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Social commerce startup Kapu, by ex-Jumia executive, comes out of stealth with $8M funding
Kapu, a social commerce startup, coming out of stealth today having raised $8 million seed funding, is hoping to help lessen the burden of buying food for Kenyan consumers, many of whom are grappling with the sky-rocketing food prices.
Partech raises fourth seed fund
French VC firm Partech has closed another seed fund dedicated to early-stage tech startups — the fund is called Partech Entrepreneur IV.
OpenAI’s ChatGPT shows why implementation is key with generative AI
It’s probably not a secret to those doing a lot of focused work in the space, but when it comes to generative AI, it’s quickly becoming apparent that how a user interfaces with generative models and systems is at least as important as the underlying training and inference technology.
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.