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Squarefoot raises $7M to give offices an easier way to find space
News 6 days ago
Squarefoot raises $7M to give offices an easier way to find space

While smaller companies are seeing a lot of new options for distributed office space, or can pick up a couple offices in a WeWork, eventually they...

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Amazon taps Best Buy to begin selling its smart TVs with Alexa
News 6 days ago
Amazon taps Best Buy to begin selling its smart TVs with Alexa

Amazon is looking to sell its Fire TV Edition smart televisions in a big box store, but thankfully it’s not Whole Foods. Instead, Amazon will be...

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Developing rapid response services for real estate agents, Agentology bags $12 million
News 1 week ago
Developing rapid response services for real estate agents, Agentology bags $12 million

Startups like Zillow and Trulia have reshaped the real estate market by giving consumers their 24-hour covetable, clickable window into shoppable...

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Walmart to launch a more personalized, redesigned website in May
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Walmart to launch a more personalized, redesigned website in May

Walmart today is announcing a significant redesign of its website which includes a visual makeover, the introduction of new personalization...

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Target debuts same-day delivery for in-store purchases in some urban markets
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Target debuts same-day delivery for in-store purchases in some urban markets

Target wants to make it easier for customers in urban markets to shop its store and get their hauls home, without having to lug their bags onto the...

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Domino’s will now deliver to 150,000 parks, pools and other non-traditional locations
News 1 week ago
Domino’s will now deliver to 150,000 parks, pools and other non-traditional locations

Domino’s will now deliver your pizza to the beach – well, sort of! Or the park, the sports field, that one gas station down the road, or some...

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Bolt Threads joins Modern Meadow in the quest to bring lab-grown leather to market
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Bolt Threads joins Modern Meadow in the quest to bring lab-grown leather to market

There’s a new world of lab-grown replacements coming for everything from the meat department in your grocery store to a department store near you....

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Zillow surprises investors by buying up homes
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Zillow surprises investors by buying up homes

Real estate platform Zillow changed up its business model this week, announcing that it plans to purchase and sell homes in Las Vegas and Phoenix....

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Amazon finally opens up Prime Wardrobe to more customers
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Amazon finally opens up Prime Wardrobe to more customers

Amazon’s Prime Wardrobe appears to be getting ready to launch. The retailer’s “try before you buy” shopping service, first announced in June 2017,...

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ServiceTitan is LA’s least likely contender to be the next billion-dollar startup
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ServiceTitan is LA’s least likely contender to be the next billion-dollar startup

The city of Glendale, Calif. seems like an unlikely place to grow one of the next billion-dollar startups in the booming Los Angeles tech ecosystem...

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All Raise taps Stitch Fix’s Katrina Lake and others to mentor female founders
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All Raise taps Stitch Fix’s Katrina Lake and others to mentor female founders

As part of All Raise’s mission to increase the number of female founders who receive venture funding in the next five years, All Raise has tapped...

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Tentrr is turning private land into glampgrounds, with the help of VCs
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Tentrr is turning private land into glampgrounds, with the help of VCs

If you’ve ever gone camping and found yourself thinking it kind of sucks, likely because you’re too close to other campers, you might be interested...

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Interiors marketplace eporta raises $8M, led by Canvas Ventures
News 2 weeks ago
Interiors marketplace eporta raises $8M, led by Canvas Ventures

In this day and age of higher expectation in offices, sourcing your furniture from Ikea no longer cuts the proverbial mustard. But the furniture...

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Albertsons will offer Plated’s meal kits across hundreds of stores this year
News 2 weeks ago
Albertsons will offer Plated’s meal kits across hundreds of stores this year

Following its $200 million acquisition of meal kit startup Plated last fall, grocery chain Albertsons announced this week it would roll out Plated...

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Walmart to roll out over 500 more Pickup Towers to U.S. stores this year
News 2 weeks ago
Walmart to roll out over 500 more Pickup Towers to U.S. stores this year

Walmart announced this week it’s going to roll out more than 500 additional Pickup Towers to its U.S. stores over the course of the year. The...

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6 River Systems raises $25 million for warehouse robots
News 2 weeks ago
6 River Systems raises $25 million for warehouse robots

As the e-commerce industry continues to explode, one startup that’s benefiting is Boston-based 6 River Systems. The business, which builds robots...

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Millennials could be the answer to government malaise
News 2 weeks ago
Millennials could be the answer to government malaise

Hollie Russon Gilman Contributor Share on Twitter Hollie Russon Gilman is the New America Open Technology Institute Civic Innovation Fellow and...

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South Korean capital Seoul mulls ‘S-Coin’ tokens and blockchain-based government
News 3 weeks ago
South Korean capital Seoul mulls ‘S-Coin’ tokens and blockchain-based government

South Korea has been at the forefront of the blockchain movement, with some of the highest density of cryptocurrency traders anywhere in the world....

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Singapore issues first fines to Airbnb hosts for violating rental laws
News 3 weeks ago
Singapore issues first fines to Airbnb hosts for violating rental laws

Singapore has fined two Airbnb hosts who broke the country’s rules on apartment rentals. In a first for the country, two men were fined SG$60,000 ...

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Walmart brings its partnership with JD.com into the food business
News 3 weeks ago
Walmart brings its partnership with JD.com into the food business

Walmart is bringing its partnership with JD.com into its grocery business. The Chinese physical store will stock products that customers can also...

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Amazon partners with French retailer Monoprix to launch Prime Now grocery deliveries in Paris
News 4 weeks ago
Amazon partners with French retailer Monoprix to launch Prime Now grocery deliveries in Paris

Amazon’s business in France is taking a big step forward after announcing a new deal today with retail giant Monoprix to deliver groceries through...

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Jeff Vinik invests $12 million into Dreamit Ventures, joins board
News 1 month ago
Jeff Vinik invests $12 million into Dreamit Ventures, joins board

Real estate investor and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has expanded his relationship with Dreamit Ventures through a new $12 million...

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Gwynnie Bee is bringing subscription clothing rental to traditional retailers with launch of ‘CaaStle’
News 1 month ago
Gwynnie Bee is bringing subscription clothing rental to traditional retailers with launch of ‘CaaStle’

Gwynnie Bee, a subscription service offering women an “unlimited closet” of clothing for rent, believes its model is one that can be expanded to...

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Skyline AI raises $3M from Sequoia Capital to help real estate investors make better decisions
News 1 month ago
Skyline AI raises $3M from Sequoia Capital to help real estate investors make better decisions

Skyline AI, an Israeli startup that uses machine learning to help real estate investors identify promising properties, announced today that it has...

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Target tests a new loyalty program with 1% back, Shipt discounts and free next-day delivery
News 1 month ago
Target tests a new loyalty program with 1% back, Shipt discounts and free next-day delivery

Target has begun to test a new loyalty program, “Target Red,” that combines discounts on delivery with cash back on later purchases. The program...

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Kozmo.com is back from the dead…kind of
News 1 month ago
Kozmo.com is back from the dead…kind of

Kozmo.com, the startup that attempted on-demand delivery of anything way back in 1998 but burned through $280 million in capital and failed to make...

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Travis Kalanick is already back running a company with a $150M investment
News 1 month ago
Travis Kalanick is already back running a company with a $150M investment

Travis Kalanick, the former Uber CEO who was shown the door in June last year amid a series of major controversies, has already found his next...

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Google bought Manhattan’s Chelsea Market building for $2.4 billion
News 1 month ago
Google bought Manhattan’s Chelsea Market building for $2.4 billion

Google has just confirmed its long-rumored purchase of Manhattan’s Chelsea Market building for $2.4 billion — all in all not a bad price, given...

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Ford could change Detroit by buying its defunct train station
News 1 month ago
Ford could change Detroit by buying its defunct train station

According to this report, Ford is pursuing a deal to purchase the abandoned Michigan Central Station. Located just outside downtown Detroit, the...

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After launching in the U.S., Instagram expands its shoppable posts features to business users in eight other countries
News 1 month ago
After launching in the U.S., Instagram expands its shoppable posts features to business users in eight other countries

Instagram is launching its Shopping feature for business accounts to eight new countries: Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, France,...

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