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…

The world’s biggest carbon-sucking machine is switching on in Iceland

We have to start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to have any chance of averting…

Retail trading apps in Nigeria face a defining moment

There are four startups that allow Nigerians to invest in shares of public companies on US…

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…

A new bill from Nigeria’s tech regulator is alarming startup founders

Nigeria’s sudden bans on cryptocurrency trading and Twitter have already put some startups on alert this…

Mukesh Ambani can resolve India’s hesitancy with US Big Tech

Last week, Google announced an Android smartphone in collaboration with Reliance Jio, the telco spearheaded by…