South African Digital Bank Tymebank Lands $109M From Uk And Phillippines Investors

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SpaceTech startup ConstellR, that can monitor land surface temperatures, raises €1M pre-seed round: Mike Butcher


ConstellR, a SpaceTech startup with a technology that can monitors land surface temperatures from space, has raised a €1m pre-seed round led by FTTF, with the participation of strategic investor OHB Venture Capital, Baden-Württemberg’s state bank L-Bank and a…

Better Origin, which turns flies into food for chickens, raises $3M from Fly Ventures: Mike Butcher


Better Origin is a startup that converts waste food into essential nutrients using insects fed to chickens inside a standard shipping container. It’s now raised a Seed Series $3 million funding round led by Fly Ventures and solar entrepreneur Nick Boyle, whil…

Future Acres launches with the arrival of crop-transporting robot, Carry: Brian Heater


When people ask me which robotics categories are poised for the biggest growth, I often point to agriculture. The technology already has a strong foothold in places like warehouse and logistics, but it’s impossible to look at the American – and global – farmi…

South African digital bank TymeBank lands $109M from UK and Phillippines investors: Tage Kene-Okafor


The onset of the pandemic has led to increased demand across customer income groups around the world for digital banking options. We’ve seen how digital banks like Zolve and Nubank have raised money in recent months to fill this need. This time, a startup fro…

ErudiFi raises $5 million Series A to give students in Southeast Asia more education financing options: Catherine Shu


Based in Singapore, ErudiFi wants to help more students in Southeast Asia stay in school by giving them affordable financing options. The startup announced today it has raised a $5 million Series A, co-led by Monk’s Hill Ventures and Qualgro. ErudiFi currentl…

2150 launches with $281M fund to reduce the carbon footprint of the world's growing cities: Mike Butcher


A new VC fund, “2150“, is launching with the first close of a €200m ($281m) fund which will back technologies aimed largely at reducing the carbon footprint of cities. For example, startups that inject carbon into concrete, or monitor the energy of buildings.…

Rows, formerly dashdash, raises $16M to build and populate web apps using only spreadsheet skills: Ingrid Lunden


Spreadsheet software — led by products like Microsoft’s Excel, Google’s Sheets and Apple’s Numbers — continues to be one of the most-used categories of business apps, with Excel alone clocking up more than a billion users just on its Android version. Now, a s…

Katana raises $11M Series A to be the SaaS powering 'manufacturing entrepreneurs': Steve O'Hear


Katana, an Estonian startup that has built manufacturing-specific enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for SMBs, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is European venture capital firm Atomico, with participation from angel inves…

Facebook to restore news sharing in Australia after government amends proposed law: Catherine Shu


Facebook said it will begin restoring news sharing to Australian users’ feeds in “the coming days” after reaching an agreement with the country’s government. The social media giant made the drastic move of restricting news content in Australia last Wednesday …

Lucid Motors strikes SPAC deal to go public with $24 billion valuation: Kirsten Korosec


Lucid Motors reached an agreement to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital IV Corp, in the largest deal yet between a blank-check company and electric vehicle startup. The combined compan…


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