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This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent of that trash was collected and less than 10 percent was recycled. That resulted in the remaining 62 percent being left on illegal dumpsites or getting burned. Read More GreenTech ...

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This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent of that trash was collected and less than 10 percent was recycled. That resulted in the remaining 62 percent being left on illegal dumpsites or getting burned. Read More GreenTech ...

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Meural raises $5 million and brings Canvas to over 100 stores

 Digital art technology company Meural has raised a $ 5 million Series A round of funding, led by Corigin Ventures and with participation from Netgear, Resolute Venture Partners and assorted angels. The $ 5 million in fresh funds accompanies the news that Meural will now be distributing its Canvas in retail stores across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France ...

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Roxy grabs $2.2 million seed investment to build Alexa-like voice devices customized for business

 Some of the biggest names in technology are all in on voice-controlled devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but Roxy, a Seattle-based startup believes that businesses need a voice system where they control the data and the voice commands are designed for their specific requirements. They announced $ 2.2 million in seed funding today. The company has built ...

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Roxy grabs $2.2 million seed investment to build Alexa-like voice devices customized for business

 Some of the biggest names in technology are all in on voice-controlled devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but Roxy, a Seattle-based startup believes that businesses need a voice system where they control the data and the voice commands are designed for their specific requirements. They announced $ 2.2 million in seed funding today. The company has built ...

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Lofelt raises $5.4M to develop next-gen haptic tech for gaming, AR, VR, automobile, and more

 Lofelt, a Berlin-based startup that is developing ‘next-generation’ haptic technology for use in a range of products — including gaming, AR, VR, automobile, consumer electronics, toys, medical, and entertainment — has raised $ 5.4 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Wolfman.One, with participation from Q Venture Partners, Coparion, and previous backer… Read More Startups – TechCrunch

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Fintech startup Flux partners with Barclays for itemised receipts

 Flux, the London fintech startup founded by former early employees at Revolut, has announced a partnership with Barclays in the U.K. that will see it trial its itemised receipt technology with 10,000 of the bank’s customers. Read More Startups – TechCrunch

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‘Digital experience’ company Instart Logic raises $30M for global expansion

 Instart Logic has raised $ 30 million in Series E funding. The company describes its technology as a “digital experience platform.” If that sounds vague, it’s partly because Instart Logic actually has a broad range of products, covering everything from performance optimization, image optimization, application firewall and its own content delivery network. Founder and CEO… Read More Startups – TechCrunch

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