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Here Are the 18 African Startups that Will Pitch at Seedstars World

Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has selected startups across Africa

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Taxify is Now Live in Ibadan and Owerri!

Taxify has launched its operations in Ibadan and Owerri, becoming the first top-tier car-hailing service to expand beyond Lagos and Abuja. The company explained that

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Toyota to Boost Uber’s Self-driving Car Programme With $500 Million

Japanese carmaker Toyota is to invest $500m in the ride-hailing company Uber as the two companies expand their partnership in the development

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Nigeria’s TaxiTV Raises More Than $50,000 in Seed Funding to Scale

TaxiTV has raised more than $50,000 in a seed funding round led by Beta.Ventures. According to a report in Business

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Uber Is Back In Finland!

Uber is relaunching in Finland after laws that deregulate the taxi industry came into force on 1 July 2018. The company

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Lyft Now Worth $15.1B After Raising $600m In Extra Funding

Uber beware! Lyft is coming strongly for you. Why? We hear reports that Lyft has raised $600 million in extra funding,

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Google Map Stops Uber Integration With Little Explanation

Google has removed a feature that allows users to hail Uber rides from inside its Google Maps app. The page

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Toyota Pumps $1Billion In Ridesharing Firm Grab

Toyota has pumped $1bn in South East Asia’s ridesharing firm Grab that values the ride-hailing company at $10bn following its

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Taxify Joins #$1Billion Gang As It Secures $175M Investment From Daimler

Mercedes-Benz-owner Daimler has taken a stake in Taxify in a funding round that values the ride-booking group at more than