2 12, 2019

Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-02T06:00:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|africa, Airbnb, alex wilhelm, China, crystal stream capital, economy, Facebook, finance, financial technology, First Round Capital, goldman, GSR Ventures, Hillhouse Capital, IDG Capital, Lori Systems, money, netease, Nigeria, Omni, online marketplace, Opay, PalmPay, reporter, saber, sequoia china, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Thanksgiving, Transsion, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, VC, venture capital, Verizon Media, Virtual Reality, Weekend Fund, west africa|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

31 10, 2019

Bosun Tijani talks strategy as CEO of Africa’s new largest tech hub – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-31T17:35:53+00:00 October 31st, 2019|africa, Asia, Bosun Tijani, business, cchub, Co-Creation Hub, Europe, Facebook, Google, iHub, kenya, Lagos, Nairobi, Nigeria, San Francisco, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, web developers|

With CcHub‘s acquisition of iHub in September, Nigerian Bosun Tijani is at the helm of (arguably) the largest tech network in Africa. He [...]

6 07, 2019

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-06T15:54:44+00:00 July 6th, 2019|africa, Asia, eastern europe, economy, Europe, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Google, india, Israel, Japan, latin america, MDI Ventures, money, Naspers, Payments, payu, red dot payment, series B, skype, Southeast Asia, Toivo Annus, Uncategorized|

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

20 06, 2019

Canada’s True North conference is not your typical tech event – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-20T03:39:22+00:00 June 20th, 2019|africa, Artificial Intelligence, BlackBerry, Buzzfeed, Communitech, encryption, Events, Google, healthcare, kara swisher, Mark Zuckerberg, north america, Privacy, re/code, smartphone, Startups, sustainable energy, TC, Thomas Friedman, true north, Uncategorized, University of Waterloo, waterloo, writers|

From the venue and the flashy event website, Waterloo, Ontario’s True North conference (in its second year) doesn’t seem all that distinct from [...]