Africa’s tech pioneers: ‘We have become an internet-consuming culture’

As part of the Guardians series on technology in Africa, we meet 10 leaders of the continents digital transformationAfricas digital transformation would be nothing without the tens of thousands of people who have invested,...

Corporate travel platform TripActions quadruples valuation with $250M Series D

Venture capital investors Andreessen Horowitz, Zeev Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Group 11 have valued TripActions, a travel booking service tailored for large enterprises, at $4 billion with a $250 million Series D....

Seriously, Beware the Shadow Brokers

It’s not every day a trove of National Security Agency-quality hacking tools gets dumped on the open market, free for the taking, but that’s what happened in April. Security researchers say there’s evidence hackers...

Bain Capital Ventures Raises $600 Million for Tech Startups

Bain Capital Ventures closed a $600 million fund to back technology startups, showing investors continue to pour money into the industry despite anemic exits and hand-wringing over bloated valuations.Bains fund, which was disclosed Friday...

Cloud security broker Netskope raises $100m more led by Lightspeed and Accel

As enterprises continue to move more of their computing to the cloud, and across an ever-expanding range of devices from computers to phones and tablets and more, hackers continue to find ways to...

Startup Battlefield application deadline extended by one week

Here’s a heartfelt gift for all you procrastinating early-stage startup founders who haven’t gotten your act together to apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt San Francisco 2018 on September 5-7. You’re...