Tag "Finance"

Instamojo acquires Times Internet’s GetMeAShop to serve more small businesses in India

February 5, 2020 0

Instamojo, a Bangalore-based startup that helps merchants and small businesses accept digital payments, establish presence and sell on the web, has acquired Times Internet-owned Gurgaon-based

TLcom Capital closes $71M Africa fund with plans to back 12 startups

February 5, 2020 0

VC firm TLcom Capital has closed its Tide Africa Fund at $71 million with plans to make up to 12 startup investments over the next

Nigeria is becoming Africa’s unofficial tech capital

February 3, 2020 0

Africa has one of the world’s fastest growing tech markets and Nigeria is becoming its unofficial capital. While the West African nation is commonly associated

Tesla temporarily closes Shanghai factory over coronavirus concerns

January 30, 2020 0

Tesla has shut down its Shanghai factory as part of a broader order by the Chinese government to stem the spread of the coronavirus in

All eyes are on the next liquidity event when it comes to space startups

January 30, 2020 0

At the FAA’s 23rd Annual Commercial Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday, a panel dedicated to the topic of trends in VC

Kleiner Perkins has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year

January 30, 2020 0

Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is

US regulators need to catch up with Europe on fintech innovation 

January 24, 2020 0

Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner at multi-stage VC fund EQT Ventures and the fund’s B2B sales, marketing and SaaS expert. Ali also

Challenger business bank Qonto raises $115 million round led by Tencent and DST Global

January 21, 2020 0

French startup Qonto has raised a $115 million Series C funding round led by Tencent and DST Global. Today’s news comes a few days after

Catalyst Fund gets $15M from JP Morgan, UK Aid to back 30 EM fintech startups

January 20, 2020 0

The Catalyst Fund has gained $15 million in new support from JP Morgan and UK Aid and will back 30 fintech startups in Africa, Asia,

Visa is acquiring Plaid for $5.3 billion, 2x its final private valuation

January 14, 2020 0

Visa announced today that it is buying financial services API startup Plaid for $5.3 billion.  Plaid develops financial services APIs. It is akin to what