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“Amazon can have Amazon,” Chevrier said. “We’ll have the other top ten.”
Anthony Chukumba, managing director of Chicago-based firm Loop Capital, said any deal is likely to be “too little too late” for the American e-commerce giant’s China goals.
The Kitchener-Waterloo-based company received $24 million from the federal government in December through the Strategic Investment Fund, which has now been suspended.
BMW and Daimler have unveiled a joint venture covering new-generation services such as driverless vehicles, ride-hailing, and pay-per-use cars.
The startup is one of a number of companies that provide storage options for consumers who don’t want to part with items but equally don’t have the capacity to keep it where they live.
Toronto-based Influitive is also planning to open a new office in Halifax.
A payment error on Friday resulted in a number of Etsy sellers discovering that money had been taken out of bank accounts which were connected to their Etsy stores.
Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant, just announced a partnership with JD that will see its drones and unmanned vehicles become a part of Rakuten’s own unmanned delivery service efforts.
Food-delivery company DoorDash valued at $7.1 billion in new fund-raising round, nearly double from six months ago
The funding was co-led by Singapore state investment firm Temasek Holdings and Dragoneer Investment Group.
The seed funding was led by Hanaco Ventures, with participation from SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Rainfall Ventures, Communitas Capital and IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond.