Andela is finally a unicorn, now expect acquisitions

It’s only taken 7 years but Andela, the talent epicenter of Africa’s tech revolution, has earned…

Google always knew Indian unicorn Freshworks would be successful

When CapitalG—then Google Capital—invested in Freshworks—then Freshdesk—back in 2014, it knew the tech startup from Chennai…

Mumbai has the world’s top-ranked startup ecosystem—again

India’s financial capital remains in pole position in a list of the world’s most promising emerging…

How an Indian startup went from idea to unicorn in less than two years

Hiring startup Apna was incorporated 21 months ago, and only fully launched about 15 months ago.…

Africa’s top DNA research startup has secured $25 million for drug discovery and pharma talent

Difficulties in getting Covid-19 vaccines from the US and Europe to Africa mean that it’s more…

A Nigerian oil palm startup raised $4 million to build a “smart” factory

Besides being a key ingredient for cooking jollof rice, vegetable oil is used industrially in paints,…

The chip shortage is delaying Reliance and Google’s disruption of India’s smartphone market

The global semiconductor shortage is roiling the manufacture of all sorts of high-tech products, from cars…

China’s new data laws are a risk factor in a facial-recognition giant’s IPO filing

SenseTime, one of the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence startups, backed by Japan’s SoftBank and Chinese…

A $2 billion fintech startup has become Africa’s fastest unicorn

In less than three years, OPay has gone from a curious startup known for its motorcycles…

What a $25,000 first check does for Africa’s female founders

Ifeoluwa Dare-Johnson believes early medical testing could have saved her father, who died suddenly in 2019.…