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Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

Safaricom’s Nairobi based Alpha innovation incubator may have an uncertain future, according to sources. With two high-level departures, and the passing of Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore, there are questions on how or if Alpha will continue to operate. The space was established in 2017 to spur new product development for Safaricom, which is Kenya’s largest […]

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

China is exporting its social values, political ads are an important part of free expression, and the definition of dangerous speech must be kept in check, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg argued today in a speech at Georgetown University. He criticized how American companies that do business with China were becoming influenced by the country’s values. […]

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

The biggest wave in consumer products right now has all the hallmarks of another bubble of misplaced investor expectations and sadly lower margins. Cloud kitchens (the category, and not just CloudKitchens the startup service) is essentially WeWork for restaurant kitchens. Instead of buying an expensive restaurant site on a heavily-walked street, a cloud kitchen is […]

Autify raises $2.5M seed round for its no-code software testing platform – TechCrunch

Autify raises $2.5M seed round for its no-code software testing platform – TechCrunch

Autify, a platform that makes testing web application as easy as clicking a few buttons, has raised a $2.5 million seed round from Global Brain, Salesforce Ventures, Archetype Ventures and several angels. The company, which recently graduated from the Alchemist accelerator program for enterprise startups, splits its base between the U.S., where it keeps an […]

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