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Kenyan Start Up, Brck, Secures Ksh 300 Million in Funding

Earlier in the week, BRCK Inc, one of Africa’s most innovative startups announced that it had closed a Ksh 300 million (USD 3 million) funding round. This significant capital raise included investment from former AOL executives Jean and Steve Case, along with other participating international investors including Jim Sorenson, TED, MKS Alternative Investments, Synergy Energy… Read More »

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Apple Acquires artificial intelligence startup Emotient

Apple Inc. acquired the artificial intelligence startup Emotient that uses facial recognition to analyze people’s moods as they watch videos and other media. The move is seen by experts as an effort to improve Apple’s foothold on artificial intelligence. The technology giant confirmed the acquisition on Thursday without giving terms or describing its plans for… Read More »

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Your Startup team – Working with B Players

Your team is the most important aspect of your startup. A team can either help push forward your agenda, or completely ground it. Richard Branson said it best: “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” Having a team that can… Read More »

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Apple Acquires Motion Capture Startup Behind Star Wars

Apple has indeed acquired a Swiss startup Facelift that specializes in translating human faces onto digital avatars. Faceshift uses motion capture technology that can take real faces and translate them into life-like digital models. The technology has been used in a variety of movies, as well as videos games. An Apple spokesperson confirmed the acquisition… Read More »

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Pundits.io to Help Startups Get Quotable Expert Reviews

Pundits.io, the new platform in the market will help companies to convert their visitors to users by having their products reviewed by relevant independent experts. Positive reviews can be quoted and used as testimonials on the product’s landing pages; critical feedback can be used to improve the product. With so many websites and apps, people… Read More »

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AltSchool Raises $100 Million in Funding from Zuckerberg, tech investors

AltSchool, a 2-year-old software-fueled elementary school initiative started by ex-Googler and Aardvark founder Max Ventilla, announced Monday a $100 million Series B round led by a mix of established venture capital firms and powerful social-good investors. To date, AltSchool’s has raised $133 million. Besides substantial investments in the round by Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla… Read More »

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Lyft raises $530M in Series E Funding Round

Lyft, the privately held, San Francisco–based startup that connects passagers who need rides with drivers using their own personal vehicles has raised $530 $530 million in its’ latest funding round. This brings to $850 million the amount of money the startup has raised to date. Founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer, the… Read More »

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Pebble back to kickstarter with new smartwatch

Pebble announced a new version of its smartwatch on Tuesday, as the start-up braces for more competition with the arrival of the Apple Watch this year. Pebble Time marks a first for the smartwatch, which first launched on Kickstarter in 2012: a colour screen. However, it’s not the LCD or OLED displays of its rivals,… Read More »

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