October 17, 2019

Nigerian online-only bank startup Kuda raises $1.6M – Tempemail

Nigerian fintech startup Kuda — a digital-only retail bank — has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding. The Lagos and London-based company recently launched the …

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 …

Spirable refuels with $7.4M to serve more personalized video ads in the US – Tempemail

London based adtech startup Spirable has closed a £6M Series A. The round was led by Smedvig Capital, with existing backers Frontline Ventures, Downing Ventures …

Accion Venture Lab launches $23M inclusive fintech startup fund – Tempemail

Accion Venture Lab—the seed-stage investment arm of non-profit Accion—has raised $23 million for a new inclusive fintech startup fund. The Accion Venture Lab Limited Partnership, …

Elliptic banks $23M to shrink crypto risk, eyeing growth in Asia – Tempemail

Crypto means risk. To UK company Elliptic it also means business. The startup has just closed a $23M Series B to step up growth for …

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 …

Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO – Tempemail

Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch has been circulating in business news around a possible IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Last month Bloomberg News ran a …