Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

Big changes are afoot for Wire, an enterprise-focused end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service that advertises itself as “the most secure collaboration platform”. In February, Wire quietly raised $8.2 million from Morpheus Ventures and others, we’ve confirmed — the first funding amount it has ever disclosed — and alongside that external financing, it moved its… Continue reading

Understanding Uber’s latest fintech play – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about how SoftBank is screwing up. Before that, I noted All Raise’s expansion, Uber the TV show and the… Continue reading

Samsung ramps up its B2B partner and developer efforts – TechCrunch

Chances are you mostly think of Samsung as a consumer-focused electronics company, but it actually has a very sizable B2B business as well, which serves more than 15,000 large enterprises and hundreds of thousands of SMB entrepreneurs via its partners. At its developer conference this week, it’s putting the spotlight squarely on this side of… Continue reading

Sahara Reporters founder Sowore remains detained in Nigeria – TechCrunch

The founder of African investigative digital media site Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore remains detained in Nigeria on charges including treason, his wife Opeyemi Sowore told TechCrunch. Her husband founded Sahara Reporters to create and aggregate news content, social media tips and self-digital reporting toward exposing corruption in Africa and his home country of Nigeria. After… Continue reading