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This startup has raised $45 million with the promise it can eliminate the biggest pain points in using Amazon or Shopify and help retailers like Dollar General crack into e-commerce

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement 2020 was a landmark year for e-commerce, with eMarketer estimating that online sales grew by 27.6% and surpassed $4 trillion as customer transactions shifted online because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
At the same time, cracks were exposed in how some companies run their e-commerce businesses, with many small retailers transitioning online for the first time.
Omair Tariq and Jim Jacobsen came up with the idea for a business they call Cart.com with these shifts in mind. Cart.com offers brands an all-in-one suite of e-commerce tools including online storefront...
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How contrarian hires and a pitch deck started Nubank's $30 billion fintech empire

How contrarian hires and a pitch deck started Nubank's $30 billion fintech empire

1 month ago   |   By Tech Crunch

For most startups, the hardest early challenge is identifying a market and a product to serve it. That wasn't the case for Nubank CEO David Velez, who understood the massive potential for success if he could break into Latin America's most valuable economy with even a moderately modern banking offering.
Instead, the challenge was how to rebuild the concept of a bank in a country where banking is widely hated, all while the incumbents heavily entrenched with the state worked to block every move.
Nubank knew its market and geography, and through tenacious fundraising, inventive marketing and...
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We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that helped luxury-edibles startup Hervé raise $3 million to expand into the California market

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that helped luxury-edibles startup Hervé raise $3 million to expand into the California market

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Cannabis-infused edibles are having a moment as much of the US digs itself out of the pandemic.
Edibles sales grew by more than 60% across seven state markets in 2020, according to data provider Headset. Edibles, particularly the lower dose varieties, are seen by many consumers as a healthier way to de-stress from long days working from home compared to smoking marijuana or drinking alcohol.
To capitalize on that trend, Hervé, a Toronto-based maker of what CEO and founder Sebastian Centner calls "luxury" infused edibles, closed a $3 million Series A funding round in...
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