The company expects a low double digit annual average growth rate from emerging economies in the next five years with Greater China growth in mid-teens. The company's "Integrated Marketplace" will be another growth driver in the future...Show More Summary
PSFK speaks with the ex-Apple Store and Target designer, and current CEO of technology marketplace ENJOY, about his vision to disrupt the industry and build value and boost customer loyalty
Marketplace for short-term jobs Shiftgig announced today that it raised a $22 million series B round. Renren led the round, while Chicago Ventures, DRW Venture Capital, and others followed. Shiftgig aims to connect employees with people who are looking to pick up open shifts in the hospitality, customer service, and events industries. The investment will be […]
The company has raised $22 million in Series B venture funding to expand its mobile marketplace, which connects employers with locally available, and previously vetted, hourly workers.
Killing Floor 2 is the latest game to get a marketplace in which keys can be bought for real-world money. Killing Floor 2 is getting an item marketplace that’s going to sell cosmetics for real money called The Trading Floor. The new scheme sees items dropping in-game for free, with supply crates needing a key […]
Barcelona's Reimagine Food gives a new meaning to disruptive technology. If we are what we eat, then this new culinary accelerator is liable to transform not just our food experience, but also the way we live.
Total ticket sales this past weekend were at $174.4M, and while that number is up 61% from last weekend, it’s 10% off from a year ago. Essentially $20M is missing in the marketplace versus last year, and that’s mostly pegged to Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2 opening lower than its predecessor, $102.66M to $121.9M. Show More Summary
Cancer patients shopping on federal and state insurance marketplaces often find it difficult to determine whether their drugs are covered and how much they will pay for them, the advocacy arm of the American Cancer Society says in a report that also calls on regulators to restrict how much insurers can charge patients for medications.Read full article >>
In these November days, we are hearing a cornucopia of encouragement to be thankful. Even as the marketplace rushes us from trick or treating to tinsel and wrapping, the wisest among us will stop for a moment to be thankful for all that we have in life. Show More Summary
Indian home furnishing service Rentomojo announced today that it took in a $2 million “pre-series A” investment from Accel Partners and IDG Ventures. The Bangalore-based company says it works similarly to an on-demand marketplace for furniture and home appliances. IDG Venture’s Venkatesh Peddi and Accel Partners’ Prashanth Prakash will join Rentomojo’s board.
• News item: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, the state's dominant network, has raised its 2016 premiums an average of 17.8 percent on policies sold through the Obamacare online marketplaces. Many other states report double-digit price increases. Unlike previous years, The Wall Street Journal...
WHAT NO ONE SEEMS TO KNOW about Ted Cruz’s past. At the FTC, Cruz’s agenda could have been written by Milton Friedman. Cruz promoted economic liberty and fought government efforts to rig the marketplace in favor of special interests. Most notably, Cruz launched an initiative to study the government’s role in conspiring with established businesses […]
A new arms race in our skies threatens the satellites that control everything from security to communications An unlikely memorial runs across the middle of the marketplace in Kettering — an otherwise unremarkable English market town. Show More Summary
These companies spilled some of their secrets for successfully building a rapidly growing marketplace startup - while keeping cost to a minimum.
Having a hard time motivating yourself to exercise? What if somebody offered to pay you work out? That's the idea behind Bitwalking -- an app, digital currency and marketplace that pays its users 1BW$ (Bitwalking dollar) for every 10,000 steps they take. Source: BBC, Bitwalking
Obamacare's first two weeks of enrollments came in at a faster pace than last year, and are looking strong. The U.S. said 534,778 people picked plans through U.S.-run marketplaces during the week that ended Nov. 14, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs the healthcare.gov sign-up website. Show More Summary
Developing a strategy to drive your business to success is always a challenge, but keeping up with industry trends is another obstacle in itself. The digital marketplace is constantly shifting which is making it that much harder for eCommerce retailers to devise a strategy that will be effective for the long haul. Show More Summary
Yahoo recently announced some improvements to its Gemini platform, a cross-device marketplace for search and native advertising.
To start a successful business, look for a great problem first and then try to find a great solution. Leah Busque, founder of TaskRabbit, an on-demand marketplace for outsourcing errands, came up with the idea for her business on a cold, snowy night in Boston in February 2008. Show More Summary
TNWDeals is the marketplace for digital tastemakers. Get distinctive apps, gadgets, and digital resources at up to 90% off. Figuring out where to start and how to get started in iOS app development can be daunting, as there are many different languages, frameworks, and best practices that you have to wrap your head around. Show More Summary