Techmeme

Results 51 - 60 of about 298:

Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: popular shopping app Wish is raising around $500M at a valuation between $3.5B and $5B; Temasek, owned by Singapore's government, is a lead investor   —  The fast-growing startup also raised $500 million last year.  —  Wish, the maker of the No. 2 shopping app of the same name …
Nov 4, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Criteo is paying $250 million to buy e-commerce ad firm HookLogic   —  Like Google product listing ads, but for e-commerce sites.  —  HookLogic, a startup that helps consumer brands place ads on e-commerce sites, has agreed to sell for $250 million to publicly traded ad-tech firm Criteo.
Oct 4, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon's jobs website shows Echo and Alexa groups are currently looking to fill 400 positions   —  Alexa, we're going to need some more recruiters.  —  When Jeff Bezos revealed in May that Amazon employed more than 1,000 people working on Echo and Alexa products, he warned: “It's just the tip of the iceberg.”
Oct 1, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Online grocery service FreshDirect, popular in New York, raises $189M round led by JPMorgan Asset Management to expand in new cities   —  One of the oldest online grocers gets a huge cash infusion.  —  FreshDirect, an online grocer that has a large following in the New York metropolitan area …
Sep 26, 2016, 7:45 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: online home-furnishings retailer One Kings Lane sold for less than $30M this year after being valued at $900M in early 2014   —  In the wake of two huge e-commerce acquisitions, a reminder of the tough ones.  —  One Kings Lane, an online home-furnishings retailer …
Aug 23, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Square is chasing growth by expanding its lending business to non-Square merchants   —  A partnership with the startup Upserve will give 7,000 restaurants access to Square Capital.  —  Square's lending business, Square Capital, has been a pleasant surprise from the start.
Aug 11, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Jet CEO Marc Lore will run Walmart's US e-commerce operations after the acquisition closes   —  Jet.com CEO Marc Lore will also run Walmart.com  —  Walmart, the world's largest retailer, announced it will acquire two-year-old online retailer Jet.com for $3.3 billion in cash and stock …
Aug 7, 2016, 8:14 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Earning $857M in Q2, Amazon posts record profit for the third straight quarter   —  Yes, that Amazon.  —  Amazon — yes, Amazon — is on a profits streak.  —  The company with the long-time reputation on Wall Street as a money-loser just revealed a record-setting quarterly profit for the third straight quarter.
Jul 28, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon stops honoring partial refunds on items that drop in price after purchase, except TVs, amid entry of startups like Earny that track item prices   —  Except for TVs.  —  The company that prides itself on customer centricity may have just alienated some customers.
May 23, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
BigCommerce raises $30M led by GGV Capital to help retailers, merchants, and brands sell across marketplaces, bringing total raised to $155M over seven years   —  The Shopify competitor wants to move upmarket.  —  BigCommerce has raised $30 million in new funding, as investors continue …
May 10, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Wavefront by VMware:
Metrics and Analytics by Wavefront by VMware: Enter to Win $500  —  Discover Wavefront's out-of-the-box monitoring suite for Containers, AWS, Windows, Linux & more.  Try Free for 30 days, enter to win $500
eero:
The eero Plus experience keeps getting better with regular updates.  —  With the latest version of the eero app for iOS and Android, it's now easy to track your eero Plus daily, weekly, and monthly activity of Inspections …
Zoho:
Introducing Moderator Controls in Zoho Meeting - lock meetings, switch presenters, and mute or remove participants  —  Forming actionable plans out of collaborative sessions can be challenging.
TechCrunch Disrupt SF:
Techmeme readers save 15% off Disrupt SF passes  —  TechCrunch's Disrupt SF (Sept. 5-7) is our most ambitious event ever where our 10k attendees will extract more startup insights & inspiration than ever before.