October 24, 2019

SpaceX ‘getting ready’ to fly orbital Starship design with new FCC filing – Tempemail

SpaceX is taking the steps necessary to begin test flying the orbital-class version of its Starship spacecraft, with new documents filed by the company (via …

Adarga closes £5M Series A funding for its Palantir-like AI platform – Tempemail

[Temp Email] AI startup Adarga has closed a £5 million Series A fundraising by Allectus Capital. But this news rather cloaks the fact that it’s …

DHL expands Africa eShop online retail app to 34 countries – Tempemail

[Temp Email] DHL  has expanded its DHL Africa eShop business to 13 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s e-commerce platform to …

SF based African fintech startup Chipper Cash expands to Nigeria – Tempemail

The African no-fee, cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has expanded to Nigeria. The San Francisco based startup, with offices in Ghana and Kenya, will offer its …

Goldman backs Kobo360, Rwanda commits to EVs, Interswitch IPO update – Tempemail

Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from Nigerian commercial banks. The …

Peloton’s 29 secret weapons – Tempemail

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