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The direct to consumer department store Neighborhood Goods has raised $11 million
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The direct to consumer department store Neighborhood Goods has raised $11 million

Neighborhood Goods, the direct to consumer department store hawking brands like Rothy’s, Dollar Shave Club, Buck Mason, Draper James and Stadium...

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PrimaryBid closes $8.6M round for its platform aimed to help retail investors
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PrimaryBid closes $8.6M round for its platform aimed to help retail investors

PrimaryBid, a UK-regulated platform connecting publicly listed companies with everyday investors for discounted share issuances has previously...

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Will this tech close on never-ending real estate waiting periods?
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Will this tech close on never-ending real estate waiting periods?

Bennat Berger Contributor Bennat Berger is a tech writer and real estate professional based in New York City. He has written extensively about the...

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Target’s Drive Up pickup service expands nationwide
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Target’s Drive Up pickup service expands nationwide

Target’s same-day curbside pickup service, Drive Up, has now reached all 50 U.S. states, the retailer announced on Thursday. The service allows...

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Apple expands access to official repair parts for third-party shops
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Apple expands access to official repair parts for third-party shops

Apple just announced a new program to make it easier to repair out-of-warranty iPhones. In addition to Apple Authorized Service Providers,...

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Residently raises £7M to digitise the rental experience
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Residently raises £7M to digitise the rental experience

Residently, the U. K.-based 'proptech' startup that is building a rental platform to improve the rental experience, has picked up £7 million in...

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Target’s same-day pickup and delivery services growing at double the rate of 2018
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Target’s same-day pickup and delivery services growing at double the rate of 2018

Target’s investment in same-day pickup and delivery options is paying off. The company, which today offers same-day in-store pickup, drive-up and...

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Flatfair, the ‘deposit-free’ renting platform, raises $11M led by Index Ventures
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Flatfair, the ‘deposit-free’ renting platform, raises $11M led by Index Ventures

Flatfair, a London-based fintech that lets landlords offer "deposit-free" renting to tenants, has raised $11 million in funding. The Series A round...

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Would you rent out your living room for a few hours? This startup is counting on it
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Would you rent out your living room for a few hours? This startup is counting on it

Recharge, a startup that tried convincing hotels to let its customers rent their rooms by the hour and even minute, has revamped and rebranded. Now...

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At Disrupt SF, learn how to take a digital brand offline from Brooklinen, Framebridge and thredUP
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At Disrupt SF, learn how to take a digital brand offline from Brooklinen, Framebridge and thredUP

Over the past couple decades, retail has fundamentally changed. Amazon has swept in and devoured mom and pop stores, while incumbent brands face...

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Morty raises $8.5M Series A to help first-time homebuyers secure their mortgages
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Morty raises $8.5M Series A to help first-time homebuyers secure their mortgages

For the past decade, Brian Faux has been fighting on the front lines of housing finance. In between pursuing a career in mortgage lending and...

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Spaceflow, the ‘tenant experience platform’, scores $1.8M investment
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Spaceflow, the ‘tenant experience platform’, scores $1.8M investment

Spaceflow, a startup founded out of Prague that offers a "tenant experience platform" to help landlords provide a better service, has raised $1.8...

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Scottish spaceport closer to launch after land lease signed
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Scottish spaceport closer to launch after land lease signed

Plans to open a new spaceport in Sutherland in Scotland have moved closer to final approval: The real estate companies working on the deal have...

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In SF, tech crumbled the American dream — LA can do better
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In SF, tech crumbled the American dream — LA can do better

Damian Bradfield Contributor Damian Bradfield is the president, CMO and founding partner of WeTransfer, the company that designs tools for the...

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An inside look at the startup behind Ashton Kutcher’s weird tweets
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An inside look at the startup behind Ashton Kutcher’s weird tweets

In 2017, Matthew Peltier walked barefoot into a pitch meeting with venture capitalists. Young, male, man bun intact, he certainly resembled the...

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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
News 2 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
News 4 months ago
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
News 4 months ago
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
News 4 months ago
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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