Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch

Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Airbnb’s issues. Before that, I noted Uber’s new “money” team. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and […]

Pixpay is a challenger bank for teens focused on pocket money – TechCrunch

Pixpay is a challenger bank for teens focused on pocket money – TechCrunch

Meet Pixpay, a French startup that wants to replace cash when you’re handing out pocket money to your kids. Anybody who is older than 10 years old can create a Pixpay account, get a debit card and manage pocket money. Challenger banks are nothing new, but they’re still mostly targeted towards adults. If you want […]

2-for-1 passes to Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

2-for-1 passes to Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Synchronize your watches startup fans, and get ready to score serious savings on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019. For today only, you can get 2 passes for the price of one. Our Black Friday sale starts now and runs through 11:59pm CET on 29 November. Don’t miss out! Simply purchase a pass to Disrupt Berlin […]

Will the future of work be ethical? Academic perspectives – TechCrunch

Will the future of work be ethical? Academic perspectives – TechCrunch

Greg M. Epstein is the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard and MIT, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book Good Without God. Described as a “godfather to the [humanist] movement” by The New York Times Magazine in recognition of his efforts to build inclusive, inspiring, and ethical communities for the nonreligious and allies, […]

Will the future of work be ethical? Future leader perspectives – TechCrunch

Will the future of work be ethical? Future leader perspectives – TechCrunch

Greg M. Epstein is the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard and MIT, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book Good Without God. Described as a “godfather to the [humanist] movement” by The New York Times Magazine in recognition of his efforts to build inclusive, inspiring, and ethical communities for the nonreligious and allies, […]

Will the future of work be ethical? Founder perspectives – TechCrunch

Will the future of work be ethical? Founder perspectives – TechCrunch

Greg M. Epstein is the Humanist Chaplain at Harvard and MIT, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book Good Without God. Described as a “godfather to the [humanist] movement” by The New York Times Magazine in recognition of his efforts to build inclusive, inspiring, and ethical communities for the nonreligious and allies, […]

Zebra Fuel, the startup that brought fuel directly to your vehicle, is ‘no longer’ delivering in London – TechCrunch

Zebra Fuel, the startup that brought fuel directly to your vehicle, is ‘no longer’ delivering in London – TechCrunch

Zebra Fuel, the London-based startup that delivered fuel directly to your vehicle — backed by Robin and Saul Klein’s LocalGlobe, Brent Hoberman’s Firstminute Capital and Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman — has told customers it is “no longer” delivering fuel in London. However, it is unclear at this stage if the company has ceased operations entirely. […]

Peak Design’s Everyday Backpack Zip and Everyday Backpack V2 are top-notch photo and travel bags – TechCrunch

Peak Design’s Everyday Backpack Zip and Everyday Backpack V2 are top-notch photo and travel bags – TechCrunch

Peak Design has evolved from a crowdfunded upstart into a trusted accessory brand for photographers everywhere, and this week it introduced updates to its ‘Everyday’ line of backpacks and bags. These new and improved designs offer stuff that impresses anyone who was previously a fan of Peak’s work, and should also win the company brand […]

Foodvisor raises $4.5 million to track what you eat using AI – TechCrunch

Foodvisor raises $4.5 million to track what you eat using AI – TechCrunch

French startup Foodvisor has raised a $4.5 million funding round after generating 2 million app downloads. Agrinnovation is leading the round and various business angels are also participating. I covered Foodvisor last month, so I’m not going to describe the app once again. In a few words, the startup uses deep learning to enable image […]

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