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Zipline’s new $190 million funding means it’s the newest billion dollar...

With a valuation of over $1 billion and $190 million in new financing, Zipline has become the latest contender to be the leader in...

Partnering with Visa, emerging market lender Branch International raises $170 million

The San Francisco-based startup Branch International, which makes small personal loans in emerging markets, has raised $170 million and announced a partnership with Visa to...

Investors are pouring money into Latin America’s logistics and shipping businesses

New technology companies are poised to transform the shipping and freight industry across Latin America. Startups like Liftit, a Colombian provider of trucking services, and...

LetsTransport raises $13.5M to digitize and improve last mile logistics in...

India’s B2B supply chain is slowly shifting into the digital era. Following a $23 million investment for Moglix, which helps bring business and manufacturing...

Byju’s targets global expansion for its digital education service after raising...

India-based educational startup Byju’s was widely reported to have raised a massive $400 million round and now the company is making things official. The...

Netflix rival Iflix launches $5M search for up-and-coming filmmakers in Asia

Netflix is increasing its efforts in Asia after it commissioned more local content and began testing more aggressive price points, but one local rival is hitting...

November in Africa: Spotify expands and drones protect wildlife

  Too often in these monthly wraps we look at the negative side of tech in Africa, usually what governments are doing to milk the...

Nigeria caught in WhatsApp fake news whirlwind ahead of elections

After numerous infamous cases of people in India and Brazil falling prey to fake news spread on WhatsApp, the problem is now spreading to...

‘The problem is Facebook,’ lawmakers from nine countries tell Zuckerberg’s accountability...

A grand committee of international parliamentarians empty-chaired Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing earlier today, after the Facebook founder snubbed repeat invitations to face questions about...

Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise...

Shaun Moore and Nezare Chafni didn’t initially intend to develop a new standalone facial recognition technology, when they first got started developing the technology...