Business

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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 3 days ago
Alyce, an AI-based personalised corporate gifting startup, raises $30M
Swag has a long and patchy history in the world of business. For every hip pair of plaid socks, there are five t-shirts you may never wear, an itchy scarf, a notepad your kids might use, and an ugly mug; and most of all, likely thousands of dollars and lots o…
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - 21 days ago
Startup founded by ‘Survivor’ champ debuts airless bike tires based on NASA rover tech
As NASA is quick to remind people, the investments it funnels towards space exploration often winds up improving life on Earth – and it’s now in the business of speeding up some of that work through startups. SMART, a startup founded in 2020, has a partnershi…
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 7 days ago
How we dodged risks and raised millions for our open-source machine language startup
Open-source startups hoping to secure funding must be aware of these risks when crafting business models to attract investment.
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - 6 days ago
Uber entices drivers back post-pandemic with $250 million stimulus
Despite the classification of ride-hail drivers as “essential workers” during the early days of the pandemic, last April Uber’s business dropped by 80%. Drivers decided they’d rather not risk contracting or spreading COVID-19 for the measly revenue provided b…
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 4 days ago
Grover raises $71M to grow its consumer electronics subscription business
A startup tapping into the concept of the circular economy, where people don’t buy items outright but pay an incremental amount to use them temporarily, has raised some funding to scale its business in Europe and beyond. Grover, a Berlin-based startup that ru…
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 8 days ago
How to Pet-Proof Your Garden This Spring
Pets and gardens don’t always get along. If you have both, it’s important to keep them out of each other’s business so everyone stays happy and healthy.Read more...
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 4 days ago
From pickup basketball to market domination: My wild ride with Coupang
Coupang early investor Ben Sun shares an inside look into the growth of the Korean e-commerce giant, and explains how founder Bom Kim led a pivot when the company was already an established business
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 7 days ago
Building the right team for a billion-dollar startup
Bain Capital Ventures managing director Sarah Smith talks about how to ensure the critical early hires are the right ones to grow a business.
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147dc0c27c3cd291f5eab25bef76237a Americo @Americo - 7 days ago
The New Cancel Culture Capitalism
For Republicans, cancel culture is good for business.
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - 6 days ago
Daily Crunch: The Supreme Court sides with Google in Oracle suit
The Supreme Court announces several tech-related rulings, LG will shut down its smartphone business and we take a deep dive into the story of StockX. This is your Daily Crunch for April 5, 2021. The big story: The Supreme Court sides with Google in Oracle sui…
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 1 day ago
'We realised that by joining together we could make a difference'
The cooperative firms who say their business model made them more resilient to the pandemic.
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - 9 days ago
Norway’s Kolonial rebrands as Oda, bags $265M on a $900M valuation to grow its online grocery del...
Food delivery startups, and specifically those focused on grocery delivery, continue to reap super-sized rounds of funding in Europe, buoyed by a year of pandemic living that has led many consumers to shift to shopping online. Today, the latest of these is co…
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 17 days ago
Huawei seeks growth in internet of things as phone business suffers
Huawei’s struggles amid U.S.-China trade tensions are driving it to seek opportunities in other smart devices, setting itself up against a raft of hardware makers at home and abroad. The Chinese tech giant recorded sluggish revenue growth in 2020, climbing ju…
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 12 days ago
Covid in Kenya: The woman who refuses to be defeated by the virus
Kenyan Josephine Muchilwa lost her chef's job and then her business but is now trying something else.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 13 days ago
How the Pandemic Has Made the Creative Class Feel Free
Hardcore business travelers have no intention of going back to the old ways. The workers who cater to their needs don’t have as many choices.
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - 21 days ago
Ro raises $500M to grow its remote and in-home primary care platform
Healthcare tech startup Ro has raised $500 million to help fuel continued growth of its hybrid telehealth/in-home primary care platform, which also includes a growing pharmacy business as the company pursues a strategy of vertical integration to optimize deli…
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 10 days ago
Are Democrats Friends with Big Business Now?
When C.E.O.s speak out against Republican priorities, it isn’t the flip-flop of alliances it appears to be.
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 11 days ago
LG says some phones will get Android 12 updates, but we’re skeptical
LG may offer Android 12 updates to some of its phones even after it exits the smartphone business. The company doesn’t have a great update track record, though flagships like the LG Wing and V60 might be in line for one final Android OS upgrade.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 12 days ago
How StockX became the stock market of hype
StockX may be a multibillion dollar juggernaut with massive influence radiating throughout sneaker culture today, but it started with taking the leap to transforming a personal passion into a business plan.
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 12 days ago
Where StockX fits in the business of sneakers
E-commerce startups and tech companies have sprouted up to target this connected cultural consumer, and StockX has had to run quickly to maintain its product and marketplace lead.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - about 16 hours ago
Did the Music Industry Change? A Race ‘Report Card’ Is on the Way.
The Black Music Action Coalition, a group of managers, lawyers and others, was created last summer with a mission to hold the business to account. In June, it will report on the progress so far.
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 12 days ago
LG confirms it's shutting down its mobile business
LG is shutting down its struggling mobile business after failing to reverse years of losses.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 15 days ago
Knowing when your startup should go all-in on business development
There’s a persistent fallacy swirling around that any startup growing pain or scaling problem can be solved with business development. That’s frankly not true.
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