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Potloc, a startup that conducts market research using geo-targeted surveys, has announced its $13 million in a Series A funding round, closed in July.
Ahead of the Digital for Good Tech Jam, leaders from Toronto Cat Rescue and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada explained how they hope to use tech to support their charities.
Prosus makes $6.3B hostile bid for Just Eat; Just Eat rejects deal in favor of Takeaway merger(TECHCRUNCH)
Prosus’ offer, which works out to 710 pence per Just Eat Share, is 20% higher than Takeaway.com’s offer of 594 pence (which itself was at a premium to Just Eat’s share price).
OLX Group, Prosus’ Netherlands-based classifieds business, will invest $400 million in global car marketplace Frontier Car Group (FCG), with the plan to integrate the Berlin-based startup with the OLX corporation.
Threekit, an Ottawa-based product visualization software platform for e-commerce brands, has closed a $20 million Series A round.
Though Shipt is widely known as an online grocery service that competes with Instacart and others, Target is putting the service to work to do more than deliver food and various household items.
The company confirmed plans for a new store format after job openings were posted Monday.
Ohio-based startup Loop closed a $10 million Series A funding round led by FirstMark Capital with participation by Lerer Hippeau and Ridge Ventures, Loop said in a press release on Tuesday (Nov. 12).
TikTok tests social commerce(TECHCRUNCH)
The short-form video app said it has started to allow some users to add links to e-commerce sites (or any other destination) to their profile biography as well as offer creators the ability to easily send their viewers to shopping websites.
The app’s new features include View in Room 3D, which lets users take a photo of their room and then see various products added virtually in place.
Nike is making it clear that its two-year-old “Consumer Direct Offense” initiative, aimed at garnering a bigger percentage of its sales at its own stores, is just getting started, with tech at its center.