October 16, 2019

Starship Technologies CEO Lex Bayer on focus and opportunity in autonomous delivery – Tempemail

Starship Technologies is fresh off a recent $40 million funding round, and the robotics startup finds itself in a much-changed market compared to when it …

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 …

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 …

African incubator MEST has a new MD and 11 fresh startup investments – Tempemail

Pan-African incubator MEST announced investments in 11 startups from its 2019 cohort that will each receive $100,000 in financing. The $1.1 million backing for a …