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Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion – TechCrunch

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company…

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The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite – TechCrunch

It’s Microsoft Ignite this week, the company’s premier event for IT professionals and decision-makers. But it’s not just about new…

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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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Understanding Uber’s latest fintech play – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital…