Carousell, a mobile app marketplace that lets sellers upload items with a few taps on their smartphones, has raised $6 million Series A funding led by Sequoia Capital. The Singaporean startup’s existing investors, Rakuten Ventures, Golden...Show More Summary
The applications at the start of the three-month enrollment period showed that in contrast to initial problems last year, HealthCare.gov was working.
In another step in its quest to build an end-to-end real estate marketplace that will outdo top real estate portals Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com, HomeSearch.com operator Solutionstar is set to acquire title insurance and settlement services provider Title365 – The...
Open Enrollment Part Deux is working as HHS is releasing early data (via the Washington Post): nearly half of those who have just signed up for insurance do not currently have coverage through the federal insurance marketplace. That group — 48 percent of 462,000 who picked a health plan during the week that started Nov. 15… [Read more...]
Earlier this morning, several users on NeoGAF noticed that Steam, PlayStation Network, and other online stores had removed all pages for the Assassin's Creed Unity Season Pass, with German games site GamersGlobal claiming that Ubisoft plans to redo its entire post-launch plans for the troubled game. Show More Summary
Roughly 462,000 people signed up for ObamaCare through the federally-run insurance marketplace in the first week of the 2015 enrollment period, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. That tally doesn't include the tens of thousands of customers who are estimated to have signed up through state-run exchanges. Show More Summary
As self-publishing adds so many more books to the marketplace -- and as digital publishing means that nothing goes out of print -- can we continue to dodge the issue of what talent might mean in the potential success for writers?
The most popular FREE freelance marketplaces on the Web according to Alexa. Most of the sites listed here are free to use in their most basic form both for freelancers and employers, however some of the sites have fees for at least one party and most of the sites have paid premium features. Show More Summary
Imagine a marketplace completely free of government interference. A place with no contracts, no courts and no regulations. Except for one pirate, the Dread Pirate Roberts.
Nearly a half-million people chose health plans through HealthCare.gov during the first week of the online insurance marketplace’s second open-enrollment period, federal health officials announced on Wednesday. Read full article >>
Line has revealed that it sold more than $300 million (¥3.59 billion) in user-generated stickers from independent ‘creators’ during the first six months of launching its Creators Marketplace service. Read More
Appear Here, a marketplace for retail space aiding and abetting the fashionable craze of ‘pop-up’ shops, has raised a significant $7.5 million of new funding, in a round led by Balderton Capital. Existing investors MMC, Forward and Meyer Bergman also took part in the round, which follows on from a £1m fundraising in November 2013. Show More Summary
A new article at the Health Affairs Blog by Al Lewis, Vik Khanna, and Shana Montrose evicerates many of the claims of wellness programs offered in the health care marketplace. Here's how it starts:During the last decade, workplace wellness programs have become commonplace in corporate America. Show More Summary
US-Australian startup Canva is injecting a dose of social into its easy-to-use graphic design platform after it rolled out public user profiles, a Twitter-style following system, and a real-time content stream. Read More
Utilizing smart pricing when selling your wares, be they products, services or subscriptions, is a must if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace. The worst thing you can do is to try to wing it when it comes to pricing. Yet...Show More Summary
Even if you’re not shopping in an Affordable Care Act marketplace, you may need to make big health insurance decisions this year. Employer-sponsored plans — where most working-age folks get coverage — are changing, too. Read full article >>
In the highest-profile limited series package to hit the marketplace since Nic Pizzolatto's True Detective, which had Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson attached, Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are set to star...Show More Summary
Back in June, Consumerist reported that Amazon was getting into the business of connecting consumers with everyday service providers like plumbers and electricians through a new marketplace. Well the time has come for the online retailer to unveil its new service, that is if you live in Seattle, New York or Los Angeles. The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon’s … [More]
Like James Otteson (in Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life), Hanley thinks that Adam Smith's moral theory requires a theological teleology in which human beings are seen as created in God's image as part of divinely designed universe serving the benevolent ends of the Creator. Show More Summary
Sam Zell’s book “GRAVEDANCER: The Art of Winning in Turbulent Times” has been sold to Portfolio, Publishers Marketplace reported Tuesday. The book is “a personal and professional memoir” with “compelling stories about his biggest deals...Show More Summary