Category: economy

Startups Weekly: Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell 0

Startups Weekly: Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell

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#ANGELS founding partner raises $25M for debut fund Moxxie Ventures 0

#ANGELS founding partner raises $25M for debut fund Moxxie Ventures

Katie Jacobs Stanton, a former Twitter executive and co-founder of the #ANGELS investment collective, has raised $25 million for her debut venture capital fund Moxxie Ventures. As the sole general partner, she plans to...

Domio raises $100M in equity and debt to take on Airbnb and hotels with its curated apartments 0

Domio raises $100M in equity and debt to take on Airbnb and hotels with its curated apartments

Airbnb has well and truly disrupted the world of travel accommodation, changing the conversation not just around how people discover and book places to stay, but what they expect when they get there, and...

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion 0

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania,...

Cisco acquires ultra-low latency networking specialist Exablaze 0

Cisco acquires ultra-low latency networking specialist Exablaze

Cisco today announced that it has acquired Exablaze, an Australia-based company that designs and builds advanced networking gear based on field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The company focuses on solutions for businesses that need...

GetYourGuide widens its horizons, will expand its Originals short tours into day trips and more 0

GetYourGuide widens its horizons, will expand its Originals short tours into day trips and more

GetYourGuide has made a name for itself as the startup that helped the stale idea of guided tours for travellers on its head. Tapping into the generation of consumers who think of travel not...

Registration is open for TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020 0

Apply to the pitch-off at TC Sessions: Robotics & AI 2020

Mark your calendars and dust off your public-speaking skills. This year, there’s an exciting new opportunity at TC Sessions: Robotics & AI, which returns to  UC Berkeley on March 3, 2020. We’ve added a...

Nyca Partners raises $210M to invest in fintech startups 0

FintechOS raises $14M help banks launch products as fast as FinTech Startups

Over the last few years, we’ve seen the rise of FinTech startups like N26 and Monzo to challenge the incumbents with new products like challenger banks. But what if the big banks wanted to compete in that game themselves? This...

Brazil’s new fintech startup Cora raised $10 million on the strength of its founding team 0

Brazil’s new fintech startup Cora raised $10 million on the strength of its founding team

It didn’t take much for the founders of Cora, Brazil’s newest startup to tackle some aspect of the broken financial services industry in the country, to raise their first $10 million. Igor Senra and...