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Opera’s Africa fintech startup OPay gains $120M from Chinese investors – TechCrunch

Africa focused fintech startup OPay has raised a $120 million Series B round backed by Chinese investors. Located in Lagos…

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PalmPay launches in Nigeria on $40M round led by China’s Transsion – TechCrunch

Africa focused payment startup PalmPay has launched in Nigeria after raising a $40 million seed-round led by Chinese mobile-phone maker…

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Goldman leads $30M Twiga raise, China grows tech influence, Jumia weathers lockup-expiry – TechCrunch

Kenya’s Twiga Foods raised a total of $30 million in October from lenders and investors led by Goldman Sachs. This…

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A new self-driving car startup, Inside Tesla’s V10 software, Lilium’s big round – TechCrunch

If you haven’t heard, TechCrunch has officially launched a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and goods move…