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Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services, now at ~$1B valuation – TechCrunch

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders,…

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Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene – TechCrunch

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the…

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BlackBuck raises $150 million to digitize freight and logistics across India – TechCrunch

India’s trucking system has a big inefficiency problem that continues to drag the economy. BlackBuck, one of the handful logistics…

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Recent departures hint at turmoil at Quartet Health, a mental health startup backed by GV – TechCrunch

Backed with nearly $87 million in venture capital funding from GV, Oak HC/FT and F-Prime Capital, Quartet Health was founded…