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Nigeria: The Nigeria Startup Act, 2022: 15 Things To Note - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

04/25/2023 — and 33 of the Nigerian Startup Ecosystem Report 2022 -available at https://disrupt-africa.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/The-Nigerian-Startup-Ecosystem-Report-2022.pdf
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VUZ the Leading Immersive Social App Raises $20M in Series B Round

10/14/2022 — founded in 2017 and one of the fastest growing web3 and Metaverse innovation platforms in the world. So far, the company has attracted $30M in venture capital. VUZ has reached
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Luxury dress sharing platform The Volte raises $4 million in Series A led by eBay Ventures

05/24/2023 — phenomenon by allowing people to rent out their clothes on the platform. In 2019, the startup raised $700,000 in funding from a consortium of angel investors, and in 2022
News > TechCrunch

Get your Disrupt day three highlights right here

10/20/2022 — legal landscape means for today’s data-hungry startups. TechCrunch Startup Battlefield FINAL Disrupt Stage | 1:00 pm TechCrunch’s iconic startup competition is back, as
News > The Times of India

Industry leaders celebrate National Startup Day: Here’s what they said

01/16/2023 — , Interiors, Personal loan & Business Loan. Abhimanyu Bisht, CEO, Venture Catalysts: National Startup Day is a great testimony as well as inspiration for all the stakeholders of
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Startup Digest: Koo fires 30% workforce, Meta lays off employees in technical roles & SpaceX's starship explodes during test flight

04/20/2023 — Abu Dhabi or go it alone and invest $150-200 million, the report added. Disrupt AD, Abu Dhabi-based ADQ’s venture capital arm, may also double down on its earlier
Legislative filings > Congressional Hearings

The Startup Movement

02/09/2023 — important things in our economy and they are happy to remain small businesses. But if you are an entrepreneur who is launching a startup company, then you are thinking more like
News > TechCrunch

‘We do our own research’: a16z GP on investing millions in Adam Neumann

10/18/2022 — TechCrunch Disrupt 2022. Neumann raised $350 billion from the venture firm back in August in a deal that reportedly valued his new real estate venture, Flow, at $1 billion
News > TechCrunch

Ocho wants to rethink (and rebrand) personal finance for business owners

12/08/2022 — venture firm and then use that same venture firm to seed their next company. Perhaps the unique connection between Nagpal’s first company, to his firm, to his newest startup
Blogs and journals > Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond publications

Antoinette Schoar

05/25/2023 — that there are no startups in the United States, especially on the high-tech side. If anything, the United States is where startup financing like venture capital or angel
News > TechCrunch

Check out our partner roundtable topics and speakers at Disrupt

10/12/2022 — Carbon; and Adewale Yusuf, CEO and co-founder at AltSchool. Sponsored by Fast Forward Venture Studio . A Serial Software Entrepreneur Shares the Playbook for Building
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How to Survive the Startup Roller Coaster in Times of Economic Uncertainty

05/05/2023 — , adrenaline and excitement — feelings often romanticized as the "right" way to disrupt industries and build innovative companies. PR efforts and dances around investors, seen in
News > TechCrunch news

Kenya’s Fingo partners with Ecobank, launches neobank on the back of $4M investment

05/05/2023 — in seed funding toward the end of that year. Multistage venture capital firm HOF Capital led the round with participation from Hustle Fund, Pioneer Fund, TCVP, Launch
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Guy Goldstein, CEO of NEXT Insurance, Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Finalist

11/29/2022 — Alto, has received a total of $881 million in venture capital funding, is rated "A- Excellent" by AM Best and has been recognized by CNBC Disruptor 50 , Forbes Fintech
News > TechCrunch

VCs at Freestyle, Plexo Capital and Sequoia join Startup Battlefield judges

09/30/2022 — from Hampton University in Virginia. TechCrunch Disrupt takes place on October 18–20. Buy your pass today , and find out why Disrupt is where startup founders go to grow. Is
News > Leadership - Nigeria

Funding Your Innovative Startups With Venture Capital

04/22/2023 — the top 500 or 1000 in the world. She explained that venture capitalist funds benefits the startup founders and their employees, the venture capital investors, and also
News > TechCrunch

Growfin’s AI-based cash collection SaaS expands further to US and Asia

03/07/2023 — investors. The startup touts that the latest funding comes on the back of 8x growth in customer numbers over the last 12 months, during which Growfin has helped clients
News > TechCrunch

Accel, BoxGroup, Cowboy Ventures, Pear VC and Yahoo to judge Startup Battlefield at Disrupt

10/04/2022 — . TechCrunch Disrupt takes place on October 18–20. Buy your pass today , and find out why Disrupt is where startup founders go to grow. Is your company interested in sponsoring or
News > Business Insider

Meet OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, who learned to code at 8 and is a doomsday prepper with a stash of gold, guns, and gas masks

02/01/2023 — Startup," in the fall of 2014. Source: How to Start a Startup In 2015, Altman was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for venture capital at age 29. Sam Altman. Source
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GeekWire Podcast: Microsoft, OpenAI, and the AI opportunity for startups, with Neo CEO Ali Partovi

03/25/2023 — Neo’s diverse team of employees and mentors has impacted its startup accelerator and venture portfolio, with 46% of its capital backing startups led by women or members
News > Wired - Most Recent

The Hottest Startups in Amsterdam

10/08/2022 — Khafaji and Sebastiaan Visser, both coming from stints at Palantir after it acquired their previous startup, Silk, Terraform aims to disrupt construction through robotics
News > TechCrunch

One month after entering the spend management space, Rippling goes after global payroll

10/20/2022 — system.” Conrad is no stranger to the HR tech game. He previously founded Zenefits, which actually launched on the Disrupt stage at Battlefield in 2013. The entrepreneur
News > TechCrunch

Kevin Hart gets serious about financial inclusion at Disrupt

10/11/2022 — , J.P. Morgan’s head of digital investment banking and digital private markets, will join us onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco. Venture
News > TechCrunch

Silicon Valley Bank implodes, Apple launches a new music service, and ChatGPT goes enterprise

03/11/2023 — . This week on Equity , Alex , Mary Ann and Natasha M gathered to riff through the week’s biggest startup and venture news, starting with the situation at SVB. Over at Found
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Lightspeed backs workspace startup 'OfficeBanao' with $6 mn in funding

04/11/2023 — Lightspeed, a leading multi-stage venture capital fund has invested $6 million in seed funding in OfficeBanao, a workspace interiors startup. It transforms the entire
News > TechCrunch

a16z’s Chris Dixon announces new accelerator program for crypto founders in LA

10/18/2022 — Final Disrupt Tickets - Limited Spots Left Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is one of the most influential players in the web3, funding entrepreneurs in the space amid “crypto
News > Entrepreneur

3 Books to Help Business Leaders Discover Innovation and Growth

02/14/2023 — that new business startups use to disrupt entire industries. If you are looking to recapture an innovative culture, become more financially savvy in your new business venture, or focus more on mental health and well-being, these new books can help guide you.
News > The Economic Times - India

Aavishkaar Capital leads $13 million funding for agritech startup MoooFarm

11/30/2022 — Arora (chief product and technology officer) Agritech startup MoooFarm , which offers a dairy-as-a-service platform to farmers, has raised $13 million in a Series A funding
News > The Economic Times - India

Billing startup Zenskar raises $3.5 million in funding led by Bessemer

10/04/2022 — configure any deal structure Billing startup for SaaS companies Zenskar on Tuesday said it has raised $3.5 million in seed funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with
News > TechCrunch news

Pitch for the check you want

04/29/2023 — about a venture firm or startup winning, raising, flailing, or, oh I don’t know, booting an executive because of internal happenings, tell me. I love seeing early pitch decks
Press releases > Businesswire - Consumer News

Ownly Secures an Oversubscribed $2.55M Seed Funding Round

10/04/2022 — round to support its rapid expansion into U.S. markets. The round was led by Bluesky Equities , with notable participation from NAventures , the corporate venture capital arm
News > TechCrunch

TechCrunch Live is going to Boston, and you’re invited!

02/14/2023 — community. Pitch-off! 1:00 – 1:45pm PT Watch four Boston early-stage companies pitch their startups to a panel of judges, compete for a spot in the TechCrunch Startup Battlefield 200 and earn tickets to exhibit and attend TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 in San Francisco.
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Show me the money: General Catalyst and Coatue dish the state of VC at Disrupt

09/27/2022 — your pass today , and find out why Disrupt is where startup founders go to grow. Is your company interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at TechCrunch Disrupt 2022? Contact our sponsorship sales team by filling out this form .
News > Business Insider

Check out these 41 pitch decks that advertising startups used to raise millions from top investors

01/10/2023 — cut marketing spend In October 2022, Recast, a startup with software that analyzes marketing spend, raised a seed round of funding led by Lerer Hippeau, a New York venture
News > SiliconANGLE news

Flexible eCommerce funding platform 8fig raises $140M

05/09/2023 — $196.5 million. 8fig is an interesting startup that provides e-commerce businesses with an attractive alternative to traditional venture capital funding. Rather than taking
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The Week in AgriFoodTech: Pluton Biosciences bags $16.5m, Babylon Micro-Farms secures funds, José Andrés launches climate institute

05/25/2023 — IFA/UM6P Africa AgTech Startup Showcase prize. The company beat seven other startups to secure the grand prize of €20,000 ($21,000). ( IFA ) Virginia Venture Partners
News > The Times of India

We hub home to business women from across India

03/08/2023 — . But I did feel the bias. ” She was introduced to the incubator by an angel investor. “An early-stage startup requires an ecosystem that believes in them, which encourages
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Born out of SHoP, a startup aiming to disrupt high-rise construction is hiring

02/08/2023 — , as well as an AI concrete startup that has raised $4 million in seed funding. Meanwhile, startups recently launched to aid architects in the design process include a
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The Ph.D. Entrepreneur

05/12/2023 — Ph.D.s in the social sciences and humanities work in higher education. In other words, for every one entrepreneur with a UBC arts Ph.D. background, there are 12 adjuncts
News > TechCrunch

Daily Crunch: Vice Society hackers post 500GB of data stolen from LA school district to dark web

10/04/2022 — TechCrunch Disrupt and attend for free , if you want to get your application in for next week! — Christine and Haje The TechCrunch Top 3 Now it’s out : Hackers released a lot of
News > Cyber Defense Magazine news

Blockchain Startups Are Drawing Substantial Venture Capital Funding

05/11/2023 — transaction Blockchain technology is shaping the future of venture capital funding. The way startups solicit money and investors trade and monitor their portfolios might both be
News > TechCrunch news

Virgin Orbit runs low on cash, ByteDance pushes a TikTok replacement, and Canoo settles with the SEC

04/01/2023 — Swedish accelerator program, Alex and Anna decided to dig into the country’s startup scene to understand how one smaller venture market is adapting to a changed investing climate.
Press releases > Businesswire - Technology News

AppMap Named a 2022 TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Finalist

10/18/2022 — Co-Founder Elizabeth Lawler unveiled the three tools to a panel of leading industry investors, TechCrunch editors, and a live TechCrunch Disrupt audience, competing for
News > WRAL TechWire - News

Biotech with office in Chapel Hill closes on $65M funding round

03/06/2023 — . This extension was led by new investor BDC Capital’s Thrive Venture Fund, with participation from current investors Amplitude Ventures, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, OrbiMed
Blogs and journals > Coinpedia blog

The Best Venture Capitals In 2023

05/29/2023 — Benchmark Benchmark Capital is a venture capital firm that provides funding to early-stage and growth-stage technology companies. The firm was founded in 1995 by a group of
News > TechCrunch

Q&A: ‘Better Venture’ authors on why VC has failed to reinvent itself

12/02/2022 — capital. I want to disrupt the system. [Johannes has] opened the doors for us to be able to get, quite frankly, some of the most incredible people to speak us, who are incredibly senior in the venture capital world. It’s been an absolute delight to do this book.
News > Business Standard - India

Indian start-up market worth betting on, says Facebook co-founder Saverin

10/10/2022 — connections. Startup SG was an initiative which was launched in 2017 to support startups, by helping to galvanise funding, increase access to mentor and partnership
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Tech vendor risk raises vetting stakes in wake of SVB crisis

03/29/2023 — Valley Bank and a temporary bridge bank tends to daily operations, the tech startup ecosystem remains in limbo. The venture capital pipeline, which flowed through SVB to fuel
News > Business Insider

VCs are investing in these hot areas of climate tech

01/15/2023 — startups are trying to change that. Galvanize led a Series B funding round for the startup Regrow Ag , a technology platform that works with food companies and farmers to
News > Analytics Insight news

The Decentralized Investment Platform That Is Set To Disrupt The VC Industry – Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Orbeon Protocol (ORBN)

03/24/2023 — includes a “Fill or Kill” mechanism, which automatically refunds investors if a startup does not reach its funding goal in time. >>BUY ORBEON TOKENS HERE<< What Makes
News > Business World - Philippines

P250-M startup fund expected to be launched next year

11/20/2022 — are concrete actions to build ecosystems for startups to innovate and disrupt the status quo, building new solutions which will be our anchor in driving our future economy forward,” Ms. Aldaba said. — Revin Mikhael D. Ochave
News > TechCrunch

Remembering the startups we lost in 2022

12/20/2022 — officially charged Bankman-Fried with defrauding investors . The demise of the once-high-flying startup, which had raised nearly $2 billion in funding and once appeared to be
News > TechCrunch news

The fintech space continues to be competitive and drama-filled

05/07/2023 — It was a busy week in startup and venture lands, and the fintech space was no exception. In the venture world, I reported on Peter Ackerson’s departure from Fin Capital
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‘Flight simulator for healthcare’ startup scoops £3.5m

02/02/2023 — , CEO of Northern Gritstone, said: “The strength of Re:course AI’s proposition and the interest it has attracted from the venture capital community underlines how dynamic the tech startup scene is in the Manchester-Leeds-Sheffield region.”
News > TechCrunch

Take a peek at who’s attending Disrupt

09/26/2022 — startup world, and knowing which rising stars to cast for the bright lights of our stage is what makes Disrupt the must-attend event for the ecosystem. The roster of founders
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Enabling policies catalysing ideas into successful global ventures: MoS IT

05/24/2023 — anybody who believes that I have built a venture today and that venture will be in place for the coming years in its current form will be proved wrong," the Minister said
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AI scares the bejesus out of me

05/27/2023 — a free booth at TechCrunch Disrupt this year to exhibit their company in our startup alley. Register here. The highs and lows of hardware Humanoid robots are forging
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Daily Crunch: Less than a year after buying Heardle, Spotify will shutter music game on May 5

04/14/2023 — economy hammers investors’ appetite, Manish reports. Viacom18, a joint venture between Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance and Paramount Global, did not say why Bodhi Tree slashed its
News > TechCrunch news

Founders – Pitch to VCs at TC Early Stage

04/04/2023 — will automatically be considered for the Startup Battlefield competition at TechCrunch Disrupt , this September, in San Francisco. Without further ado, here are your judges
News > The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego startup Pleno snags $40 million to uncover biomarkers to help fight disease

10/12/2022 — and medical diagnostics, has landed $40 million in a Series A round of venture capital funding. This new money comes on top of a seed round that Pleno corralled in May
News > TechCrunch news

Lightspeed backs Indian startup Zyod aiming to make apparel manufacturing more efficient

04/04/2023 — Zyod, an Indian startup offering apparel sourcing and manufacturing to fashion brands globally, has raised $3.5 million in a seed funding led by Lightspeed Venture
News > Just Auto News

Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in AI startup

04/25/2023 — being distracted, intoxicated or overly tired. The Volvo Cars Tech Fund, its corporate venture capital arm, is leading CorrActions’ latest funding round after testing their
Press releases > American Ceramic Society press releases

Ceramic and glass business news of the week for April 24, 2023

04/24/2023 — goods. A Bloomberg article investigates the global implications when Japanese companies get hacked. This Nigerian EV entrepreneur hopes to go head to head with Tesla Phoenix
News > TechCrunch

Singapore’s Skills Union wants to close the skills gap via live video training

10/19/2022 — University, Citibank, JP Morgan, and DBS; but with its official launch next year, the startup is looking to onboard companies with under 1,000 employees in Australia and the U.S. Lightspeed Venture Partners has led BetterUp’s Series C financing.
News > TechCrunch

Bessemer backs SaaS platform that automates billing workflows

10/04/2022 — Zenskar , a startup that is aiming to help SaaS companies automate their billing workflows, has raised $3.5 million in a seed funding round. Headquartered in New York
News > TechCrunch

Uber and Lyft earnings diverge, a self-driving truck roadblock emerges and Redwood Materials lands a big one

02/13/2023 — million in a Series A funding round led by B Capital and Quona Capital. Existing backers Stellaris Venture Partners and Avaana Capital and new investors Alteria Capital and
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From Patients to Policyowners, Black Entrepreneurs Backed by Northwestern Mutual Drive Innovation and Improved Outcomes Across Industries

09/27/2022 — venture capital fund and startup accelerator. Ranked one of the top-15 accelerators in the United States, gener8tor operates programs for startups, musicians, artists
News > The Economic Times - India news

Lightspeed invested $6 million in OfficeBanao

04/11/2023 — venture capital firm Lightspeed has invested $6 million in seed funding in OfficeBanao , a platform for workspace interiors. The startup serves as a marketplace for designers
News > Business Standard: India news

Ronnie Screwvala-led edtech unicorn upGrad records 10 mn enrolled learners

05/17/2023 — upGrad reports uptick in upskilling Silicon Valley veteran Dan Rosensweig joins upGrad's board of directors Can ONDC upset Swiggy/Zomato duopoly to disrupt the food delivery
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StellarFi Surpasses $1M ARR Five Months After Launch, Emerges as Critical Option for Americans Facing Financial Challenges

11/16/2022 — reports of tech-company layoffs and a decrease in the number of startup unicorns. Instead, StellarFi is positioned for continued growth as an anti-fragile fintech startup
Press releases > Accesswire news

Fetcherr Closes $12.5M Pre-Series B in Pursuit of Revolutionizing the Airline Industry with AI-Native High-Frequency Pricing and Air Commerce

04/04/2023 — investors. M-Fund was founded by Lior Elkan, an angel investor and experienced venture capitalist, ex-Glilot Capital, and Hyundai CRADLE. The fund adopted an opportunistic
News > Food Business News

Opinion: Stepped-up climate tech investing promises major changes for baking

02/02/2023 — increased interest was a 45% compound annual increase in climate tech startup investing between 2016 and 2021 with estimates that up to $5 trillion of total investments will be
News > Talk Business & Politics news

Bentonville startup Ox secures $12.6 million in Series A funding

04/25/2023 — Georgia Institute of Technology. The company won the Atlanta Startup Battle and was a TC Top Picks for TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Thomas relocated in 2019 to
News > TechCrunch news

Don’t miss your last chance to pitch on the TC Disrupt stage

05/24/2023 — the Startup Battlefield 200 by May 31 at 11:59 p.m. PDT , and show us what you’re building! Is your company interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023? Contact our sponsorship sales team by filling out this form .
Press releases > Businesswire - Technology News

SESAMm Raises €35M in Series B2 to Grow its ESG and Sentiment Analysis Business

03/01/2023 — equity due diligence and sourcing, sentiment analysis on financial assets, and more. About Elaia Elaia is a venture capital firm specializing in funding early-stage technology
News > TechCrunch

SentinelOne launches $100M fund to invest in enterprise cybersecurity startups

09/21/2022 — director of corporate development and venture investments in Israel. The proliferation of new asset types, along with the widespread shift to remote work, has resulted in
News > Food Processing Technology news

Karamba Security Introduces Security Platform for Connected Vehicles and IoT Devices

05/09/2023 — participation from investors including South Korea’s Samsung Venture Investment (SVIC), YL Ventures, and Liberty Mutual. It intends to use the funds to build its product with ML
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