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The editorial team of TEN publishing tech-related news with an economic or cultural influence on African and European startups and entrepreneurship.

New Irish Crypto Startup ‘The DeFi Coach’ Aims to Educate and Empower with Online Course

The DeFi Coach is excited to officially launch its new self-paced, crypto-focused online course, The Complete DeFi Course. Founded by Dublin based duo, Alex McGonagle and William Meara, the startup’s mission is to educate users on the next generation of banking; decentralised finance or DeFi for short. DeFi Coach Similar to blockchain technology, DeFi has …

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Medical start-up ProVerum receives €30m in Series A funding

Medtech start-up ProVerum has raised €30m in a series A funding round to help it pursue regulatory approval for its medical products in Europe and the US. The investment round was co-led by Gilde Healthcare Partners and Lightstone Ventures, including participation from existing investors. This follows the start-up’s successful application for funding and mentorship from …

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Belfast start-up Responsible raises $6.6m in seed funding

Belfast-based start-up Responsible has raised $6.6m in a seed funding round led by Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital, to grow its re-commerce fashion business. Other participants in the funding round include Techstart Ventures, InPost founder Rafał Brzoska and Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar. This round of funding will be used to expand Responsible’s reach throughout Europe and …

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The Future Years, a Story of Analog Devices Startup in Limerick, reviewed

I reviewed this book for Irish Tech News noting I was never employed by Analog Devices but was aware of their contribution to the semiconductor industry for some time. The Future Years, a Story of Analog Devices Startup in Limerick, Ireland by Pat Cunneen My overall impression upon reading this book is very good. I …

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Cork start-up Clearword raises $3.25m in seed funding

Cork-based start-up Clearword has raised $3.25m funding in a seed round to develop its software focused on remote working and online meetings. The funding round was led by Connect Ventures and included Act Venture Capital, Hello World, Unpopular Ventures, technologist Dave Concannon, Oyster CEO Tony Jamous and TrueLayer CEO Luca Martinetti. Clearword said the funding …

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Danalto: The IoT start-up with precise positioning intelligence

Danalto is doubtless heading into 2022 on a high. Founded in 2017, the start-up was lauded last year for its technology, raised a further €1m in seed funding and ended the year with a major contract win. “It’s been a steady build,” said co-founder Albert Baker. “This past year we’ve seen a lot of growth …

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Ivory Coast based e-commerce startup ANKA, formerly Afrikrea, raises US$6.2M in pre-Series A

Ivory Coast based e-commerce platform Afrikrea has rebranded to ANKA while successfully completing a US$6.2M pre-Series A round led by Investisseurs & Partenaires. The new investment includes participation from Alibaba’s Executive Vice Chairman Joe Tsai, BESTSELLER Foundation, VestedWorld, Enigmo, Groupe Prunay and Rising Tide Africa. They join existing investors SAVIU Ventures (who is also participating …

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Blood-testing start-up CEO Elizabeth Holmes guilty of defrauding investors

FORMER US BIOTECH star Elizabeth Holmes has been convicted of defrauding investors in her blood-testing startup Theranos, in a high-profile case seen as an indictment of Silicon Valley culture. Holmes is a rare example of a tech exec being brought to court over a company flaming out, in a sector littered with money-losing companies that …

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Belfast start-up MedAll raises $3.4m to train healthcare workers

Belfast start-up MedAll has raised $3.4m in seed funding to develop its training platform for healthcare workers and expand its global reach. The funding round was led by Connect Ventures and included existing investors Seedcamp, Ascension, Techstart and Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar, who is originally from Northern Ireland, along with specialist health-tech fund Nina Capital. …

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Global Trends In Startup Sub-Sectors

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world in various ways and created shifts in some technology startup sub-sectors. It revived several that were previously in decline, like Gaming and Edtech. According to a report by Startup Genome, a policy advisory and research organisation, the impact of COVID-19 has seen rapid growth in the market share …

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