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Latin America’s digital transformation is making up for lost time

October 1, 2020 0

Julio Vasconcellos Contributor Julio Vasconcellos is the managing partner of Atlantico, a venture capital fund focused on Latin America. He was previously the founder of

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

Regulatory roadblocks are holding back Colombia’s tech and transportation industries

July 8, 2020 0

Daniel Rodriguez Contributor Daniel Rodriguez is CEO and co-founder of Picap, which has raised more than $7 million of venture capital for its mobility platform,

Regulatory roadblocks are holding back Colombia’s tech and transportation industries

July 8, 2020 0

Daniel Rodriguez Contributor Daniel Rodriguez is CEO and co-founder of Picap, which has raised more than $7 million of venture capital for its mobility platform,

Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises $20M round backed by Toyota

January 29, 2020 0

Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million dollar round with global backing. Kenyan company Sendy — with an on-demand platform that connects clients to

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,

Cervest raises £3.7M for Earth Science AI platform to predict climate effects

November 1, 2019 0

Climate risk, including extreme events and the related pressures our environment, are fundamentally affecting the way businesses and governments operate — both tactically and strategically.

Waresix hauls in $14.5M to advance its push to digitize logistics in Indonesia

July 5, 2019 0

Waresix, one of a handful of startups aiming to modernize logistics in Indonesia — the world’s fourth most populous country — has pulled in $14.5

Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

June 1, 2019 0

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the

Jungle Ventures hits $175M first close on its third fund for Southeast Asia

April 30, 2019 0

Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem is set to get a massive injection of funds after Jungle Ventures reached a first close of $175 million for its

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