Tag: Internet Penetration

WeeTracker

The Plan B For Uganda’s Foiled Social Media Levy Is Full Internet Tax

Since 2018, Ugandans have had to part with UGX 200.00 (USD 0.055) daily as a levy that must be paid before they can access over-the-top (OTT) […]
April 12th, 2021
YourStory

Shopify for coaching: How Kunal Shah, Sequoia, and Blume-backed Classplus digitised 1 lakh tutors to serve 12M students

Classplus had very humble beginnings three years ago. Founders Mukul Rustagi, an IIT Roorkee alumnus who traded derivatives on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and Bhaswat Agarwal, […]
April 11th, 2021
KrAsia

Indian social media firm ShareChat raises USD 502 million from Tiger Global, Snap; becomes a unicorn

Indian social media startup ShareChat, which also runs short video app Moj, has landed a half-a-billion dollar check from New York-headquartered hedge fund Tiger Global, American […]
April 8th, 2021
Entrackr

ShareChat becomes 9th unicorn in 2021 after $502 Mn round led by Tiger Global

Social media platform ShareChat has also joined the list of unicorns with a $502 million Series E round led by Tiger Global with participation from Snap […]
April 8th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

This is the last one, we promise, but we’re not sure.

This post is a delayed version of Techpoint Digest, a week-daily newsletter that rounds up major happenings in African tech. You can start receiving it hours […]
April 1st, 2021
YourStory

This Chennai startup helps farmers boost their income with a micro farm model

A Chennai-based agritech startup founded in 2019 by two tech graduates aims to help small farmers mitigate risks from mono crop culture and earn additional income […]
March 28th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

Africa is ripe with enough innovation to finance its future

This post is a delayed version of Techpoint Digest, a week-daily newsletter that rounds up major happenings in African tech. You can start receiving it hours […]
March 25th, 2021
KrAsia

BigBasket’s ingenious journey to crack India’s complex e-grocery market

The idea behind online grocery platform, BigBasket, was conceived in the 90s by its founders. In 1999, eight years before homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart was born, […]
March 11th, 2021
The Low Down

Shopee enters Indonesia’s food delivery market

Since 2020, there have been rumors that Shopee is about to enter the Indonesian food delivery market, but it has not been clear whether Shopee intends […]
March 9th, 2021
Seoulz

Netflix in Korea – An Overview of Their Expansion Plans in South Korea

Having Netflix in Korea is fantastic. Who would have thought a startup from California would become the leading content platform in the world? What many might […]
March 8th, 2021
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