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Kenyas Wapi Pay raises $2.2M pre-seed for cross-border payments between Africa

According to the World Bank, it is more expensive to send money to sub-Saharan African than to any region in the world. It is

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 5:40 pm

Rapyd raises $300M on $8.75B valuation as fintech-as-a-service continues to

Neobanks, other financial startups, and the basic concept of finance anywhere are seeing huge gains at the moment, and today

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 5:30 pm

Revery gets $2M to improve mental health with mobile gaming techniques

In Macbeth, Shakespeare described sleep as the chief nourisher in lifes feast. But like his titular character, many adults

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 3:30 pm

Krishify secures Rs 19.7 crore in pre-series A led by Omidyar Network India

The platform deploys user profiling and AI algorithms to deliver a high degree of personalization

The Economic Times 3 Aug 2021 3:18 pm

Gapsquare, a pioneer of machine learning into gender pay disparity, is acquired

Inequalities between women and men in the workplace have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic and are likely to

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 1:30 pm

Indias Infra.Market valued at $2.5B in Tiger Global-led $125M funding

Infra.Market, an Indian startup that is helping construction and real estate companies in the worlds second-most populated

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 1:13 pm

Independent retailer platform Creoate raises $5M Seed led by Fuel Ventures

Creoate is a startup, which lets independent retailers buy sustainable products from brands and wholesalers, has raised a $5m

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 12:30 pm

Health and wellness apps maker Palta raises $100M Series B led by VNV Global

Health and wellness apps startup Palta, has raised $100 million in a Series B round led by Per Brillioth at VNV Global, with

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 11:20 am

Govt asked Central Public Sector Enterprises, firms with Rs 500 cr turnover to

Trade Receivable Discounting System (TReDS) is an electronic platform for facilitating the discounting of trade receivables

The Economic Times 3 Aug 2021 9:36 am

Daily Crunch: Zoom will pay $85M to settle lawsuit over Zoombombing, user

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 3:40 am

You cant afford to make poor decisions about incentive stock options

When the time is right, employees should actively look for help from a qualified fiduciary financial adviser who can walk

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 3:15 am

Twitter partners with AP and Reuters to address misinformation on its platform

Twitter announced today its partnering with news organizations The Associated Press (AP) and Reuters to expand its efforts

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 2:25 am

Novakids investors bet $35M that it can teach kids English

If youre trying to develop fluency in a non-native tongue, language immersion is a crucial part of the learning process.

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 1:58 am

Demand Curve: Questions you need to answer in your paid search ads

Around 15% of website traffic comes through paid search ads. But to turn passive searchers into active shoppers, your ads

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 1:20 am

MGA Thermal raises $8M AUD led by Main Sequence for its modular energy storage

MGA Thermal wants to help utility companies transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources with shoebox-sized

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 12:30 am

Amazon will pay you $10 in credit for your palm print biometrics

How much is your palm print worth? If you ask Amazon, its about $10 in promotional credit if you enroll your palm prints in

TechCrunch 3 Aug 2021 12:19 am

Can your startup support a research-based workflow

Most startups and scaleups are used to fast-paced resourcing and R&D cycles designed specifically for product development.

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 11:59 pm

Google is building its own chip for the Pixel 6

Google just dumped a whole bunch of news about its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone. Maybe the company was looking to get out in

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 11:20 pm

Salesforce steps into RPA buying Servicetrace and teaming it with Mulesoft

Over the last couple of years, Robotic Process Automation or RPA has been red hot with tons of investor activity and M&A from

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 11:15 pm

All-electric 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT provide a pop of tech in

Luxury, technology and a whole lot of flash often go hand in hand. In the age of space-faring billionaires, we all expect the

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 11:06 pm

Google gives the world its first official glimpse of the Pixel 6

While the company isnt revealing everything about it just yet, this morning Google gave the world its first official peek at

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 10:55 pm

Pokmon GO influencers threaten a boycott after Niantic removes COVID safety

The creators of Pokmon GO, Niantic developed one of the first mainstream augmented reality games, boasting 166 million users

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 10:34 pm

Lilium in talks with Brazilian airline for $1B order

German electric aircraft startup Lilium is negotiating the terms for a 220-aircraft, $1 billion order with one of Brazils

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 9:44 pm

Cloud infrastructure market kept growing in Q2 reaching $42B

Its often said in baseball that a prospect has a high ceiling, reflecting the tremendous potential of a young player with

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 9:39 pm

Tech leaders can be the secret weapon for supercharging ESG goals

Over the past few years, we have seen an uptick in organizations setting long-term sustainability goals. However, CEOs and

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 9:38 pm

Reese Witherspoons Hello Sunshine sold to new media firm from former Disney

Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoons media company that has produced content for streaming services like Hulu, Apple and HBO,

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 9:07 pm

Why Square is shelling out $29B to snag BNPL player Afterpay

With PayPal, Klarna, Afterpay, Affirm and a host of smaller BNPL providers proving that customers like fee-based installment

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 8:59 pm

Hear Startup Alley companies pitch expert VC judges on the next episode of

We know how much you love a good startup pitch-off. Who doesnt? It combines the thrill of live, high-stakes entertainment

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 8:40 pm

The tale of two edtech IPOs

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 7:30 pm

Zoom reaches $85M settlement in Zoombombing lawsuit

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users privacy

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:43 pm

Newtopia closes first fund of $50M to invest in LatAm startups

Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based in Latin

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:30 pm

Finite State lands $30M Series B to help uncover security flaws in device

Columbus, Ohio-based Finite State, a startup that provides supply chain security for connected devices and critical

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:30 pm

How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the worlds biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:25 pm

Element Ventures pulls in $130M to double-down on the FinTech enterprise trend

With the rise of Open Banking, Psd2 Regulation, InsurTech, and the whole, general Fintech boom, tech investors have realized

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:20 pm

BoxGroup closes on $225M across two funds to back startups at their earliest

BoxGroup has quietly, yet diligently, been funding companies at the early stage for over a decade. The 11-year-old firm in

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:00 pm

Singapore-based Nektar.ai gets $6M to help B2B sales team collaborate more

Organizing information about prospective deals is a challenging task for B2B sales teams, since salespeople usually rely on

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 5:00 pm

Mixlab raises $20M to provide purrfect pharmacy experience for pet parents

Pet pharmacy Mixlab has developed a digital platform enabling veterinarians to prescribe medications and have them delivered

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 5:00 pm

The Station: The script for Elon Musks Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation.Sign up here just click The Station to receive it

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 4:30 pm

Industrial cybersecurity startup Nozomi Networks secures $100M in pre-IPO

Nozomi Networks, an industry cybersecurity startup that aims to shield critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, has raised

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 3:30 pm

Here's how COVID 19 is impacting the cold chain logistics market

As the country grapples with one of its greatest challenges of producing enough vaccines to inoculate every Indian, ensuring

The Economic Times 2 Aug 2021 3:00 pm

Shopmatic onboards one million merchants, clocks $400 mn in GMV

Over the past six years, Shopmatic has invested its energies in understanding the pain points faced by SMEs and entrepreneurs

The Economic Times 2 Aug 2021 1:18 pm

Kuda, the African challenger bank, raises $55M at a $500M valuation

Kuda Bank, the London-based, Nigerian-operating startup that is taking on incumbents in the country with a mobile-first,

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 12:56 pm

Apnaklub raises $3.5 million in funding from Sequoia Capital Indias Surge

Apnaklub connects Indias retailers, such as kirana and general stores in semi-urban and rural areas, to a wide range of

The Economic Times 2 Aug 2021 10:49 am

How can Indian MSMEs grow to compete in the world

SMEs have thrived in the auto sector. India is the largest auto industry in the world and makes 25.3 million vehicles,

The Economic Times 2 Aug 2021 10:25 am

Indian online insurer PolicyBazaar files for IPO, seeks to raise over $800

Indian online insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar has filed for an initial public offering in which it is seeking to raise $809

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 10:15 am

Indian edtech Unacademy valued at $3.44 billion in $440 million fundraise

Unacademy has raised $440 million in a new financing round as the Indian online learning startup looks to expand into

TechCrunch 2 Aug 2021 6:45 am

Unicorns are ready for a haircut

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item:

TechCrunch 31 Jul 2021 11:30 pm

The pandemic effect is slowing

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment

TechCrunch 31 Jul 2021 10:30 pm

5 lessons from Duolingos bellwether edtech IPO of the year

Duolingo landed onto the public markets this week, rallying excitement and attention for the edtech sector and its founder

TechCrunch 31 Jul 2021 10:21 pm

China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunchs China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what

TechCrunch 31 Jul 2021 9:30 pm

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App

Welcome back to This Week inApps,the weekly TechCrunch seriesthat recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications

TechCrunch 31 Jul 2021 8:10 pm

Bring your own environment: The future of work

A few years from now, the organizations that succeed will be the ones that resisted the urge to race everyone back to the

TechCrunch 31 Jul 2021 8:02 pm

CREDAI launches two new web portals CREDAI365.com & CREDAIBuildMart365.com

Chennai | 30thJuly 2021: The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (CREDAI)launched two new web

Startup Success Stories 30 Jul 2021 8:34 pm

Edutainment startup SP Robotic Works raises $3 mn in Series-A round

The company uses its unique pedagogy to engage students in robotics, drone and coding technologies

Business Standard 30 Jul 2021 5:27 pm

Coralogix raises $55 million in Series-C funding led by Greenfield Partners

India | 29thJuly 2021: Israel-based leading provider of machine learning powered log analytics and monitoring solutions,

Startup Success Stories 29 Jul 2021 8:11 pm

TagZ Completes a Pre-series A round of 4 cr. led by Venture Catalysts, Agility

Bengaluru | 29thJuly 2021: TagZ Foods, a premium GenZ snack company, today announced that it has raised an amount of INR 4

Startup Success Stories 29 Jul 2021 8:06 pm

Homebase raises $71M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their

Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and

TechCrunch 29 Jul 2021 3:33 pm

From well-being to tech, Twitter outlines important trends for marketers in

The report describes six broad themes that shape consumer conversations and culture

The Hindu Businessline 29 Jul 2021 10:02 am

Transport service players vs. Covid: How fleet management firms are navigating

As the global pandemic shut down business, these transport service players found a way to keep the motor running and also

The Economic Times 29 Jul 2021 8:55 am

Freshworks, Eka Software Solutions launch Venture Capital Fund Together Fund

28thJuly 2021: Together Fund, a founder-first venture capital fund has been launched today with an initial corpus of $85

Startup Success Stories 28 Jul 2021 8:25 pm

Aahwahan to provide free education and digital literacy to rural children

New Delhi | 28thJuly 2021: Aahwahan Foundation is a Bengaluru-based NGO working pan India that aims to bring equality in

Startup Success Stories 28 Jul 2021 8:20 pm

South African payments startup Yoco raises $83M Series C backed by Dragoneer

Despite South Africa's high card and mobile penetration rates of over 70%, the country's SMEs still struggle to accept cards

TechCrunch 27 Jul 2021 1:30 pm

Indias Future Technology DNA will be Shaped by SaaS say Chiratae, Zinnov

Bangalore | 22ndJuly 2021: Over the last two decades, the Indian SaaS space has undergone a transformational evolution across

Startup Success Stories 22 Jul 2021 2:22 pm

US-China goods trade booms as if virus, tariffs never happened

Exports from South Korea and Taiwan to the US have also risen over the same period, underscoring the strength of U.S. demand

The Economic Times 22 Jul 2021 9:16 am

Okendo raises $5.3M to help DTC brands ween themselves off of Big Tech customer

While direct-to-consumer growth has exploded in the past year, some brands are finding theres still plenty of room to forge

TechCrunch 21 Jul 2021 11:44 pm

Epic Games acquires Sketchfab, a 3D-model sharing platform

New York-based startup Sketchfab has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine. Sketchfab

TechCrunch 21 Jul 2021 7:35 pm

Powered by local stores, JOKR joins the 15-min grocery race with a $170M Series

We are true believers in the fact that the world needs a new Amazon, a better one, a more sustainable one, one that

TechCrunch 20 Jul 2021 7:43 pm

Container rates to US top $10,000 as shipping crunch tightens

The spot rate for a 40-foot container from Shanghai to Los Angeles increased to a record $9,733, up 1% from the previous week

The Economic Times 16 Jul 2021 9:36 am

Ransomware a Big Threat for Financial Sector, should be Mitigated with Cyber

New Delhi | 14thJuly 2021: Terming the year 2021 as the year of ransomware, Lt General (Dr) Rajesh Pant, National

Startup Success Stories 14 Jul 2021 8:40 pm

Adfactors PR signs MOU with India Blockchain Alliance

Mumbai | 14thJuly 2021: In an industry-first initiative,Indias largest public relations consultancy, Adfactors PR, has signed

Startup Success Stories 14 Jul 2021 8:37 pm

Exports rise 63% in July 1st week from year ago, 35% from FY20

At the same time, imports touched $11.5 billion - 29% higher than the corresponding period in FY20 and 95% more than a year

The Economic Times 10 Jul 2021 9:29 am

UIncept, India and MindCET, Israel join hands to support Global EdTech startups

7thJuly 2021: UIncept, one of Indias premier Edtech focussed accelerators has partnered with MindCET, a leading Israeli

Startup Success Stories 7 Jul 2021 2:00 pm

Asian factories are hit by virus, Europe fights supply squeeze

Factories reported that they are being held back by supply constraints and were forced to dip into inventories. Producers

The Economic Times 2 Jul 2021 8:56 am

Mastercard partners with Instamojo to empower millions of MSMEs and gig workers

National | 1stJuly 2021: Mastercard today announced a strategic equity investment in Instamojo, Indias largest full-stack

Startup Success Stories 1 Jul 2021 8:41 pm

Avanos Medical donates COVID Care ICU Kit and USD 50,000 to Direct Relief India

28thJune 2021: As the second wave of COVID-19 struck India with vengeance beyond apprehension, Indian healthcare struggled to

Startup Success Stories 28 Jun 2021 2:25 pm

Ever Given operator says more time needed for ship release

SCA agreed to settle with the owners of the Ever Given, having initially demanding $916 million in compensation to cover

The Economic Times 25 Jun 2021 9:06 am

Register: Webinar on India as export powerhouse

India wants to fuel its annual exports to $1-trillion by 2025, an ambition that faces significant headwinds. Global trade is

The Economic Times 23 Jun 2021 3:26 pm

Khadi sales decline 16% to Rs 3,527.71 cr in 2020-21: MSME Ministry

The overall production in the Khadi sector also declined to Rs 1,904.49 crore in 2020-21, as compared to Rs 2,292.44 crore in

The Economic Times 17 Jun 2021 3:32 pm

How This Company: Rudra Solar Energy Is Helping Farmers Become Atma Nirbhar

7thJune 2021: According to a recent study, 16% of food produced in India gets wasted; the farmers are struggling with a huge

Startup Success Stories 7 Jun 2021 8:24 pm

UP Govt sets the target of vaccinating 10 crore people in the next three months

NEW DELHI | 6thJune 2021: Uttar Pradesh has crossed the milestone of administering 2 crore cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses

Startup Success Stories 7 Jun 2021 1:54 pm

Artha Venture Fund announces final close of 220+ crores debut fund; will invest

Mumbai, India | 5thJune 2021: Artha Venture Fund (AVF), Indias first early-stage micro-VC fund, announced the final close of

Startup Success Stories 5 Jun 2021 2:07 pm

Indias active Internet population likely to touch 900 million by 2025: IAMAI-

New Delhi | 5thJune 2021: According to IAMAI Kantar ICUBE 2020 Report, India is likely to have 900 million active Internet

Startup Success Stories 5 Jun 2021 2:02 pm

Major shipping firms warn of worsening congestion at China's Yantian port

Global container shipping rates have climbed to record highs in recent months due to bottlenecks caused by a surge in demand

The Economic Times 4 Jun 2021 8:57 am

From pens to plastics, how Cello Group started producing everything

Cello produces over 1700 unique products in the plastic houseware segment alone. This paved the way for the Rathod family-

The Economic Times 2 Jun 2021 9:22 am

Indias First City-wide Environmental Surveillance Platform for COVID Launched

Bangalore, Karnataka, India | 27thMay 2021: With the number of cases of COVID-19 surging across the county in the second wave

Startup Success Stories 27 May 2021 8:35 pm

Sonalika Sets up PSA Oxygen Plant at St. Stephens Hospital to Support Indias

New Delhi, Delhi, India | 26thMay 2021: Indias fastest growing tractor brand, Sonalika Tractorshas always been at the

Startup Success Stories 26 May 2021 2:34 pm

Air cargo to climb into mid-2022 amid shipping delays, DHL says

Airfreight rates to North America from Hong Kong have risen as much as 24% this year after more than doubling in 2020, as the

The Economic Times 25 May 2021 8:51 am

A $100 million bet on cross-country restaurant delivery

Goldbelly's workforce has swelled to more than 130 people, including a new chief operating officer and chief financial

The Economic Times 22 May 2021 2:55 pm

GJEPC explores trade opportunities in Morocco

Morocco is India's second-largest trade partner from the northern African region, and the bilateral trade between the two

The Economic Times 22 May 2021 2:33 pm

Taiwans once blistering economy is battered from all sides

If cases remain high, Taiwan may be forced into a full lockdown, which would spread the pain from the retail sector to

The Economic Times 20 May 2021 9:12 am