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Belvo scores $10M from Founders Fund and Kaszek to scale its API for financial services

Belvo, a Latin American fintech startup which launched just 12 months ago, has already snagged funding from two of the…

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Competition among alternative protein players gets hot as companies beef up with new deals – TechCrunch

The competition for control of the burgeoning market for burger replacements (and other alternatives to animal proteins) continues to heat…

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SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Africa’s agtech wave gets $10 million richer as Twiga Foods raises more capital Nigerian data…

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‘Brotopia’ inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firm’s with female partners – TechCrunch

It’s never particularly easy to raise a round of venture capital — but I think most experienced founders will tell…

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Apple’s Watch isn’t the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers – TechCrunch

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG)…

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Jack Ma says he isn’t about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a gradual succession – TechCrunch

Reports of Jack Ma’s impending retirement are greatly exaggerated, it seems. Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, has pushed back…