Amazon Acquires Self-Driving Startup Zoox From Senegalese-Born CEO For Over $1.2bn

E-commerce giant Amazon has reportedly forked out more than $1.2 billion to buy the self-driving startup Zoox. On Friday, both companies announced they had signed a “definitive merger agreement” under which Amazon will acquire Zoox.  The deal will give Amazon control of the California-based company that has been developing self-driving car technology. “Zoox

Startups must apply “Africa discount” when fundraising – Helium Health

Founded in 2016, Helium Health takes hospitals and clinics instantly digital with its flagship Electronic Medical Records/Hospital Management Information System (EMR/HMIS) product, currently in use by more than 300 healthcare facilities in West Africa. The company this month announced the completion of a US$10 million Series A funding round, led by Global Ventures and