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UK-based Conversational intelligence startup Jiminny raises €16.5m to fuel international expansion
Published: 12-08-2022 | 12:38:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Jiminny, a UK headquartered conversation intelligence provider supporting sales teams across the world, has closed a $16.5 million series A funding round led by Kennet Partners, a transatlantic growth equity firm.


Taiwanese martech startup Wavenet raises $3m series B round to expand in Japan and North America
Published: 12-08-2022 | 12:11:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Taiwanese marketing technology (martech) startup Wavenet, announced the raise of $3 million in series B round, to expand its operations to Japan and North America, and hire more international talents to join the team.


West makes minority investment in Dublin-based vaccine and biologics startup Latch Medical
Published: 12-08-2022 | 11:49:00 | By: Pie Kamau
West Pharmaceutical Services, a global player in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced it has made a strategic investment in Latch Medical, a Dublin-based startup leading in next-generation vaccine and biologics delivery technology.


Crowdfunding platforms StartEngine and Indiegogo team up to help startups raise capital from ideation to Series C
Published: 12-08-2022 | 11:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Crowdfunding platforms Indiegogo and StartEngine have teamed up to ensure that startups have continuous access to the capital they need.


Modern intranet startup Haystack announces Connect, a tool to foster deeper relationships among colleagues
Published: 12-08-2022 | 11:16:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Haystack, the modern intranet company making big companies feel smaller, rolled out Connect - a feature that uses first-party employee-profile data to intelligently pair employees.


T-Mobile accelerator startup Krikey brings NFT puppies to the Flow blockchain
Published: 12-08-2022 | 11:07:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Krikey, a gaming studio with more than 5 million users, announced the launch of SolarPups on the Flow blockchain.


AfCFTA Secretariat unveils digital hub to ease trade on the continent 
Published: 11-08-2022 | 14:00:00 | By: Bob Koigi
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has launched a digital platform aimed at easing trade on the African continent.


German manufacturer The Stihl Group enters Kenyan market
Published: 11-08-2022 | 12:00:00 | By: Bob Koigi
The subsidiary dubbed Stihl East Africa will be its Eastern Africa hub servicing countries that include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi among others.


German tech startup Cyanite announces new investors to support vision of universal music translation
Published: 10-08-2022 | 12:42:42 | By: Pie Kamau
Cyanite, a German tech company with various solutions in AI-powered music tagging and search, has closed an investment round with leading entrepreneurs from the music and technology industries.


Chinese Grand Pharma backs Dutch medtech Xeltis with €15m
Published: 10-08-2022 | 12:27:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Xeltis, a medtech company developing the most advanced polymer-based restorative cardiovascular devices, announced that a Chinese company, Grand Pharmaceutical Group, has committed to invest €15 million in equity and license fees.