Monthly Archive: March 2016

Branch.co raises $9.2 million to bring financial services where banks don’t go

 San Francisco-based Branch International, or Branch.co, raised $ 9.2 million to bring digital financial services to mobile phone users in Sub-Saharan Africa. Andreessen Horowitz led the Series A round. Branch’s free-to-download Android app is a kind of “branchless bank for the next generation,” says founder and CEO Matt Flannery. Read …

Nintendo’s first smartphone app, Miitomo, arrives in the U.S. and other markets this Thursday

 Nintendo’s first smartphone application, “Miitomo,” now has a U.S. launch date: March 31st. In addition, the company says it will also be available in several other countries at the same time. While the company didn’t detail which countries will also receive the app, it will likely include several European markets, and …

Redesigned DoorDash app helps you choose restaurants based on delivery quality and speed

 DoorDash is unveiling new versions of its website and app today, putting each restaurant’s delivery experience front-and-center. That’s happening through a new “Delight” score, which Head of Design Josh Abrams described as an “industry-first” rating — one that doesn’t just reflect the general quality of the meal, or the experience of dining in… …