Tag "Startup company"

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt

September 8, 2020 0

The CEO of Pan-African fintech unicorn, Mitchell Elegbe, is set to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 on September 16. He founded the company in Lagos

Calling Warsaw VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

August 27, 2020 0

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe. Our survey of VCs in Warsaw will capture how

After early-COVID layoffs, Hipcamp is buying competition, hiring

August 27, 2020 0

When shelter-in-place was first announced in the United States, most companies in the travel space saw bookings drop. Some shuttered. Hipcamp, a San Francisco-based startup

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8M Series A

June 17, 2020 0

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has closed a $13.8 million Series A funding round led by Deciens Capital and plans to hire 30 new staff

HBCUvc founder Hadiyah Mujhid on one way investors can advance racial equity

June 11, 2020 0

In response to VCs’ sudden rush to invest in more Black founders, Black venture capitalists and entrepreneurs have penned a bunch of advice on the best

Tech for good during COVID-19: Sky-high gifts, extra help, and chips

May 3, 2020 0

When Roger Lee, the co-founder of Human Interest, heard that San Francisco imposed shelter-in-place orders, he started blogging about layoff news and posting crowdsourced lists

Indie.vc founder Bryce Roberts: Profitability is ‘more achievable than a Series A round’

April 27, 2020 0

Despite all evidence to the contrary, there’s more to building a startup than raising venture capital. Founders are finding success without overly relying on VC

Unicorn layoffs keep piling up as the economy gets worse

April 15, 2020 0

Earlier today a grip of new data presented a sharply negative picture of the American economy. And this afternoon, news broke that a trio of

New guidance on SBA loans means most startups are still excluded from $349 billion stimulus

April 4, 2020 0

Under new guidance issued by the Small Business Administration it seems non-profits and faith-based groups can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program loans designed to

Rocket startup Skyrora shifts production to hand sanitizer and face masks for coronavirus response

March 28, 2020 0

One of the newer companies attempting to join the rarified group of private space launch startups actually flying payloads to orbit has redirected its entire

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