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What to Expect in 2019: Retail Trends

By Rieva Lesonsky Most of us small business owners start the new year with mixed emotions. We’re hopeful and optimistic about growing our businesses, yet with anxious about all the challenges we know we’ll face. To find out what lies ahead, I’ve collected a number of tips, predictions and advice from people in the know. We’ll be exploring general consumer, financial and economic trends, as well as what to expect in the fields of marketing, technology, retail, HR and money. We also have contribu...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Business, Instagram, Youtube, Disney, US, Billie, Sales & Marketing, Walmart, Customers, United States, Victoria, Ibotta, Right Now, Justine

This entrepreneur just got $8.6 million to make advanced AR games for phones (AAPL)

Illumix, a Silicon Valley-based startup, is building augmented reality games and the technology needed to run them. It's attracted $8.6 million in seed funding from top-tier venture capital firms.  Its investors believe that the founder's background in math and machine learning can help the games Illumix makes stand out in a world of games using off-the-shelf AR software like Apple's ARkit.  Giant companies like Google and Apple are betting heavily on augmented reality, an emerging technology...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Silicon Valley, Quinn, London School Of Economics, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Sand Hill Road, Aapl, Sinha, Maveron, Nicole Quinn, Illumix, Radar Partners Unusual Ventures, Kirin Sinha

Augmented Reality Startup Illumix Raises $8.6 Million From Lightspeed, Maveron, Michael Bay

Silicon Valley-based augmented reality (AR) startup Illumix has raised a $8.6 million seed round of funding to build a new generation of AR games for mobile devices. The round of funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Maveron, with Radar Partners, Unusual Ventures and Michael Bay’s 451 Media also participating. Illumix is in the […]
Tags: News, Michael Bay, Silicon Valley, Augmented Reality, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Maveron, Pokemon Go, Illumix, Radar Partners Unusual Ventures

Illumix raises $8.6M to build more dynamic phone-based AR games

As iOS12 drops, we are again reminded that phone-based AR is on hundreds of millions of phones but we still haven’t seen any big successes built on the new technologies. Illumix is hoping that its approach to building games that understand where the user is while serving up content that responds to that space can help accelerate AR’s popularity. The Menlo Park-based company is emerging out of stealth today and sharing that they’ve raised an $8.6 million seed round co-led by Maveron and Lightspee...
Tags: TC, Michael Bay, Tech, Augmented Reality, Menlo Park, Sinha, Maveron, Illumix, Kirin Sinha