I’m self-aware enough to understand the difference between causality and correlation in the statistical analysis of market economics and marketplaces, and within that I get what I see or percive doesn’t equal an entire marketplace, but I still wonder: is there a real market out there for smart watches? It’s 2015, my phone tells me the […]
Etsy filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday in a Form S-1, as the third-party online marketplace goes public with the goal of raising $100 million. The news will likely be the nail in the coffin for old users of the site, who drove its popularity with […]
LiquidSpace, a shared marketplace for meeting and work spaces, has launched the LiquidSpace API, which connects its marketplace to venue calendars, room displays, amenity services, data services, and more.
In a marketplace of mass variety, it’s become difficult to narrow down the best smartwatches worth owning. All that’s certain is we want one. Like it or not, wearable tech is the wave of the future and these hi-tech timepieces are proving so, nearly doubling in growth rate on a global scale. Show More Summary
The United States appreciates the efforts of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA), a Chinese e-commerce giant founded by Jack Ma, against the pirated goods that were prolific on its marketplace by removing millions of listings on its platform. A Wall Street Journal article reported on the news and discussed appreciation of the United States for […]
As part of a report this week about the recently redesigned New York Times online store, NPR’s Marketplace compiled a list of five of the stranger items available for purchase. Launched 15 years ago as a place to order newspaper reprints,...Show More Summary
Studypool, a 500 Startups-backed startup offering an online marketplace that connects students with tutors on a per question basis, has just closed on $1.2 million in seed funding, after growing its site to include some 22,000 tutors and nearly double that in terms of student users. Show More Summary
Well, probably not in general. Definitely not in politics. And certainly not in Ireland, where in the Republic just 15% of politicians are women. But elsewhere, in the global marketplace this is changing rapidly, as Hanna Rosin points out in her TED talk: …for every two men who get a college degree, three women will more...
Five people connected to disgraced Hong Kong-based Bitcoin marketplace MyCoin are reported to have been arrested Thursday. The South China Morning Post claims that the five arrested may not have been running the scam, but were promoters of it, saying that … Continue reading ?
Amazon has just opened a store on Tmall, an online marketplace for shoppers in China, owned by the company’s Asian rival Alibaba. It’s selling imported food, shoes, toys and kitchenware in a bid to grow the company’s business overseas. Show More Summary
As Amazon.com struggles to expand in China, the U.S. online retailer has opened a flagship store in local competitor Alibaba Group Holding’s online marketplace.
Digital Marketing Podcast featuring Rob Rawson Can you effectively outsource your work with ease and confidence to a global job marketplace? Rob Rawson, a former medical doctor turned internet entrepreneur does and has built his business empire and globe trotting lifestyle on it. Show More Summary
Etsy, the popular marketplace for independent artists that want to sell their crafts and handmade goods around the world, announced Wednesday it will go public, filing its S1 with the SEC. The company sold almost $2 billion worth ofShow More Summary
Etsy is planning to go public. The online marketplace site announced that it had filed IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin the process of opening its stock to the public. In the filing, Etsy says it hopes to raise $100 million in the sale of its stock with the IPO. Etsy...
SecondMarket Inc. said it participated in the U.S. government's third bitcoin auction to dispose of virtual currency seized by authorities when the illicit Silk Road online marketplace was shut down... To view the full story, click the title link.
Etsy, the artisanal online marketplace and standard-bearer of the “quaint economy” and burgeoning Brooklyn startup scene, did a very unquaint thing on Wednesday: It applied to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market in an initial public...Show More Summary
Online artisan marketplace Etsy filed for an initial public offering yesterday. It has the potential to be the largest for a New York-based technology company in 16 years. Some sellers are concerned that the IPO will encourage the company to create more policies, like raising listing fees, that could hinder their businesses. READ MORE »
As it prepares for an initial public offering, the online crafts marketplace has knit together a quirky business
Move Loot, an online marketplace for secondhand furniture, launches service in Atlanta. A local warehouse means buyers and sellers don't have to arrange delivery.