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WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO
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WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO

Adam Neumann, the co-founder and chief executive of the international real estate co-working startup, WeWork, has reportedly cashed out of more...

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Rent the Backyard wants to build a studio apartment in your yard
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Rent the Backyard wants to build a studio apartment in your yard

Rent the Backyard is one of the rare startups with a name that perfectly suits what it does. The company, which is part of Y Combinator’s current...

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Haus, the real estate startup founded by Garrett Camp, raises $7.1M
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Haus, the real estate startup founded by Garrett Camp, raises $7.1M

Haus, a startup aiming to make home ownership more affordable and flexible, is announcing that it has raised $7.1 million in new funding. This...

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Toys ‘R’ Us taps tech startup b8ta to bring its stores into the future
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Toys ‘R’ Us taps tech startup b8ta to bring its stores into the future

b8ta, the retail as a service startup that has partnered with the likes of Google and Macy’s, is getting into the kids’ toys space. As part of a...

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Retail role play
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Retail role play

Joe Apprendi Contributor Joe Apprendi is a general partner at Revel Partners. More posts by this contributor Taxing your privacy The new era in...

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Cloosiv gives local coffee shops a mobile ordering experience on par with the mega chains
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Cloosiv gives local coffee shops a mobile ordering experience on par with the mega chains

Starbucks’ mobile ordering app has proven wildly popular for the company, with reports indicating that it had more users than the likes of Apple...

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San Francisco takes the final steps toward becoming the first U.S. city to ban vaping product sales
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San Francisco takes the final steps toward becoming the first U.S. city to ban vaping product sales

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance today that prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes within the city. If signed...

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Google announces $1B, 10-year plan to add thousands of homes to Bay Area
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Google announces $1B, 10-year plan to add thousands of homes to Bay Area

The housing crisis in the Bay Area, particularly in San Francisco, is a complex and controversial topic with no one-size-fits-all solution — but a...

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Uber unveils new skyport designs for Uber Air
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Uber unveils new skyport designs for Uber Air

Uber’s architecture and engineering partners have unveiled some new skyport designs. To be clear, skyports are the areas where people will be able...

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Spacemaker scores $25M Series A to let property developers use AI
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Spacemaker scores $25M Series A to let property developers use AI

Spacemaker, a Norway-based startup that’s created AI software to help property developers and architects make better design decisions, has picked...

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Apple Store designer proposes restoring Notre-Dame as… basically an Apple Store
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Apple Store designer proposes restoring Notre-Dame as… basically an Apple Store

Eight Inc, the design firm best known for conceptualizing the Apple Store and the now-iconic giant glass cube on 5th Ave in New York, has proposed...

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NoBroker raises $51M to help Indians buy and rent without real estate brokers
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NoBroker raises $51M to help Indians buy and rent without real estate brokers

A startup that is attempting to significantly improve the way how Indians rent or buy an apartment just raised a substantially big amount to...

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Clutter has picked up Omni’s storage business; Omni to focus on rentals
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Clutter has picked up Omni’s storage business; Omni to focus on rentals

On the heels of Clutter announcing a large growth round of $200 million earlier this year, the storage startup is cleaning up the competitive field...

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Retail Zipline raises $9.6M from Emergence and Serena Williams
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Retail Zipline raises $9.6M from Emergence and Serena Williams

Retail Zipline, a startup aiming to improve communication between retail stores and corporate decision makers, announced today that it has raised ...

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In travel tech, 4 rivals merge in Europe to form Altido for property management of Airbnb-style homes
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In travel tech, 4 rivals merge in Europe to form Altido for property management of Airbnb-style homes

The growth of Airbnb and other big travel startups has given a fillip to the wider travel industry, and today several smaller startups in the short...

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Microsoft announces the $3,500 HoloLens 2 Development Edition
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Microsoft announces the $3,500 HoloLens 2 Development Edition

As part of its rather odd Thursday afternoon pre-Build news dump, Microsoft today announced the HoloLens 2 Development Edition. The company...

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Amazon Pay launches peer-to-peer payments in India
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Amazon Pay launches peer-to-peer payments in India

Continuing its investment in India, Amazon today announced the launch of person-to-person (P2P) payments via Amazon Pay for Android users in the...

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Vue.ai raises $17M to equip online retailers with AI smarts
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Vue.ai raises $17M to equip online retailers with AI smarts

Vue.ai, a U.S/India startup that develops an AI platform to help online retailers work more efficiently and sell more, has announced a $17 million...

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You can now take your Amazon returns to all Kohl’s stores
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You can now take your Amazon returns to all Kohl’s stores

It’s one thing to be able to get everything delivered to your doorstep, it’s another to then have to actually have to leave your home, brace the...

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Netflix to open a production hub in New York and invest up to $100 million in the city
News 3 months ago
Netflix to open a production hub in New York and invest up to $100 million in the city

Start spreading the news. Netflix is coming to New York City in a big way. The streaming media service has committed to invest up to $100 million...

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Amazon’s one-two punch: How traditional retailers can fight back
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Amazon’s one-two punch: How traditional retailers can fight back

Aaron Rinberg Contributor Aaron Rinberg is an associate with Battery Ventures in Herzliya, Israel. Scott Tobin Contributor Scott Tobin is a general...

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USDA launches pilot program allowing SNAP recipients to shop for groceries online
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USDA launches pilot program allowing SNAP recipients to shop for groceries online

The USDA this morning announced the launch of a pilot program that will open up online grocery shopping to those on public assistance. During a two...

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Weengs, the UK logistics startup for online retailers, collects £6.5M Series A
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Weengs, the UK logistics startup for online retailers, collects £6.5M Series A

Weengs, the U. K. logistics startup for e-commerce businesses that need a more convenient way of getting online orders to customers, has raised £6...

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Lyric raises $160 million Series B led by Airbnb
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Lyric raises $160 million Series B led by Airbnb

Lyric, a platform for folks who struggle to decide between a hotel and an Airbnb, has today announced the close of a $160 million Series B...

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Super raises $20M to fix the home services and repairs market with its subscription service
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Super raises $20M to fix the home services and repairs market with its subscription service

Home owners in the US spend upwards of $300 billion annually on home repairs and maintenance — a huge sum that often comes with another, more...

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IAM Robotics puts a unique spin on warehouse automation
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IAM Robotics puts a unique spin on warehouse automation

Before robots get to do the fun stuff, they’re going to be tasked with all of the things humans don’t want to do. It’s a driving tenet of...

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The startup behind Walmart’s shelf-scanning robots
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The startup behind Walmart’s shelf-scanning robots

Earlier this week, Walmart announced a wide-scale expansion of in-store technology. The news came, of course, as the superstore chain is fighting...

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Walmart to expand in-store tech, including Pickup Towers for online orders and robots
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Walmart to expand in-store tech, including Pickup Towers for online orders and robots

Walmart is doubling down on its technology innovations in its brick-and-mortar stores in an effort to better compete with Amazon. The retailer...

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HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination charges over ad targeting
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HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination charges over ad targeting

The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this morning hit Facebook with charges of housing discrimination. The filing states that the...

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Wayfair to open its first brick-and-mortar store this fall
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Wayfair to open its first brick-and-mortar store this fall

Another major e-commerce brand its expanding its business offline. Wayfair, the Boston-based online furniture retailer whose net revenue topped $2...

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