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India won’t enforce market share cap on UPI until 2025 in a win for Google and Walmart
India won’t enforce a cap on the market share for players operating on the homegrown payments network until December 31, 2024 in a surprising move that analysts say is a major a win for Google Pay and Walmart’s PhonePe.
Plant-based food brand Huel valued at $560M following Idris Elba-backed round
Much of the company’s sales are outside the UK today, with U.S. “Hueligans,” the company’s loyal fans, representing Huel’s second-biggest market.
Web3 developer platform Fleek raises $25M led by Polychain Capital
Web3 developer platform Fleek has raised $25 million in Series A funding led by Polychain Capital, the company shared exclusively with TechCrunch.
Bitcoin ‘rarely’ used for legal transactions, on ‘road to irrelevance’, say European Central Bank officials
European Central Bank officials alleged on Wednesday that bitcoin is “rarely used for legal transactions."
New Gorilla Glass just dropped
According to Corning in-house research, “84% of consumers across three of the largest smartphone markets – China, India, and the United States — cite durability as the number one purchasing consideration behind brand itself.”
Pearpop raises $18M at a $300M valuation to scale its social collaboration marketplace
Pearpop, a marketplace for social collaborations, announced today that it has raised an extension to its 2021-era Series A funding round.