Republic, a retail investment platform affiliated with AngelList, announces it has closed a $12M round to finance the tokenization of the Republic platform and the development of its own security token. The round was led by Binance Labs and NGC ECO Fund, with participation from East Chain Co, Oyster Ventures, FBG Capital, Hazoor Capital, ZK Capital, ZhenFund, and others. Republic… Read More »
Ten tech startups are set to graduate from Comcast NBCUniversal’s LIFT Labs Accelerator Program powered by Techstars. ...
Dragonfly Capital Partners, a new crypto-focused venture capital firm, has announced the launch of its first $100 millio...
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Nigerian-based early-stage investment platform Microtraction has invested in Nigerian fintech startup Accounteer. This i...
According to a report prepared by WeeTrack team, African Startups have raised USD 168.6 million in the first half of 2018. When you compare this to the $167.7 million raised the whole of last year, its clear to see African startups for greatness There were a total of 118 deals with 28 startups raising $1… Read More »
As the Internet users are growing each day, it has emerged as a lucrative medium for companies to advertise their products or services. These days, it is very common to find advertisements on the website, search engine or any social media that you must be using. Even mobile applications have emerged as a means of… Read More »
On Tuesday, HOMAGE, a company providing smart technology home-based care services announced it had raised US$4.15 million in series A. The Series A round was co-led by investors Golden Gate Ventures and HealthXCapital, South and Southeast Asia’s first healthtech venture capital fund. Existing investors SeedPlus, Juha Pananaan, Lim Dershing and Huang Shao-ning participated inthe round…. Read More »
Barely a month after it announced a host of new features, it looks like Instagram is testing yet another feature for Stories. according to Android Police Instagram appears to be testing a new feature that allows users to ask specific questions. Viewers then can then tap into the text box and respond with whatever they like…. Read More »
Facebook has admitted providing dozens of hardware and software makers, as well as application developers with special access to user data after publicly saying it restricted such access in 2015. According to 747 pages of documents delivered to Congress late Friday, the social networking giant continued sharing information with 61 hardware and software makers after it said it… Read More »
On Friday, blockchain startup CoinText.io that’s developing away to conduct offline bitcoin cash transactions, closed a $600,000 seed funding round. The funding round was led by Texas-based Yeoman’s Capital, which has previously invested in Fantom, OpenGarden and tZero. CoinText enables users to send Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to phone numbers or BCH addresses without Internet by providing… Read More »
Kobo360, a Nigerian-based logistics startup that helps both individuals and SMEs deliver goods to both local and international locations, has been accepted into YC’s Summer ’18 batch —and is scheduled to present at an August Demo Day in front of YC Investors In addition, the startup has Received $120K for 7 percent equity. Kobo360 was founded by former Director of… Read More »
India’s startup Cashify has raised $12 million in a Series C round of funding bringing the total funds raised to date at to $19 million. The round was led by CDH Investments and MorningSide Group, with participation from Chinese company AiHuiShou, and existging investors Bessemer Ventures and Shunwei Capital. Cashify will use the funds to grow the… Read More »
Transparency is Facebook’s new favorite word after its recent privacy blunders. On Thursday, the social media giant announced that it will allow users to see all the active ads a Facebook page is running across Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and its partner network making online ads more “transparent” to its users. The change lets people see all of… Read More »