AudioMob, which serves audio ads inside mobile games, raises a $14M Series A

AudioMob is a startup that provides ‘non-intrusive’ audio ads within mobile games. It turns out that gamers don’t seem to mind little ads like this popping up, and somehow AudioMob seems to have cracked the mechanic. It’s now raised a $14 million Series A round led by Makers Fund and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Also participating […]

Google sets up $50M fund to invest in African startups

Google plans to invest up to $50 million in African early and growth-stage startups, ramping up efforts to support more businesses on the continent. Google made known its plans today in a virtual event where CEO Sundar Pichai announced the tech giant’s intention to commit $1 billion over the next five years in tech-led initiatives […]