BriteCap, a new platform for connecting job seekers and employers, took top honours at the first SAP Start-Up@RISE Africa event in Cape Town. SAP Start-up@RISE Africa is an initiative by SAP Africa and Barclays Africa’s Rise Cape Town; it forms part of the Global SAP StartUp Focus initiative that began in 2012 and kicked off… Read More »
Nailab, one of Kenya’s accelerator programs that supports budding entrepreneurs has opened applications for its fo...
Oklahoma City startup, Datebox, offers a monthly subscription box for couples that are dating. The monthly box comes wit...
H2H Repairs has announced that it has formed a 50-50 joint venture with a company from Ghana called CEGA Repairs to furt...
FinTech firm Cloud.IQ has closed a £4m Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Nauta Capital. Finance W...
On Monday, Jay Z released a press release announcing the new venture capital firm, Arrive. Arrive will focus particularl...
Postmates, a food delivery business announced today that it had raised $141 million in a financing round led by Founders Fund. The San Francisco VC firm, co-founded by billionaire Peter Thiel, was already an investor but agreed to step up its support and add partner Brian Singerman to the board of directors. Postmates sold shares… Read More »
Uber and Jobcase, Inc., parent company of Jobcase.com, which serves a membership community of over 60 million Americans, announced an API integration that enables driver-partners to use their ratings to stand out to prospective employers. “Many drivers say they choose Uber because they want to be their own boss and get work at the touch… Read More »
On Monday, Kuang-Chi Group announced it had launched its second Global Community of Innovation (GCI) fund, which will invest up to $250 million in companies developing technology in industries including robotics, IoT, telecommunications, and digital health. The fund, which has a focus on global startups, follows a previous investment of $50 million in similar fields…. Read More »
Graphcore Ltd, a startup developing new technology to deliver massive acceleration for machine learning and AI applications, has completed a $30m Series-A funding round from a world-class line up of venture capital and strategic investors. The funding was led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH with Samsung Catalyst Fund and other major technology firms, alongside… Read More »
On Friday, Melbourne fintech startup Timelio announced it had raised $5 million in funding from investors including Thorney Investment Group, former ANZ board director John Dahlsen, and other family offices and high net worth individuals. The funding came as the startup announced it had traded over $40 million in invoices and is growing at 30… Read More »
The latest analysis from Woo, a platform connecting passive candidates with companies, analyzed education levels and years of experience of highly qualified candidates and discovered that graduates of lower-tier universities, such as state universities, had a broader and deeper range of technology skills. According to The “Woondex” analysis: • 91.5% of tech pros from… Read More »
Nigerian- based startup MyJobMag has its Kenyan platform and is now working on building up its daily traffic. The startup, which was in 2012 by Ogugua Belonwu to offer recruitment services will compete with the likes of BrighterMonday, Duma Works and Kama Kazi in the Kenyan market. Belonwu said excellent User experience, timely content, and… Read More »
Samsung, the South Korean handset maker, recently launched the seventh iteration of its Flagship handset calls Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. While the wold is still in the awe of its newly launched flagships, the brand has moved on to prepping for the launch of its next big thing called Samsung Galaxy Note 7…. Read More »
Zimbabwean startup Esaja, has raised funding in a round led by Hong Kong-based firm Swastika Company. The funding will be used to adapt the product based on market feedback. Esaja, which launched in May 2013, essentially operates like a dating site for businesses to “check each other out” and discover business leads they might not… Read More »