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After $4.5 million seed round, Adeptmind launches to help retailers with accurate online search (BETAKIT)
Adeptmind aims to offer accurate online shopping results and avoid the “no results found” search problem.
As more small and mid-size companies move their business to the cloud, so shifts the Canadian economy online. How will your business compete in the digital marketplace?
The company has 60 locations in 25 countries across the world.
The Series A comprises investments from French ad giant Havas Group, European venture capital company Otium Venture, marketing firm Twins Partners, and the European Union’s SME Instrument program.
With a $5 million Series A, Nudge Rewards wants to gamify employee performance across North America (BETAKIT)
Nudge Rewards’ new round is part of BDC’s new $70 million Women in Tech fund.
Airbnb acquires ad tech startup AdBasis (TECHCRUNCH)
AdBasis said its team will continue to work on digital creative testing and ad optimization technology at Airbnb.
The move underscores the impact that retailers in home decor and furnishings expect augmented reality to have for online shopping in their categories.
This is the 10th straight quarter where Shopify has outperformed market expectations.
Bossa Nova raises $17.5 million for retail robots (TECHCRUNCH)
The company has “been working on this solution to automate prcess on the shop floor. [It’s] all about improving the customer shopping process,” said Martin Hitch, chief business officer of Bossa Nova Robotics.
From inventory management to product search, the machines are making it easier to sell online–and compete with a certain Seattle-based retail behemoth.