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Umba, a digital bank for emerging markets, raises $2M Seed funding to expand across Africa

December 18, 2020 0

Umba, a digital bank for emerging markets and aiming first at Africa, has secured a $2 million seed funding round from new investors including Lachy

Ada Ventures closes first fund at $50M, investing in diverse founders tacking society’s problems

December 9, 2020 0

A year ago this week Ada Ventures — a U.K./Europe-focused VC with an “impact twist” aiming to invest in diverse founders tackling societal problems —

Bristol entrepreneur who exited for $800M doubles-down on the city with deep-tech incubator and VC fund

December 8, 2020 0

Harry Destecroix co-founded Ziylo while studying for his PhD at the University of Bristol. Ziylo, a university spin-out company, developed a synthetic molecule allowing glucose

Union Labs believes uniting VC and corporate expertise can help startups solve ‘hard tech’ problems

December 1, 2020 0

Chris Kim and Nate Williams formed Union Labs with the conviction that investors and companies aren’t collaborating closely enough to ensure the success of the

Fintech VC keeps getting later, larger and more expensive

November 14, 2020 0

The venture capital market appears to be getting later, larger and more expensive. As a result, fintech — one of its hottest and most-funded sectors

T-minus 24 hours left to save on tickets to TC Sessions: Space 2020

November 13, 2020 0

We’ve initiated the final countdown, and we’re just hours away from the deadline for early-bird savings to TC Sessions: Space 2020 (December 16-17). It’s your last

Startup fundraising is the most tangible gender gap. How can we overcome it?

November 9, 2020 0

Ximena Aleman Contributor Ximena Aleman is co-founder and chief business development officer at Prometeo, an open banking platform that serves Latin America. More posts by

Funded by Connect Ventures, Purple Dot plans to take on Klarna-style purchase debt

November 6, 2020 0

In recent times startups have appeared offering credit at an e-commerce basket checkout so that a customer can buy a product without needing to pay

Will new SEC equity crowdfunding rules encourage more founders to pass the hat?

November 4, 2020 0

The flow of venture capital in 2020 has been surprisingly strong given the year’s general uncertainty, but while investors have showered plenty of dough on

WeWork employees used an alarmingly insecure printer password

November 1, 2020 0

A shared user account used by WeWork employees to access printer settings and print jobs had an incredibly simple password — so simple that a

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