South Africa’s Yoco raises $16 million to boost digital services to small businesses

More posts by this contributor African tech leaders Fope Adelowo, Ken Njoroge, Tayo Oviosu to speak at Disrupt SF Offering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million South African...

The Andromeda botnet still lingers as nations struggle to clean infected PCs

A recent threat landscape report published by Fortinet suggests that although the FBI and European law enforcement ended the Andromeda botnet’s reign in late 2017, there are still systems infected...

LemonBox brings US vitamins and health products to consumers in China

China is rising in many ways — the economy, consumer spending and technology — but still many of its population looks overseas, and particularly to the West, for cues on...

MallforAfrica goes global, Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC, France explains its $76M fund

More posts by this contributor Harley-Davidson to expand EV lineup, may include scooters, bicycles Sokowatch closes $2 million seed round to modernize Africa’s B2B retail B2B e-commerce company Sokowatch closed a $2 million seed investment...

Sokowatch closes $2 million seed round to modernize Africa’s B2B retail

More posts by this contributor Update: EV startups Alta, Energica, and Zero could reboot the motorcycle industry MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site Kenya based Sokowatch aims to shake up the supply...

MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site

More posts by this contributor Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.2 million Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund MallforAfrica and DHL are giving African merchants a global stage. This...

“Everyone is talking to everyone” — rideshare investor bypasses Uber-Careem rumor

Ride-hailing giant Uber is in talks over a possible merger with Middle East rival Careem, according to Bloomberg — citing three people familiar with the matter. The report suggests various deal structures...

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.2 million

More posts by this contributor Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fintech this winter season When Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 interviewed for Y-Combinator’s 2018 cohort a...

Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund

More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fintech this winter season Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng raises $1.1M, announces group investment product Weeks after French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a $76M African...

Navigating the risks of artificial intelligence and machine learning in low-income countries

Aubra Anthony Contributor On a recent work trip, I found myself in a swanky-but-still-hip office of a private tech firm. I was drinking a freshly frothed cappuccino, eyeing a mini-fridge stocked with...

APLICATIONS

How much RAM does a smartphone actually need? We asked the...

The RAM inside our smartphones has rocketed to 6GB or 8GB in some of the latest flagships. Do we actually need that much...