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Flippa raises $11M to match online asset and business buyers, sellers

Flippa, an online marketplace to buy and sell online businesses and digital assets, announced its first venture-backed round, an $11 million Series A, as it sees over 600,000 monthly searches from investors looking to connect with business owners. OneVentures led the round and was joined by existing investors Andrew Walsh (former Hitwise CEO), Flippa co-founders Mark Harbottle and Matt Mickiewicz, 99designs, as well as new investors Catch.com.au founders Gabby and Hezi Leibovich; RetailMeNot.com...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Enterprise, Advertising Tech, Australia, Funding, Flippa, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Austin, SaaS, Online Retail, Online Marketplace, Shopify


Choices and constraints: How DTC companies decide which strategy to follow

Companies typically have to settle on strategies that align with their customers, employees, investors, and regulators. The more they know about how the other side will decide, the clearer their own strategies become. If regulators always prefer choice for consumers, then it is easy for a platform to allow multiple payment choices: Shopify allows multiple payment options from its partners, Apple doesn’t. By regulatory intervention, it will have to now. Nash equilibrium and Netflix time Nash eq...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Ecommerce, Marketing, Tech, Marketing Strategy, Online Shopping, Netflix, Warby Parker, Shopify, Merchandising, Omnichannel, Nash, D2C, Direct To Consumer, DTC


Speaking About Big Tech Alternatives With Greg Tanacea of 2A Gun Show

Speaking About Big Tech Alternatives With Greg Tanacea of 2A Gun Show U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Big Tech doesn’t like the online firearms marketplace. Pressure from billionaires and their gun lobby has forced banks to stop doing business with gun sellers. The government has launched attacks against legitimate businesses with things like Operation Chokepoint. It is hard for a company to sell guns online. Payment processors like Stripe do not let companies use their platforms to collect payments...
Tags: Guns, Paypal, Crypto, John, US Navy, Shopify, Nra, Greg, Justin, Northern Virginia, Dubuque Iowa, Information Systems, USCCA, John Crump, Shooting Industry News, Big Tech


Check out 17 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt trading, banking, and lending used to raise millions

Check out these pitch decks for examples of fintech founders sold their vision. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fintech VC funding hit a fresh quarterly record of $22.8 billion in the first three months of 2021, according to CB Insights data. While mega-rounds helped propel o...
Tags: Amazon, South Korea, New York, Ebay, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Atlantic, United States, Dallas, Miami, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Ira


The Last-Mile Ecosystem: What the Future Holds for Fleet Management and E-commerce

The past decade has seen a steady growth in e-commerce and last mile delivery thanks to disruptive technologies and consumers demanding a greater level of convenience. Following the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, this steady growth gave way to a chaotic explosion in demand as people turned to their devices to order for everything from essentials to extras. Business operating delivery fleets capitalized on this opportunity and those without the capacity invested heavily in creating an...
Tags: Business, Sales & Marketing, Fleet, Shopify, Right Now, Derek Goodman


Check out 16 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt trading, banking, and lending used to raise millions

Check out these pitch decks for examples of fintech founders sold their vision. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fintech VC funding hit a fresh quarterly record of $22.8 billion in the first three months of 2021, according to CB Insights data. While mega-rounds helped propel o...
Tags: Amazon, South Korea, New York, Ebay, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Atlantic, Miami, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Ira, Deloitte, Kim


Adobe Jumps Into E-Commerce Payments Business in Challenge to Shopify

By Stephen Nellis(Reuters) - Adobe Inc on Wednesday said it will add payment services to its e-commerce platform this year to help merchants accept...
Tags: Shopify, Stephen Nellis, Reuters Adobe Inc


Going after social commerce for sportspeople, Millions gets $10M

Millions.co, a social commerce platform geared towards professional and semi-professional athletes wanting help to monetize their fanbase by selling merch and/or on-demand video, has grabbed $10 million in funding led by Boston-based Volition Capital. The round is being loosely pegged as a Series A as the seasoned team behind Millions self-funded the first wave of development to get the platform launched. The founding team includes CEO Matt Whitteker, a boxing gym owner who co-founded the supply...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Asia, Europe, Etsy, Boston, Sports, Tech, Michael Jordan, Cristiano Ronaldo, Boxing, North America, Twitch, Shopify, Patreon, Social Commerce


Fintech startup SellersFunding raises $166.5M in equity, credit round to support e-commerce sellers

SellersFunding secured $166.5 million in a combination of Series A equity funding and a credit facility to continue developing its technology and payments platforms for e-commerce businesses. Northzone led the round and was joined by Endeavor Catalyst and Fasanara. SellersFunding CEO Ricardo Pero did not disclose the funding breakdown, but did say the company previously raised two seed rounds for a total of $40 million in equity and more than $100 million in credit facilities, including one that...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Europe, London, Enterprise, Funding, Tech, Banking, SaaS, Jp Morgan, Payments, Retailers, Fintech, Northzone


Daily Crunch: Apple urges users to update all devices after hacktivists reveal zero-day flaw

Hello and welcome back to Daily Crunch for September 13, 2021. This is Alex and I am back! A big thanks to Greg for taking over last week while I was on staycation. It is lovely to be back with you all. Before we dive into the news, a reminder that Disrupt is next week. So, make sure you have a ticket and get hype. More here. It’s going to be a heck of a show. TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 The TechCrunch Top 3+ The Apple-Epic war far from over: While the internet digests the recent, controver...
Tags: Apple, TC, Instagram, China, Boston, Africa, Tech, Ford, Alibaba, Gm, Alex, Shopify, Databricks, Unicorn, Sapphire Ventures, Mike


Commercetools raises $140M at a $1.9B valuation as ‘headless’ commerce continues to boom

E-commerce these days is now a major part of every retailer’s strategy, so technology builders and platforms that are helping them compete better on digital screens are seeing a huge boost in business. In the latest turn, Commercetools — a provider of e-commerce APIs that larger retailers can use to build customized payment, check-out, social commerce, marketplace and other services — has closed $140 million in funding, a Series C that CEO Dirk Hoerig has confirmed to me values the company at $...
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, Europe, Business, John Lewis, Germany, Articles, Tech, E-commerce, Ceo, Economy, CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Munich, AT&T, Api, Audi


Shopify has witnessed both stellar growth and cultural challenges during the pandemic. Insiders reveal what it's like to work at the e-commerce company.

Lucas Jackson/Reuters; Marianne Ayala/Insider Shopify saw outsized growth in 2020 as the pandemic brought more businesses online. But it has also seen some cultural changes, with a wave of longtime employees departing. Here's a rundown of Insider's reporting on Shopify, including recent departures and cultural issues. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shopify has been going through some big changes after a year of monster growth. Founded in 2006, Shopify provides ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Trends, Shopify, Slack, Tobi Lutke, Lütke, Madeline Stone, Amazon Keeping, George Floyd, Brittany Forsyth, Lucas Jackson Reuters, Joe Frasca, Marianne Ayala Insider Shopify, Shopify Shopify Shopify


Nigerian one-click checkout platform OurPass raises $1M pre-seed, wants to build ‘Fast for Africa’

We like to buy things online ranging from e-commerce stores to subscription-based sites. However , no one enjoys the hassle when you have to always re-log into different sites and stores. I mean, shopping can be a whole lot more fun if a fast logging and checkout system existed across all your favorite online stores. In the U.S., high-flying startup Fast already caters to this need. Although the company is building a global product, it is limited in Africa, and OurPass has taken an inter...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Shopify, Abuja, WhatsApp Facebook, Eze, Flutterwave, Recent Funding, Paystack, Gokada, OurPass, Tekedia Capital


Swipe the Leg

In this Marketing Over Coffee: In this episode learn about The Future of Social, Wonderboom 2, Proactive CX, and more! Direct Link to File Brought to you by our sponsors: Blueshift and Upfluence The end of social and the timeline? Trends for 2022 and onward? What happens when your staff members become influencers? 6:46 Blueshift’s SmartHub CDP delivers personalized, omnichannel experiences that improve customer engagement and drive meaningful results, all while saving marketers signi...
Tags: Podcast, Instagram, Marketing, Shopify, Wonderboom, Blueshift, Marketing Over Coffee Newsletter, Analytics for Marketers Slack Group Get the Job, VR Platforms Unity


Check out 15 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt trading, banking, and lending used to raise millions

Check out these pitch decks for examples of fintech founders sold their vision. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fintech VC funding hit a fresh quarterly record of $22.8 billion in the first three months of 2021, according to CB Insights data. While mega-rounds helped propel o...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Ebay, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Atlantic, Miami, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Ira, Deloitte, Carlsberg, Morgan Stanley


Printify bags $45M, led by Index, to ride the custom printing boom

The creator economy loves merch which is great news for on-demand custom printing startups such as Latvia-based Printify — today it’s announcing a $45 million Series A round, led by Index Ventures, off the back of rising demand for its services. The mission: To keep growing its global marketplace of print shops to meet rising demand for custom wares, shipped. Also participating in the funding round: H&M Group, Virgin Group, plus the founders of Transferwise, Vinted, Squarespace, RedHat, and ente...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Facebook, Ecommerce, Europe, Tech, E-commerce, Nba, Virgin Group, Latvia, Will Smith, Printing, Zazzle, Shopify, Content Creators, Index Ventures, Transferwise


How technology is changing the advertising industry

Toby Melville/Reuters Technology has upended the advertising business. Changes in ad tracking and consumer habits are impacting how advertisers reach people and spurring new competition for ad dollars. Here's a breakdown of Insider's coverage of how ad buyers and sellers are impacted. See more stories on Insider's business page. The advertising industry is going through big changes as technology changes upend consumer habits and where and how marketers reach them.Apple and G...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Media, Advertising, Marketing, US, Trends, Nike, Walmart, Mars, Nielsen, Instacart, Publicis


Different Ways To Sell Your Shopify Store Online

Meta Description: this article aims to educate the user on some popular and prevalent ways of successfully selling a Shopify store ____________________________________________________________________________ While the reasons might differ, most entrepreneurs and business owners will concur, that selling their Shopify store online was one of the hardest decisions of their lives. They will also agree that it can, at times, be a confusing and overwhelming decision, especially due to the pleth...
Tags: Sales, More, Shopify


Global stocks rally after weak US jobs report cools concerns about a faster shift in Fed policy

Stocks have risen sharply in Japan in the last two sessions. KAZUHIRO NOGI/Getty Global stocks rose on Monday despite the US jobs recovery slowing sharply in August. Investors think the weak jobs report will cause the Fed to keep up its support for the economy and stocks. Elsewhere, Brent crude oil fell on Monday after Saudi Arabia cut prices to woo Asian buyers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Global stocks climbed on Monday after a disappointing US jobs report eased inve...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Europe, Japan, UK, Saudi Arabia, China, Global, US, Trends, Bloomberg, European Central Bank, Joe Biden, Delta, Tokyo, El Salvador


Check out 14 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt trading, banking, and lending used to raise millions

Check out these pitch decks for examples of fintech founders sold their vision. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fintech VC funding hit a fresh quarterly record of $22.8 billion in the first three months of 2021, according to CB Insights data. While mega-rounds helped propel o...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Ebay, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Atlantic, Miami, Fidelity, Deloitte, Carlsberg, Morgan Stanley, Fintech, Shopify


Understanding Your Online Presence When Starting a Business

Any business requires a strong presence to grow. Apart from a great-looking storefront and effective advertising, you should also have a great online presence. With more customers searching for products and services online, it is crucial for your business to have active social media accounts, a great website, and correct pages in established business directories. A solid online presence boosts your online sales, helps customers locate your business, and strengthens your brand. What Does Onli...
Tags: Google, Sales, More, Shopify, Squarespace, Google My Business, Brightlocal Consumer Review Survey, Google My Business Yelp Better Business Bureau, Ask Customers for Review


We Are Social’s Tuesday Tweakup #47

Instagram launches ads in Instagram Shop tabLast year saw Instagram finally embrace e-commerce with the unveiling of ‘Shops,’ a feature that currently lives on the app’s bottom navigation bar. Following testing in the US, When clicked, ads – which will appear alongside other ‘Shops’ content – will open the Product Details page, showing more information about the item, additional images, and other brand products. Users can then save the product from the ad to their wish list, or send it to a fri...
Tags: Taylor Swift, Instagram, US, Seo, Kylie Jenner, Shopify, Clubhouse, Taylor SwiftTayTay, TikTok Pop


Prive has raised $1.7 million to build a more configurable e-commerce subscription platform

Prive, a months-old, San Francisco-based startup founded by two former Uber product managers, just raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding to create what it describes as a far more customizable e-commerce subscriptions platform for D2C brands. The round was co-led by Patrick Chung and Brandon Farwell at XFund and Ben Ling from Bling Capital, with participation from Defy Partners, Halogen Ventures, and Uber executives. Founded by Claudia Laurie and Alex Craciun — who both spent two-and-a-half yea...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Ecommerce, Uber, US, San Francisco, Tech, SaaS, Subscriptions, Xfund, Shopify, Santa Monica Calif, Laurie, Patrick Chung, Craciun, Chargebee


Check out 13 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt trading, banking, and lending used to raise millions

Check out these pitch decks for examples of fintech founders sold their vision. Yulia Reznikov/Getty Images Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fintech VC funding hit a fresh quarterly record of $22.8 billion in the first three months of 2021, according to CB Insights data. While mega-rounds helped propel o...
Tags: Amazon, Ebay, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Atlantic, Miami, Fidelity, Deloitte, Carlsberg, Morgan Stanley, Fintech, Shopify, Cto


Best Shopify Themes for Small Businesses

Shopify’s e-commerce platform helps businesses to hosts and run their online stores. It helps you to organize your online store’s layout through the use of templates or themes. With these Shopify themes, you can create beautiful and mobile-friendly online stores with the option to build from scratch or customize to your own liking. The result is that you are able to sell your products in multiple places, including the web, mobile, social media, online marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Mac, Youtube, Sales, Ajax, Brooklyn, Google Maps, Shopify, Facebook Instagram, Goodwin, Brooklyn Brooklyn, Small Business Operations, Belle Belle


Users can now shop directly on TikTok thanks to its partnership with Shopify

Shopify x TikTok TikTok unveils a new in-app shopping feature in its latest partnership with Shopify. TikTok users can now purchase items from sellers directly from videos and retailer profiles. Since the pandemic, e-commerce has increased, creating ways for social platforms to get involved. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok users can now shop directly in the app.The new TikTok Shopping feature, announced Tuesday, lets Shopify merchants with a TikTok For Business acc...
Tags: Facebook, News, US, Trends, Social Media, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Retail, Kylie Jenner, Shopify, Social Commerce, UK Canada, ESET, Kylie Cosmetics, Emily Walsh, Tiktok


Cannabis e-commerce startup Jane Technologies raises $100m after stellar growth

Don’t call Jane Technologies the Amazon of weed. Instead, think of Jane Technologies as the Shopify of weed, and it’s an important distinction. While other startups attempt to build a destination marketplace like Amazon, Jane Technologies is trying something more powerful. The company is building the backends for dispensaries that are quickly taking their cannabis offerings online, and the company accounts for 20% of all legal cannabis sales in the United States. To Jane Technologies, the future...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Ebay, America, Tech, E-commerce, Cannabis, Canada, United States, Seth Rogen, Shopify, Don, Jane, Socrates, Rosenfeld, Jim Belushi


TikTok Will Now Let Me Directly Subsidize the Lives of Cool 19-Year-Olds

In what I can only assume is a carefully-laid scheme to ensure my long-term personal and financial demise, TikTok and Shopify announced on Tuesday a new partnership that will allow users to make in-app purchases directly from the streaming platform for the first time.Read more...
Tags: Science, Pinterest, Instagram, Software, Computing, Kylie Jenner, Shopify, Video Hosting, Harley Finkelstein, Kylie Cosmetics, Video Software, Bytedance, Tiktok, Application Software


TikTok Users Can Now Shop Inside the App

When it comes to marketing on TikTok, the most successful brands know how to build community before pushing purchases. But when every cooking video, makeup tutorial and viral trend adaption is a potential sale, the social platform has turned to Shopify to make it easier for brands and creators to move down the marketing funnel....
Tags: Ecommerce, Advertising, Shopify, Social Commerce


Signs your Side Hustle Should Become a Full-Fledged Business

These days people can monetize just about anything they do. With the newfound accessibility of e-commerce platforms such as Shopify, and with the ease of marketing via social media, personal side hustles have become commonplace for entrepreneurial folks from all walks of life. In fact, a 2019 Bankrate survey found that 45% of American workers take on side jobs for extra income. Putting these positive drivers aside, the pandemic made side hustles a necessity for many whose jobs were cut during th...
Tags: Google, Business, Startup, Silicon Valley, Santa Barbara County, Shopify, Ugc, Right Now, Tom, Bankrate, Bob Barker, Piqora, Tom Logan, Cohley, Erik Graber, Viktoriia Hnatiuky Viktoriia Hnatiuk Shutterstock