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Jan
28
2022

Investors are increasingly shifting their attention away from private shares to public stocks

Investors are increasingly shifting their attention away from private shares to public stocks The entry of a large number of public market investors into the world of venture-backed startups began more than a decade ago, and the consequences were obvious. Consider the following: faster funding rounds across the board, increased valuations, and venture capital firms raising increasingly larger funds rather than ceding territory to newer competitors as a result of this trend. Naturally, a sell-o.

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Jan
28
2022

Zapp snaps up $200 million to expand its instant grocery play

Zapp snaps up $200 million to expand its instant grocery play A significant round of funding has been raised by Zapp, an on-demand grocery delivery startup that will launch in London in 2020 and will compete with Getir, GoPuff, Jiffy, and other delivery services. Zapp was founded in 2020 by former Google employees. It has raised $200 million in a Series B round of funding, which Zapp intends to use to expand both in its home market and into what co-founder and COO Joe Falter refers to as "mega .

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Jan
28
2022

TLcom Capital, VC firm, plans $150 million in a capital raise to invest in early- and late-stage African startups

TLcom Capital, VC firm, plans $150 million in a capital raise to invest in early- and late-stage African startups TLcom Capital, a venture capital firm with a focus on Africa, is seeking $150 million in funding for its second round of investment funding, which will be directed toward early- and late-stage technology businesses. As reported by Techcrunch, the company, which is most well-known for its investments in African unicorns Andela and Twiga, has completed its first round of financing, w.

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Jan
28
2022

Tanzania NALA has raises $10 million in seed funding to support its expansion and talent acquisition

Tanzania's NALA has raises $10 million in seed funding to support its expansion and talent acquisition Tanzanian startup NALA, which specializes in cross-border payment processing, has raised $10 million in a seed funding round. NALA was founded in 2012. Amplo, Accel $ Bessemer Partners, and DFS Lab were the primary investors in the round. In addition, angel investors such as Peeyush Ranjan, the head of Google Payments, and Jonas Templestein, the co-founder and CTO of Monzo, took part in the ro.

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Jan
28
2022

How smart contracts can reduce fraud and aid in the improvement of Africa poor service culture

How smart contracts can reduce fraud and aid in the improvement of Africa's poor service culture It's understandable that if you're new to the world of blockchain technology and crypto asset management, the term "smart contracts" might seem a little intimidating at first. However, if "smart contracts" are the foundation upon which Defi will operate, or will invariably operate, it is necessary for everyone to be aware of what they are and why they are important. Examining the history of smart c.

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Jan
28
2022

Polygon will host a $250,000 Road to Web3 global hackathon in collaboration with EthGlobal

Polygon will host a $250,000 Road to Web3 global hackathon in collaboration with EthGlobal Polygon, a blockchain infrastructure development company, is finally getting ready to host its first-ever blockchain hackathon on October 20th. With the hackathon, dubbed Road to Web3, developers will be able to get help with their first Blockchain application, which will be a great learning experience for them. Additionally, the event, which is being co-hosted by EthGlobal, will assist developers in ele.

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Jan
28
2022

Facebook reportedly ditches Diem stablecoin through an asset sales transaction

Facebook reportedly Diem stablecoin through an asset sales transaction A consortium of companies working on a blockchain-based payment system, the Diem Association, has agreed to sell its technology assets to Silvergate Capital for $200 million, reports the Wall Street Journal. In addition to Meta, which was formerly known as Facebook, the association has a number of other founding members. Diem was the most audacious cryptocurrency bet ever made by Facebook. According to a report published ea.

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Jan
28
2022

TikTok is confronting Holocaust misinformation, but antisemitism continues to thrive

TikTok is confronting Holocaust misinformation, but antisemitism continues to thrive In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, TikTok launched a portal on its Discover page this morning on its Discover page. In addition to informing users about the historical tragedy, it also serves to raise awareness about the ongoing threat of antisemitism. A similar portal was also hosted on the platform the previous year. A clickable banner commemorating International Holocaust Remembran.

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Jan
28
2022

Apple latest operating system betas deliver Face ID with a mask and Universal Control

Apple's latest operating system betas deliver Face ID with a mask and Universal Control  Apple has just released a slew of new operating system betas, including two much-anticipated new capabilities. It is now possible to unlock your phone with Face ID while wearing a mask (or, more precisely, upper-Face ID if we're being pedantic), while iPadOS and MacOS 12.3 beta 15.4 bring the long-awaited feature, Universal Control, to their respective platforms. Due to the nature of the pandemic, the.

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Jan
28
2022

Apple sets a new revenue record as iPhone sales defy supply chain constraints

Apple sets a new revenue record as iPhone sales defy supply chain constraints After abandoning guidance at the start of the pandemic, Apple had a lot to be happy about as it reported its single-largest quarterly revenue in history. With pandemic uncertainty and supply chain constraints, the hardware behemoth outperformed analysts' expectations, posting an 11 percent increase in sales in the fourth quarter of 2011. When it came to hardware, things were looking up — with the exception of i.

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