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Outvio offers online stores of any size a post-purchase shipping setup, which seeks to replicate an Amazon-style experience where customers can also return packages.
The development is projected to add 12,000 new jobs, 2 million square feet of offices and 3,700 new homes.
It is the first European Investment Fund-backed fund mandated to invest in digital assets and blockchain technology.
'Modern fleets need an equally modern insurance company that moves as fast as they do,' CEO Ed Leon Klinger said. 'Commercial motor insurance is a $160 billion market, crying out for disruption.'
A new trend is emerging in the world of startups and, to many, it couldn’t have come too soon. Why are there so few women in senior roles? Women going through menopause are commonly known to drop ou
European customer engagement platform Dixa has raised a Series C funding round of $105 million, led by growth equity investor General Atlantic. Existing investors Notion Capital, Project A and Seed Ca
The tyranny of the Excel spreadsheet continues, especially in rostering staff. Nowhere is this more acutely felt in today’s COVID-pressured hospital wards, which are now depleted not just by the dis
Something very interesting is going on with supply chains and has been for a while. But it’s clear the pandemic has accelerated the trend. Tech startups are once again cutting out the middle man, bu
Alex Lim, a British-born VC based in the Bay Area who invested in Hopin, UiPath, Discord, and many other unicorns has decided to up stakes and leave Sand Hill Road behind for Blossom Capital in London
With Microsoft now being an investor in OpenAI the field is more open for new insurgents into the open-source AI arena. Now a German company hopes to take on the next AI mantle and produce something a
When it comes to health issues like menopause, fertility, pregnancy, and even early parenthood, the data tells us that people typically turn to search engines and social media for advice to ask about
Imagine a world where no one’s privacy is breached, no faces are scanned into a gargantuan database and no privacy laws are broken. This is a world that is fast approaching. Could companies simp
Sorry Mr. Putin, but there’s a race on for Russian and Eastern European founders. And right now, those awful capitalists in the corrupt West are starting to out-gun the opposition! But seriously…
With the pandemic forcing people online, social media use exploded, for obvious reasons. And with that, the opportunity to reach audiences and push messaging. More brand-oriented platforms such as Spr
Much has been made of the rise of the “creator economy” in the last year. With the pandemic biting, millions flooded online, looking for a way to make money or promote themselves. The podcasting w
Just as many other employee services have gone digital, so too is mental health. In the consumer space there are growing startups like Equoo, but the race is now on for the employee. And since telemed
What with the planet collapsing and democracy under constant attack from all quarters — you know, just the usual — one or two members of the global population have, idly or not, wondered i
With the pandemic affecting every aspect of life and industry, it’s no surprise that digitization is coming to construction fast. Construction suppliers are increasingly under the same pressure
“We are true believers in the fact that the world needs a new Amazon, a better one, a more sustainable one, one that appreciates local areas and products.” It’s quite one thing to claim you are