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Shopify, Canadian government launch initiative to help small businesses grow online amid COVID-19 (BETAKIT)
Shopify has partnered with the federal government to launch a new initiative called Go Digital Canada, aimed to bring more Canadian small businesses online.
Electronic Arts – Java Software Engineer II – Gameplay Services
Motion – Sales Consultant
Altus Group – Total Rewards Specialist
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Walmart is increasing its majority-stake in Flipkart by leading a new $1.2 billion financing round in the Indian e-commerce giant.
BuyBack Booth secures $5.2 million in seed funding to bring smartphone diagnostic robot to market (BETAKIT)
BuyBack Booth, which provides artificial intelligence-based mobile phone evaluations, has raised a $5.2 million seed round led by Brightspark Capital.
A selloff is fracturing the tech market — and Shopify may be on the wrong side of it (FINANCIAL POST)
Technology stocks are finally showing their first signs of weakness after a four-month rally took their prices and valuations into nosebleed territory, but market watchers don’t believe a bubble is popping.
Toronto-based digital logistics startup Swyft, which connects merchants to existing courier networks, has closed a $3 million CAD seed round.
The system aims to help businesses manage traffic into their stores under COVID-19 regulations.
Toronto-based Clearbanc has launched a new platform that allows founders to determine the valuation of their startup.
With ecommerce taking off amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Bolt the checkout technology platform company is raising $50 million in a new round of venture funding.
Saskatoon-based Vendasta, which has created a cloud commerce platform for small and medium businesses, has announced plans to add 100 jobs in Saskatchewan.
Google looks to maximize its ecommerce appeal with new video review and shopping platform (SOCIAL MEDIA TODAY)
Google’s new ‘Shoploop’ app enables people to share their experiences with products via video short video clips.