Norrsken Foundation'S Hub Opens In Rwanda, To House 1,000 Entrepreneurs By Next Year


Norrsken Foundation's hub opens in Rwanda, to house 1,000 entrepreneurs by next year: Tage Kene-Okafor



In 2019, Swedish coworking space and investment fund Norrsken Foundation announced the launch of its first entrepreneurship hub outside the Scandinavian nation in Rwanda. The center, located in Kigali, has finally opened up to the region, though it is happeni…

South African crowd-solving startup Zindi building a community of data scientists and using AI to solve real world problems: Annie Njanja



Zindi is all about using AI to solve real world problems for companies and individuals. And the South Africa-based crowd-solving startup has done that over the last three years they have been in existence. Just last year a team of data scientists under Zindi …

Porsche invests in German startup aiming to be a one-stop shop for carbon neutral homes: Kirsten Korosec



Porsche’s venture arm has taken a minority stake in 1Komma5, a five-month-old German startup aiming to offer households everything needed for a carbon neutral home, including energy storage, charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and solar. The investm…

China's ride-hailing giant is delisting from New York: Rita Liao



China’s ride-hailing behemoth Didi has begun the procedure of delisting from the New York Stock Exchange and applying to list in Hong Kong instead, the company announced via a Weibo post on Friday morning. The decision came days after Bloomberg reported the C…

Our new hybrid lives: Tactile virtual experiences and hardware that lives with us: Francois Nguyen



It’s time we started thinking about our devices as objects to keep and care for, repairing and refurbishing things like phones and computers to keep up with the latest advancements.

Judging by the future, not the past, Stride takes steps to turn student finance upside down: Haje Jan Kamps



If you’re trying to get a mortgage or an auto loan, banks will put on their judging glasses and look into your past. Makes sense; it’s a reasonably reliable indicator as to whether you’ll be able to repay your loans or not. Student financing is a little diffe…

Oura Ring 3 review: Brian Heater



I admit I was thinking about the Oura Ring incorrectly. I was thinking of the device as an alternative to my Apple Watch. I suppose this is true, in the vaguest sense — likely for most people, it’s one or the other. After all, two activity trackers is overkil…

Daily Crunch: After a transitional year, Apple announces its 2021 App Store Award winners: Alex Wilhelm



Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

FTC sues to block NVIDIA's purchase of ARM: Jon Fingas



NVIDIA's plan to acquire ARM just hit a major stumbling block: The FTC has sued to block the merger over concerns the $40 billion deal would "stifle" competition for multiple technologies.

Grab's SPAC splat caps off a bad week for blank-check combinations: Alex Wilhelm



What goes up must come down. And what goes SPAC must go splat? We’ll keep workshopping that. Regardless, shares of super app Grab took a pounding today after its SPAC combination was approved last night and began to trade this morning. Grab’s stock initially …



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