October 14, 2019

Boston gets a new biotech accelerator with the launch of Petri – Tempemail

As biotechnology becomes more central to new innovations in healthcare, material science, and manufacturing, one of the nation’s research hubs is getting a new accelerator …

Tyson Ventures has invested in New Wave Foods, a startup making a plant-based shrimp substitute – Tempemail

Tyson Foods is getting into the seafood business. Through the company’s venture capital arm, Tyson is investing in New Wave Foods, a San Francisco-based startup …

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 …

Rwanda to phase out gas motorcycle-taxis for e-motos – Tempemail

The government of Rwanda will soon issue national policy-guidelines to eliminate gas motorcycles in its taxi sector in favor of e-motos. The country’s president Paul …