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SpotOn raises $300M at a $3.15B valuation and acquires Appetize

Last year at this time, SpotOn was on the brink of announcing a $60 million Series C funding round at a $625 million valuation. Fast forward to almost exactly one year later, and a lot has changed for the payments and software startup. Today, SpotOn said it has closed on $300 million in Series E financing that values the company at $3.15 billion — more than 5x of its valuation at the time of its Series C round, and significantly higher than its $1.875 billion valuation in May (yes, just thr...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Instagram, Finance, Funding, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Startup, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, M&a, Square, Mobile Web, Payments, Online Payments

SpotOn raises $125M in a16z-led Series D, triples valuation to $1.875B

Certain industries were hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic than others, especially in its early days. Small businesses, including retailers and restaurants, were negatively impacted by lockdowns and the resulting closures. They had to adapt quickly to survive. If they didn’t use much technology before, they were suddenly being forced to, as so many things shifted to digital last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For companies like SpotOn, it was a pivotal moment.  The startup, w...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Cloud, Mexico, Finance, San Francisco, Startup, Tech, E-commerce, Chicago, Mexico City, SaaS, Venture Capital, Poland, Square

6 Ways for Small and Medium Businesses to Capitalize on the Thanksgiving Weekend Holidays

The day after Thanksgiving marks the start of the official holiday shopping season with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday all stacked up one after the other. While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are typically associated with large businesses and corporations, that doesn’t mean small and medium businesses (SMBs) can’t take advantage of them too, particularly as a tie-in to Small Business Saturday, which is tailored specifically to benefit smaller local businesses. The key is ...
Tags: Post, Business, San Francisco, Sales & Marketing, Chicago, Detroit, Right Now, SMB, Horsley, Spoton, Ways for Small and Medium Businesses, Popular Items SMB, RJ Horsley, SpotOn Transact LLC

SpotOn-New Uber Type On-Demand Car Service for Pets and People Launches in NYC

If you live in any urban area, especially NYC and have a cat or dog, you’ve felt the frustration of trying to get a taxi, Urber or any car service to pick up you and your pet. No one wants to pick up an animal. They fear pet hair, dirt, germs, allergens and an unrestrained […]
Tags: Pets, Pupstylish Photos, Pupstyle, Spoton, Car Service for pets, DaraFoster, People Launches

100+ Tools To Make Your More Effective, Efficient And Creative As A Music Marketer

As we enter the 'fast fashion' phase of streaming, artists are throwing an awful lot of musical spaghetti at the wall in hopes that some will stick long enough to catch a ride to the top of the charts. Here we pop open the music marketer's toolbox and explore over a hundred resources designed to help increase these chances. _______________________ Guest post  by Amber Horsburgh, VP Strategy at Downtown Records. The Spotification of releases means we're working in the fast fashion e...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Marketing, Social Media, Guest Post, Streaming, Hulu, Sao Paulo, Music Business, Facebook YouTube, YouTube Facebook, KPI, IFPI, D.I.Y, Amber Horsburgh VP Strategy, Spoton Track