Tech

Ghanaian fintech Float raises $17M seed to power cash flow for commerce in Africa

Small businesses in Africa struggle with cash flow. 85% of African small and medium businesses are subject to cash flow issues because of long
4 Trends that Will Reshape the Small Business Landscape in 2022 and Beyond
Business

4 Trends that Will Reshape the Small Business Landscape in 2022 and Beyond

The opinions expressed by contributors are of their own. In the past two years, the only constant for small business owners has been change.
Tech

Nigeria’s Kippa gets $3.2M pre-seed for its small business finance management app

Millions of small businesses have stayed offline over the past decade. Most of them still use pen and paper or ledgers to store important
Tech

Singapore-based TreeDots gets $11M Series A to cut food waste in Asia – TechCrunch

Tons of food end up in landfills every year due to cosmetic issues (they don't look good in stores) and inefficiencies in the supply chains.
What’s Next as States, Businesses Sue to Stop Biden Vaccine Mandate
Politics

What’s Next as States, Businesses Sue to Stop Biden Vaccine Mandate

One court has already temporarily stopped the Biden administration’s mandate for private employers to get vaccines. There are legal challenges
Business

White House tells businesses to proceed with vaccine mandate despite court-ordered pause

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a speech at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium, White House in Washington on
Tech

4 ways to ensure Latin America’s growing pot of capital drives long-term growth – TechCrunch

Latin America is booming: Startups raised $9.3billion in the first six months 2021 and the region has seen a record number unicorns such as Nubank,
Tech

Fidelity, Visa and Kingsway back South African fintech JUMO in $120M round – TechCrunch

JUMO, a South African and London-based company offering financial services to entrepreneurs in emerging markets has raised $120 Million in a new
Business

Republican appointed judges temporarily halt Biden Covid vaccine mandate for private businesses

On Saturday, President Joe Biden's Covid vaccination and testing requirements for private companies were temporarily blocked by a federal appeals
Business

US federal appeals court halts Biden's COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandate for businesses

A US federal appeals court temporarily stopped President Biden from implementing his COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The court order halts all businesses