Africa Roundup: DHL invests in MallforAfrica, Zipline launches in US, Novastar raises $200M

Events in May offered support to the thesis that Africa can incubate tech with global application. Two startups that developed their business models on

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Bipartisan Senate bill aims to invest $100 billion in technology R&D

A group of bipartisan, bicameral politicians have drafted a bill that would “dramatically” increase investment in tech research and development. The Endless Frontiers Act

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With an ex-Uber exec as its new CEO, digital mental health service Mindstrong raises $100 million

Daniel Graf has had a long career in the tech industry. From founding his own startup in the mid-2000s to working at Google, then

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Alternative assets are becoming mainstream

Anthony Zhang Contributor Anthony is co-founder and CEO of Vinovest, a platform for investing in fine wine. He has previously founded and sold two

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Novastar Ventures becomes $200M African VC fund after $108M raise

African startups have another $100 million in VC to pitch for after Novastar Ventures’ latest raise. The Nairobi and Lagos based investment group announced

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Lime now owns Uber’s Jump bike and scooter service

With most people social distancing and working from home, ride sharing services have seen dramatically less usage. The Information reported last month that Uber’s

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Autotech Ventures raises more than $150 million with an eye on ground transportation startups

Autotech Ventures popped on the scene three years ago with a $120 million debut fund and a plan to invest in early-stage ground transportation

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Introducing the term-sheet grader

Jamie Goldstein Contributor Jamie is the founding partner of Pillar VC, a Boston-based seed-stage venture capital firm. He has spent the last 22 years

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