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Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services,...

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established...

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of...

PayU, the Naspers owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal...

From seed to Series A: Scaling a startup in Latin America...

Nathan Lustig Contributor Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners, a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. More posts by this contributor ...

India’s Ola switches gears on its food delivery business Foodpanda

India’s Ola, which has expanded to select international markets and set ambitious goals for its electric vehicles business, is struggling with selling food. So...

Go-Jek buys fintech startup Coins.ph for $72M ahead of Philippines expansion

Ride-hailing startup Go-Jek’s expansion into the Philippines ran into problems earlier this month over its ownership structure, but that isn’t deterring the Indonesian company...

Byju’s raises $540 Mn led by Naspers at $3.6 Bn estimated...

Within a week of various speculations over funding and valuation, edtech Unicorn Byju’s has lifted the curtain on its latest fundraising. The Bengaluru-based firm has...

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...

Swiggy faces another protest: Chennai’s delivery executives strike over salary structure

Foodtech platform Swiggy has been facing protest from delivery personnel in Chennai, one of its hot market in India. As usual, the unhappiness is...

Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense

Nigerian consumer data analytics firm Terragon Group has acquired Asian mobile marketing company Bizense in a cash and stock deal. Based in Singapore, with operations in India and Indonesia, Bizense...

Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech...

Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but...