It’s time for the TGIF edition of the Big 5 Daily.
Relax and read.
Apple has partnered with Singapore to encourage its residents to install the government-owned LumiHealth app using the Apple Watch. The app encourages users to complete certain activities during exercises like swimming, walking, and yoga. It also reminds them of their check-ups and medical appointments.
Valenture Institute, a South Africa-based edtech startup has raised $7 million from GSV Ventures. Last year, Rob Paddock and co-founder, Sam founded Valenture, two years after they sold GetSmarter to 2U for $103 million.
If you vibe on DSTV, you will know Trace. It has acquired Okuhle Media, a South Africa based audiovisual content producer. It also plans to launch “Trace Academia,” an online edutainment platform in November.
See Also: The Big 5 Daily: 17th September 2020
Next, on the Big 5, Careem co-founders have invested $134 million in Endeavor Catalyst III, to support startups that are part of Endeavor’s Network. They made big fortunes after selling Careem to Uber for $3.1 billion.
Finally, Interswitch wants to recover its Venture arm after years of dormancy. Mitchell Elegbe, the fintech unicorn was positive about breaking the news to Techcrunch.
It’s time to say goodbye. Have a restful weekend.
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