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The first Africa dedicated event at CES

  The Consumer Electronics Show (www.CES.tech) is the world’s biggest tech show focusing on innovation with over 170,000 expected visitors held each year in Las Vegas, USA. Africa Tech Now, the first Africa dedicated event at CES, aims to showcase the African innovation ecosystem, positioning Africa as a major actor in digital transformation. Gainde2000 (www.gainde2000.com)… Read More »

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E-commerce startup citiesocial raises $2.75M led by Alibaba

Citiesocial, a Taipei-based startup that helps emerging brands break into Asia’s e-commerce market, has raised $2.75 million led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund, a non-profit backed by Alibaba Group to support local startups. CDIB Capital and returning investor Cherubic Ventures also participated. The capital will be used to expand citiesocial into China, South Korea and… Read More »

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Online graphic design startup Canva is now worth $1 billion

Canva is Australia’s first unicorn of 2018, after raising $40 million (AUD$50.9 million) to push the design startup’s value over $1 billion. According to CEO and co-founder Melanie Perkins, Canva took on additional capital in this investment funding round. Sequoia Capital has teamed up with long-time Canva investors, Blackbird Ventures and Felicis Ventures, in backing the… Read More »

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new Chinese-backed car startup Byton set to challenge Tesla

On Sunday at CES, new Chinese-backed car startup Byton unveiled its first drivable prototype—an electric crossover with a screen for a dashboard that’s set to launch in late 2019. Byton says the car will be available near the end of 2019 with the 49-inch “shared-experience” display, touchscreen steering wheel, Amazon’s Alexa, and Level 3 autonomy…. Read More »

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Startup Health lands $19.3 million

StartUp Health, a digital health group that supports, connects and finances startups, just landed $19.3 million from Ping An Global Voyager Fund, GuideWell, Masimo Corporation, and a consortium of partners through its Transformer Fund II.  “This [funding] is a really good opportunity to focus on health innovation globally—not just looking at the hubs here in… Read More »

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Apple Acquires Canadian Startup a BuddyBuild

Apple has acquired BuddyBuild a small Canadian company that helps developers build and test mobile apps. Buddybuild offers tools for developers that are designed to let them quickly and easily build apps through GitHub, BitBucket, or GitLab. The entire Buddybuild team will be joining the Xcode engineering group at Apple to “build amazing developer tools… Read More »

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Flux Auto’s self-driving truck is all set to hit Indian roads

Indian-based startup Flux auto is getting ready to launch it’s self-driving trucks. “For us, the more chaotic the roads are, the more data we get and the more trained our algorithm becomes. Indian roads are helping us to make a far sturdier and sophisticated algorithm for our self-driving technology,” says Flux Auto, cofounder, Pranav Manpuria…. Read More »

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MindTickle Raises $27m in Series B Funding

MindTickle, a Sunnyvale, CA-based provider of a platform for businesses to prepare and train their sales teams, raised $27m in Series B funding. The round, which brings total amount raised to $41.3m, was led by Canaan Partners with participation from existing investors Accel Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and Qualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of… Read More »

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Throtle Raises Series B Funding, led by TransUnion

Throtle, a data onboarding company focused on deterministic identity resolution, announced today that it has closed a Series B funding round led by global credit risk and information solutions provider, TransUnion with additional participation from Auren Hoffman, the former founder and CEO of LiveRamp. The new funding will accelerate the growth and breadth of Throtle’s… Read More »

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