Month: March 2019

Starting your own business? Take advantage of this software sale.

March 10, 2019

The colossal failure which was the Fyre Festival can be a cautionary story about exactly what NOT to do when planning, anything. Just because it sounds good in your head and looks good on Insta-gram, does not mean that it’s guaranteed to go as intended. 2 documentaries and a spate of crushed tweets later, we […]

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Polis, the door-to-door marketer, raises another $2.5 million

March 10, 2019

Polis founder Kendall Tucker began her professional life as a campaign secretary in local Democratic politics,” but — seeing a chance within her oneonone conversations with ordinary folks — has assembled a firm taking that shoe-leather approach to political efforts into the industry world. The business she founded to test her thesis that Americans would […]

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212 holds a $34 million close to invest in Turkey and Eastern Europe’s growing technology scene

March 10, 2019

Eight years later increasing its original $30 million fund, 212 is in the market with a $30 million first close because of its most recent fund focused on investments in Eastern and Turkish European startups. Looking to put money into business-to-business software for a service startups, financial services technologies and marketplace businesses, the business has […]

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Amazon puts former Kindle leader in charge of its pharmacy business

March 10, 2019

Amazon’s entrance in to the drugstore business might perhaps possibly not have the leader you’d anticipate. CNBC has heard the online retailer has picked Nader Kabbani, an executive who helped establish that the Kindle selfpublishing system, and it has worked in Flex and logistics, to go the drugstore team. While he has distribution chain and […]

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India’s Ola spins out a dedicated EV business — and it just raised $56M from investors

March 10, 2019

Ola, Uber’s chief rival in India, is doubling down on electric vehicles once it spun out a passionate firm, that has taken in $56 million in early financing. The system is termed Ola Electric Mobility and is called being an independent business that is backed by Ola. TechCrunch knows Ola provided founding capital, and it’s […]

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Report: Zoom, the video conferencing company, may be a public company as early as April

March 10, 2019

The videoconferencing company Zoom is intending to file a public s1 by the close of March, according to another report from Company Insider that adds the business could go public as soon as April. Business Insider reported that Zoom had filed confidentially with the SEC to go public, only months after Reuters reported that the […]

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EU aims to curb big tech's dominance in business listings

March 10, 2019

The European Union is likely to inflict new rules on high-tech to stop them playing dirty with each other across the globe. Businesses which sell products online, or indicator retail listings, will need to be transparent about how they handle rivals and work to prevent conflicts. The newest recommendations have been agreed by the union, […]

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Europe agrees platform rules to tackle unfair business practices

March 10, 2019

The eu’s political institutions have reached agreement over new rules designed to boost transparency across online platform organizations and control unfair practices to support traders and other businesses that rely on digital intermediaries for discovery and sales. The European Commission suggested a law for fairness and transparency in online platform trading past April. And yesterday […]

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Briq, the next building block in tech’s reconstruction of the construction business, raises $3 million

March 10, 2019

Bassem Hamdy was in the construction industry for quite a long time. He spent the last few years at the construction software industry Procore, now a $3 billion company growing technology to the construction business, and now Hamdy is ready to unveil his second act as chief executive and co-founder of Briq, a brand new […]

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About.me acquired by mobile-first small business startup Broadly

March 10, 2019

Personal homepage startup About.me has been acquired. Again! The company, once bought by AOL for a reported $35 million, decided a few years after the agreement to move it alone, also summoned About.me out to turn into an independent business. Today, About.me announced that it is being acquired by the Oakland-based startup Broadly. About.me founder […]

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