Older retailers like Express, J.Crew, and Urban Outfitters want to copy Amazon’s 3rd-party marketplace model.
Klarna -- a leader in “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) -- has become Europe’s biggest startup, valued at $45B+. But its business model raises questions.
Quantum hacking will completely compromise the existing security infrastructure of the internet. Arqit is building a solution.
Gig workers (e.g., DoorDash, Postmates) are victims of a new phishing scam. Their status as contract workers does not help.
Online marketplace Etsy dropped $1.6B to acquire a leading Gen Z second hand fashion platform.
Mining ethereum can be a sketchy affair. So, Norton is bundling the service into its antivirus software (for some reason).
Sales are up for deodorant, toothpaste, luggage, and condoms. But down for toilet paper and baking soda.
Turntable.fm shut down in 2014. Now it’s back after raising $7.5m but has to contend with another identical startup also called Turntable.
Items purchased online are 3-4x more likely to be returned. For PayPal -- which provides services across the retail journey -- this acquisition makes a ton of sense.
Apple’s “Find My” and Amazon’s “Sidewalk” are 2 leading mesh networks. What do they actually do?
Mint gum sales are down 30% YoY...because people aren’t “waiting in line” as much.
MindMed is sponsoring several clinical trials to bring psychedelics and hallucinogens (LSD, MDMA) to the market.
Helmed by 26-year old billionaire Austin Russell, Luminar’s LIDAR tech is used on self-driving cars and...now, helicopters.
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UiPath’s software does robot-like work for humans -- tasks like filling forms, moving files, inputting data, and scraping documents.
ConsenSys works on 2 Ethereum-based blockchains you may have heard of: NFTs and DeFi.
The Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRI) is home to 150 companies, including Tesla and Amazon. Employers are wooing workers with 1k+ mustang horses… what could go wrong?
E-signature startup Notarize raised $200m+ for its business of notarizing mortgage docs.
Have you ever seen someone post “link in bio” on Instagram. Turns it’s a huge business opportunity.
This month, Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama will cast mail-in ballots on whether or not to unionize.