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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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The Coolest Black Entrepreneurs You’ve Never Heard Of

Fueled is the world’s premier development and strategy firm specializing in creating Android and iPhone apps. Thanks to the internet there have never been more opportunities for young people to start a business. More and more of them are achieving levels of success that only few even dare dream of. Many start with nothing more… Read More »

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Google acquires Israeli startup SlickLogin, maker of sound-based password systems

Google has acquired SlickLogin, an Israeli startup that develops sound-based password alternatives, in what is being called an “acqui-hiring” deal, which means SlickLogin’s staff and knowledge will be integrated into Google. SlickLogin confirmed the deal on its website Sunday. “Today we’re announcing that the SlickLogin team is joining Google,” Xinhua quoted the three founders of… Read More »

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Google Acquires Nest for $3.2 Billion

Google has announced an agreement to purchase Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest, best known for smart thermostats and smoke alarms is a successful home hardware tech startup founded by Tony Fadell, one of the fathers of the Apple iPod. Larry Page, CEO of Google, said: “Nest’s founders, Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers,… Read More »

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Facebook acquires conversation platform Branch Media

On Monday, Facebook acquired the team behind NYC-based social startup Branch Media. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, but The Verge pegged the price at “around $15 million.” The 10-person team won’t have to relocate as it will be forming a new Conversations group in charge of building Branch “at Facebook scale.” “After… Read More »

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Yahoo set to Acquire Sports Mobile Developer Hitpost

According to reports by TechCrunch, Yahoo is set to acquire Hitpost, the maker of sports mobile apps, in an effort to grow its presence in the sports app space on iOS and Android. San Francisco based Hitpost, known for its Fantasy Football Polls and Sports Bet apps, was co-founded by Aaron Krane in 2009 who… Read More »

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StumbleUpon Buys Video Recommendation Startup 5by

Silicon Valley-based Stumble Upon has acquired Montreal-based video curation startup 5by for an undisclosed sum today. This is StumbleUpon’s first acquisition since it was founded in Calgary in 2001. The move comes just eleven months after CEO Greg Isenberg launched the platform. 5by, a shortened version of the old radio term “five-by-five,” curates videos into different categories,… Read More »

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Millennial Media Acquires Jumptap: How Will It Affect You?

On August 13th, veteran mobile advertising network Millennial Media acquired privately-held, Boston-based Jumptap in what’s been described as a ‘predominantly stock transaction.’ Both companies share a prominent role in the mobile advertising industry, so now that Jumptap have been snatched up by Millennial Media, what does this actually mean for you? Millennial Media has been… Read More »

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