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Hubba faces personnel changes as company continues pivot from enterprise to independent retail (BETAKIT)
Hubba recently laid off 15% of the company while continuing its search for VPs of engineering and product.
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Nift raises $16.5M for a new kind of gift card(TECHCRUNCH)
Businesses that work with Nift can give special gift cards to their best customers. Those customers enter their codes on the Nift website, answer a few questions and can then choose from two free gifts from other local businesses.
While Amazon wants to use drones to shorten delivery times to 30 minutes or less, Walmart wants to use them to provide customer service — among other things — in its vast Supercenters.
The company said it will continue to service homeowners, but will shift its focus to professional contractors.
Belsham will be based out of Hoboken and will oversee the full operation of the Jet.com business, including its increasing focus on online grocery.
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The internet behemoth is in early discussions with banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Capital One Financial Corp. to create a product similar to checking accounts.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop raises another $50 million (TECHCRUNCH)
The lifestyle brand raised the funding from NEA, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Felix Capital.
The company said it plans to use the funding to enhance the way its platform engages with consumers and retailers.