it has joined NVIDIA Inception.


Cultivated meat startup Meatable raises $35m to accelerate commercial launch of its pork products
Published: 08-08-2023 | 12:42:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Meatable has raised $35m in new funding.


Closing the capital gap on impact investment in Africa, report
Published: 08-08-2023 | 11:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
African fund managers face unique obstacles that impede their access to capital for social impact.


Copenhagen startup Bactolife raises €30m Series A financing to accelerate growth
Published: 08-08-2023 | 11:15:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Bactolife announced it has successfully raised €>30 million.


Haus raises $17m Series A funding to build the future of growth intelligence
Published: 08-08-2023 | 10:44:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Haus has announced $17 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners.


Persist AI raises $4m seed financing to accelerate drug formulation
Published: 08-08-2023 | 10:11:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Persist AI announced the close of an oversubscribed $4 million financing round.


Fintech startup Okoora fuels Paysend's Israeli market entry
Published: 07-08-2023 | 15:10:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Okoora, the Swiss-Israeli fintech startup has partnered with Paysend.


Functional Finance raises $8m to expand operational efficiency for the insurance industry
Published: 07-08-2023 | 14:45:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Insurtech startup Functional Finance secures $8m in seed capital.


O'Shaughnessy Ventures launches Grants program
Published: 07-08-2023 | 14:29:00 | By: Pie Kamau
O'Shaughnessy Ventures has announced the launch of the O'Shaughnessy Grants program.


IVIX closes $12.5m Series A funding round to accelerate growth, combat financial crimes
Published: 07-08-2023 | 14:09:00 | By: Pie Kamau
IVIX, announced the closing of a $12.5m Series A funding round


OKX Ventures invests $1m funding round in Hong Kong-based AI and Web3 startup Moonbox
Published: 07-08-2023 | 13:57:00 | By: Pie Kamau
OKX Ventures has announced a $1m investment in Moonbox.


Supportwave raises $2.2m seed funding to accelerate the Future of IT support services
Published: 03-08-2023 | 15:42:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Supportwave has announced the successful closure of its seed funding round.


bp ventures invests £4m in UK-based fleet optimization software provider Dynamon
Published: 03-08-2023 | 15:20:00 | By: Pie Kamau
bp ventures has made a £4 million investment in Dynamon.


SynBio startup Enzymit announces breakthrough in cell-free hyaluronic acid production
Published: 03-08-2023 | 14:03:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Enzymit announced its success in synthetically producing hyaluronic acid (HA).


AI-enabled stealth startup Stackless Data raises $14m seed round to accelerate growth
Published: 03-08-2023 | 13:49:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Stackless Data has raised a seed round at a pre-money valuation of $14 million.


South Korean able-tech startup Kangsters selected for acceleration program by Praxis Labs
Published: 03-08-2023 | 12:03:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Kangsters has been selected to participate in Praxis redemptive acceleration program.


British Business Investments commits €27m to Bootstrap Europe II
Published: 02-08-2023 | 15:22:00 | By: Pie Kamau
British Business Investments has committed €27 million to Bootstrap Europe II.


FAST Accelerator launches 2nd Cohort of AI program for African startups
Published: 02-08-2023 | 15:06:47 | By: Pie Kamau
Flapmax has launched the second FAST Accelerator program.


Kenyan healthtech startup Zuri Health secures additional investment from Marula Square
Published: 02-08-2023 | 14:47:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Zuri Health has secured additional investment from Marula Square.


SnoFox launches from stealth mode with $4.5m in seed funding
Published: 02-08-2023 | 12:19:00 | By: Pie Kamau
SnoFox announced its $4.5 million seed round led by Voyager Ventures.


Hubly Surgical raises $3m oversubscribed funding following FDA clearance
Published: 01-08-2023 | 14:32:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Hubly Surgical has successfully closed its Series seed funding round.


Upskilling startup AlmaBetter partners with Woolf to deliver accredited degrees to online learners
Published: 01-08-2023 | 13:41:00 | By: Pie Kamau
AlmaBetter has partnered with Woolf.


Nigeria's Remedial Health raises $12m to deliver financial services for neighborhood pharmacies
Published: 01-08-2023 | 13:17:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Remedial Health has secured $12m in an equity and debt funding round.


Aachen-based deeptech startup Elevear secures seed financing for audio technology market entry
Published: 01-08-2023 | 12:47:00 | By: Pie Kamau
deeptech startup Elevear has secured seed investment.


London innovation scale-up Wazoku brings innovation to the enterprise with full Teams integration
Published: 01-08-2023 | 12:14:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Wazoku has announced a full integration with collaboration platform Microsoft Teams.