Rising African venture investment powers fintech, clean tech bets in 2020 – ITPro.works

As a turbulent week in the capital world, we’re taking a look at something a bit slower moving: venture capital trends in Africa during 2020. The Exchange has long explored … Read More

Gardin raises $1.2M pre-seed to use ‘optical phenotyping’ tech to improve food production – ITPro.works

Gardin, a ‘deep tech’ hardware and software startup developing optical phenotyping technology and analytics to optimise food production, has raised $1.2 million in pre-seed funding. Leading the round is LDV … Read More

Wireless charging tech developer Powermat pivots to industrial applications with Jetsons Robotics partnerhsip – ITPro.works

When the two year-old Indian company Jetsons Robotics began searching for a partner to help design charging stations for their autonomous rooftop solar installation cleaning robots, the Israeli company Powermat … Read More

EU chief warns over ‘unfiltered’ hate speech and calls for Biden to back rules for big tech – ITPro.works

In a speech to the European Parliament today marking the inauguration of US president Joe Biden, the president of the European Commission has called for Europe and the US to … Read More

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