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African fintech firm Flutterwave raises $35M, partners with Worldpay

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San Francisco and Lagos-based fintech startup Flutterwave has raised a $35 million Series B round and announced a partnership with Worldpay FIS for payments in Africa. With...
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Catalyst Fund gets $15M from JP Morgan, UK Aid to back 30 EM fintech startups

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The Catalyst Fund has gained $15 million in new support from JP Morgan and UK Aid and will back 30 fintech startups in Africa, Asia,...
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Daimler and Bosch take a mixed mobility approach to autonomous vehicles

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A fleet of Mercedes-Benz S Class vehicles are now plying the roads of San Jose, California as part of a robotaxi pilot project that Daimler...
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Startups Weekly: Understanding Uber’s latest fintech play

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Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into...
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Adarga closes £5M Series A funding for its Palantir-like AI platform

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AI startup Adarga has closed a £5 million Series A fundraising by Allectus Capital. But this news rather cloaks the fact that it’s been building...
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Adobe’s Amit Ahuja will be talking customer experience at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

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As companies collect increasingly large amounts of data about customers, the end game is about improving the customer experience. It’s a term we’re hearing a...
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AV8 Ventures launches with $170M to invest in digital health, mobility and enterprise tech

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AV8 Ventures has closed on €150 million (about $170 million) for its debut early-stage venture capital fund to invest in seed and Series A startups...
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On-demand logistics startup Lalamove raises $300M for Asia growth and becomes a unicorn

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Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics startup, has closed a $300 million Series D round as it seeks expansion across Asia. In doing so, the...
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Ciitizen raises $17 million to give cancer patients better control over their health records

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Ciitizen, the company founded by the creators of Gliimpse (an Apple acquisition that’s been incorporated into the company’s HealthKit) which is developing tools to help...