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Fifth Wall, focused on real estate tech and managing $3.2B, looks to eat up even more of its market
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Fifth Wall, focused on real estate tech and managing $3.2B, looks to eat up even more of its market

Brendan Wallace’s ambition is beginning to seem almost limitless. The venture firm that Wallace and cofounder Brad Greiwe launched less than seven years ago already has $3.2 billion in assets under management. But that firm, Fifth Wall, which argues there are massive financial returns at the intersection of real estate and tech, isn’t worried about...

Kenya’s growth was strongest in Africa’s VC market; Clean tech, E-commerce pulled in most of the funding
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Kenya’s growth was strongest in Africa’s VC market; Clean tech, E-commerce pulled in most of the funding

As VC activity slowed down globally last year, Kenya defied odds to record the strongest growth in funding raised in Africa. Reports show that the deal count and value to the country surpassed 2021 figures owing to increased investor interest. Data from market intelligence firm Briter Bridges, and The Big Deal shows Kenya raised $1.1...

How to use wearable tech if you’ve got tattoos
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How to use wearable tech if you’ve got tattoos

Smartwatches often don’t work with tattoos, but there are alternatives and workarounds. | Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge If you’ve got tattoos and are interested in trying out wearable tech, there are a few things to consider before reaching for your wallet. The bad news is that tattoos and wearables aren’t always compatible....

Crypto, Equity, Metal Markets Plunge as Tech Earnings Disappoint and US Economic Weakness Deepens – Market Updates Bitcoin News
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Crypto, Equity, Metal Markets Plunge as Tech Earnings Disappoint and US Economic Weakness Deepens – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Equity markets began the day in the red following the latest corporate earnings reports from some of the world’s largest firms, including Microsoft. The tech giant’s recent conference call was considered disappointing, and earnings from firms such as Boeing, Texas Instruments, and 3M were also lackluster. Gold and silver prices were down between 0.43% and...

Chemical giant Denka dives into VC with $100M fund managed by Pegasus Tech
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Chemical giant Denka dives into VC with $100M fund managed by Pegasus Tech

Pegasus Tech Ventures, a Silicon Valley-headquartered venture capital firm that helps corporations invest in startups, said it has set up a $100 million fund with Japanese chemical and life science company Denka. Denka, a 107-year-old firm, is the sole limited partner of the newly established corporate venture capital fund and in line with its 2030...

Asteroid mining startup AstroForge will test its metal refinery tech in space this year
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Asteroid mining startup AstroForge will test its metal refinery tech in space this year

Asteroid mining startup AstroForge will head to space twice this year, as it attempts to do what no other company has been able to before: unlock the potentially limitless value of precious minerals in deep space. When TechCrunch covered AstroForge’s seed round last April, we noted that the company was planning a demonstration mission sometime...