EdTech startup bina raises $1.4M to teach 4 to 12-year-olds, launch School-as-a-Service – TechCrunch

With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it’s no wonder EdTech startups have piled into the space. But it’s also served to highlight the abysmal...

Gapsquare, a pioneer of machine learning into gender pay disparity, is acquired by XpertHR...

Inequalities between women and men in the workplace have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic and are likely to persist in the near future, according to the International Labour Organization...

Zoom will pay $85M to settle lawsuit over ‘Zoombombing,’ user privacy – TechCrunch

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Twitter partners with AP and Reuters to address misinformation on its platform – TechCrunch

Twitter announced today it’s partnering with news organizations The Associated Press (AP) and Reuters to expand its efforts focused on highlighting reliable news and information on its platform. Through the...

Afterpay + Square – TechCrunch

Dana Stalder is a partner at Matrix Partners. The former commercial chief (Product, Sales and Marketing) at PayPal, he now leads fintech investing at Matrix Partners, where he also invests...

Kuda, the African challenger bank, raises $55M at a $500M valuation – TechCrunch

Kuda Bank, the London-based, Nigerian-operating startup that is taking on incumbents in the country with a mobile-first, personalised and often cheaper set of banking services built on newer, API-based infrastructure,...

Indian edtech Unacademy valued at $3.44 billion in $440 million fundraise – TechCrunch

Indian online learning platform Unacademy has raised $440 million in a new financing round as investors double down on the South Asian market and elsewhere following a widening series of...

Unicorns are ready for a haircut – TechCrunch

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered barbershops are now a business proposition...

The future of work – TechCrunch

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Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The...

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