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The startup ecosystem in Africa has until now been dominated by Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Egypt (‘the Big 4’), countries that continue to receive the bulk of venture capital and other forms
Founders Fund has garnered a lot of money from investors; it has also returned quite a bit of capital. A lot of the action on both fronts has happened very recently. Yesterday, the 17-year-old outfit
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Early-stage startups still have access to ample capital, giving them a VC bubble that somewhat protects them from rapid changes in the greater economy. But that bubble is changing shape.
You are more likely to close a sale if you have actionable insights into your prospective customer’s needs. But for enterprise software startups, this presents a special problem.
Gecko Robotics’ mission statement is “To protect today’s critical infrastructure, and give form to tomorrow’s.” It’s certainly the sort of thing that rings true in the startup’s home
When Winnie was first founded in 2016 by Sara Mauskopf and Anne Halsall, it was focused on childcare solutions built for parents. “The other SaaS solutions in the childcare space have gone after the
A half-dozen enterprise stocks reported earnings, but with the world in turmoil this week, the stock market gave them kind of a rough reception.
Samsung has addressed plaints that the tech giant is throttling the performance of thousands of apps on some of its Android phones. In a statement sent to TechCrunch, a spokesperson for the pany
Language technology powered by AI can perpetuate bias if we are not careful. We need to be sure that language AI is trained to be ethical as well.
A week after introducing partial restrictions on Facebook, the Russian government announced Friday that it would begin blocking the social network in the country outright. Russia’s internet regu
Apple Maps now shows Crimea as part of Ukraine when viewed outside of Russia, in what appears to be a new and quiet update. Mashable first reported the change, which es amid Russia’s ongoing
In further responses from the tech industry to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last week and the country’s continued aggression against its neighbor, Google and Microsoft have both now said t
Once upon a time, I had a truck. I loved that truck! I didn’t actually use the truck as a truck all that often, so eventually I sold it and bought something more in tune with my daily needs. Som
While all the trends appear to be moving in the right direction, can Box keep it going, and what are its projections for FY2023? Let's take a deeper look at the numbers.
The D’Amelio family, including TikTok stars and digital creators Charli D’Amelio and sister Dixie, are formalizing their investments in startups with the launch of a new VC fund, 444 Capit
A shrewd entrepreneur joins the 100+ accelerator program sponsored by brewing giant AB Inbev and home consumables emporium Unilever, and spots a pattern. The breweries have tons of spent grain, and th