the most ‘compelling emerging market’ may be America, outside of Silicon Valley – ITPro.works

Roughly eight years ago, investors Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen left Silicon Valley to open a venture firm, Drive Capital, in Columbus, Ohio. It wasn’t an easy decision. Leaving California … Read More

Umba, a digital bank for emerging markets, raises $2M Seed funding to expand across Africa – ITPro.works

Umba, a digital bank for emerging markets and aiming first at Africa, has secured a $2 million seed funding round from new investors including Lachy Groom, ex-Head of Issuing at … Read More

Which emerging technologies are enterprise companies getting serious about in 2020? – ITPro.works

Scott Kirsner Contributor Scott Kirsner is CEO and co-founder of Innovation Leader, a research and events firm that focuses on innovation in Global 1000 companies, and a longtime business columnist … Read More

One of the most popular languages, Python, is extensively used by emerging tech…

🤖 One of the most popular languages, Python, is extensively used by emerging tech developers as well as robotics researchers. In robotics, the language has become a key part of … Read More

Imran Khan’s Verishop adds Verified Shops, a way for emerging brands to set up shop in its digital mall – TechCrunch

Verishop, the Los Angeles online retailer founded by former Snap executive Imran Khan, launched a little over a year ago to change the way people shopped online. Now the company … Read More

Thunes, a fintech startup serving emerging markets, raises $60 million led by Africa-focused Helios Investment Partners

Thunes, a Singapore-based startup developing a cross-border payments network to make financial services more accessible in emerging markets, announced today it has raised a $60 million Series B. The round … Read More

BIMA nabs $30M more for micro- health and life insurance aimed at emerging markets – TechCrunch

The coronavirus global health pandemic — and the new emphasis on social distancing to slow down the spread of COVID-19 — has put healthcare and tech services used to enable … Read More

Investors say emerging multiverses are the future of entertainment – TechCrunch

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of new technologies and cultural shifts that were already well underway. According to a clutch of heavy-hitting investors, this dynamic is particularly strong … Read More

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