October 14, 2019

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, …

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 …

Urbvan raises $9 million for its private shuttle service in Mexico – Tempemail

As cities in emerging markets grapple with increasingly traffic-clogged and dangerous streets, Urbvan, a startup providing private, high-end transportation shuttles in Mexico, has raised $9 …

Kaszek Ventures raises $600 million in two funds as Latin America’s startup market booms – Tempemail

Kaszek Ventures, the investment firm that has been one of the primary architects of the recent boom in startup financing and growth in Latin America, …