Onehouse builds a neutral data lake integration layer on top of Apache Hudi • FreeJobAlert

Onehouse emerged last year with a cloud data lake product built on top of the open source Apache Hudi project. The startup aims to act as an integration layer to move data between different repositories, rather than competing directly with larger data lake providers like Snowflake and Databricks. Today the company announced a $25 million … Read more

Samooha launches with technology that enables companies to share data securely • FreeJobAlert

Samooha, a startup developing a “cross-cloud” data collaboration platform, announced today that it has raised $12.5 million in a tranche of funding backed by Altimeter Capital and Snowflake Ventures, among others. CEO Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan says the cash injection – Samooha’s first – will be spent on product development and hiring; the plan is to grow … Read more

Why invest in Ukrainian startups today? • FreeJobAlert

Dmythro Bilash Contributor The EU will Invest €13.5 billion in research and innovation for 2023-2024 as part of the Horizon Europe programme. For the first time in the history of the programme, it includes targeted support to Ukraine. This is one of the first real steps towards Ukraine’s integration into the EU and I couldn’t … Read more

More jobs at risk as Sendy changes course in Nigeria • FreeJobAlert

In October last year, Sendy, a Kenyan logistics scale-up, ended its provisioning service, which allowed retailers to purchase FMCGs directly from manufacturers, saying it was focusing all of its focus on its end-to-end fulfillment offering. Months later, the company ceases operations on the ground in Nigeria, one of its four markets in Africa. This means … Read more