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Uber hits1 billion rides in Africa

Uber, today, announced a significant milestone — it has completed 1 billion rides across all its markets in Africa. This feat translates to over 10 billion kilometres in terms of […]




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NLRB rules Activision Blizzard’s first union at Raven Software can vote for recognition

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled today that the first union at a major U.S. gaming company can file for a formal union election. In January, the quality assurance […]




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Over 14,000 Etsy sellers are going on strike to protest increased transaction fees

If you’re in the market for funky trinkets and unique, handmade clothing, you might want to put off your shopping until next week. Starting today, over 14,000 Etsy sellers are […]




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Docyt raises $11.5M Series A for its AI-powered accounting automation service

Docyt, a startup that offers an AI-powered accounting automation platform for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced that it has raised an $11.5 million Series A funding round led […]




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Actual, which renders company ESG data in a SimCity-like platform, raises $5M Seed

Trying to deal with the huge amount of data associated with how companies are going to transition to a ‘net zero’ economy is an uphill task. The interface of numbers […]




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How long can Zuckerberg afford to bankroll the AR/VR market?

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, we talked about about the “de-stonkifying” of the market. This week, we’re looking at a wounded Facebook/Meta that finds […]




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Daily Crunch: Citrix to be acquired by Vista and Evergreen/Elliott in $16.5B all-cash deal

Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Monday, January 31! We’re putting a bow on the first month of the year today, but that doesn’t mean we’re looking back. Not […]




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Paack pulls in a $225M Series D led by SoftBank to scale its E-commerce delivery platform

By now, many of us are familiar with the warehouse robots which populate those vast spaces occupied by the likes of Amazon and others. In particular, Amazon was very much […]




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Google asks a judge to dismiss Texas antitrust lawsuit about its ad business

Google filed a motion Friday asking a federal court to dismiss most of the counts in an antitrust lawsuit led by the state of Texas. In the filing, the company […]




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Israel’s Viola Ventures hits $250M for its new fund, appoints Yael Alroy as partner

Viola Ventures, an Israeli VC, has closed its sixth fund of $250M. It now has $1.25B in assets under management, largely early-stage tech companies. Viola says the fund was oversubscribed […]