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Google, Toyota invest in WhereIsMyTransport to map transport in emerging cities

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In emerging markets, up to 80% of the population may have to rely on informally-run public transport to get around. Literally, privately-run buses and cars....
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AWS partners with Kenya’s Safaricom on cloud and consulting services

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Amazon Web Services has entered a partnership with Safaricom — Kenya’s largest telco, ISP and mobile payment provider — in a collaboration that could spell...
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Africa e-tailer Jumia reports first full-year results post NYSE IPO

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Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia got into the black (by a small amount) on its gross profit vs. fulfillment expenses, expanded financial services and still posted...
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Sokowatch raises $14M to digitize Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

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Kenya based B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding toward its mission of revamping supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers....
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These specialized Africa VC funds are welcoming co-investors

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For global venture capitalists still on the fence about entering Africa, a first move could be co-investing with a proven fund that’s already working in...
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African crowdsolving startup Zindi scales 10,000 data scientists

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Cape Town based startup Zindi has registered 10,000 data-scientists on its platform that uses AI and machine learning to crowdsolve complex problems in Africa. Founded...
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Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

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In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and...