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Africa Roundup: Lori Systems wins BFX Africa, Andela raises $40M, Jumia lends to SMEs, Safaricom launches incubator

Logistics transportation company Lori Systems won best of show at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa after gaining majority votes of the event’s 15 judges. The Kenyan-based venture pitched it

iPhone X pre-orders are being scalped on eBay for $1,500, on average

Demand for the iPhone X has been "off the charts," according to Apple, which led to the new device selling out in a matter of minutes. Well, that and the limited quantities available at launch. Becaus

eBay launches visual search tools that let you shop using photos from your phone or web

eBay today is launching two new visual search tools that will allow online shoppers to use photos they snap, have saved on their phone, or even those they find while browsing the web or other social n

eBay is having a pretty bad day

eBay is not having a great afternoon after posting a pretty ho-hum third quarter that fit roughly in line with analyst estimates, but perhaps not seeing the kinds of leaps that Wall Street is looking

eBay takes on The RealReal and other fashion resellers with launch of authentication program

eBay is going after high-end clientele in search of luxury goods with today’s launch of eBay Authenticate, a new program that will allow sellers to opt in to have their goods verified as authent

bpost acquires Radial, formerly eBay enterprise, for $820M

The global e-commerce race — and how it is underpinned by logistics, delivery and economies of scale — continues to heat up. And today, the Belgian Post Group, also known as bpost, announc

Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Google CEO visits Lagos, Ghana enters space

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fint

Dancing between data and intuition design lessons from Apple and eBay

Jared Erondu Contributor Jared Erondu is a host of High Resolution. More posts by this contributor Dancing between data and intuition design lessons from Apple and eBay Why design is too important to

eBay opens U.S. platform to Africa with MallforAfrica.com partnership

Starting this week, products from select vendors in six African countries are available on eBay’s U.S. shopping site. The collaboration starts in style, with opening merchandise categories of fashio

Facebook adds eBay’s Daily Deals to its Marketplace on mobile

Facebook is again getting into the daily deals space, this time in collaboration with eBay. The company has launched a new feature within its Marketplace section on its mobile app, where a selection o

PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek leaving Founders Fund, reportedly for SpaceX-focused fund

Founders Fund just lost one of its founders. Luke Nosek, known for starting PayPal with Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Max Levchin and Ken Howery, is off to start something new. Known as a member of the &#82

Ebay to launch visual search tools for finding products using photos from your phone or web

Ebay this morning announced its plans to introduce new image search capabilities that will allow the company to better compete with the likes of Pinterest, Google and Amazon, all of which already supp

EBay shares sink after posting financial results

EBay shares were down about 4 percent in initial after-hours trading, after posting second-quarter financial results. But in terms of revenue and earnings per share, the company's results were in line

Shopify adding eBay as a sales channel for merchants

Shopify has another sales channel, in addition to its existing avenues including Amazon, Facebook, BuzzFeed, Pinterest and more. The latest addition is eBay, which hosts a large audience of potential

TechCrunch Tel Aviv Pitch-Off: Here are your startups and judges!

On June 28 we’re hosting the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv — and it's gonna be a blast! We have a great lineup of judges who are going to listen to the startup pitches and crown the wi

Ebay will now match Amazon’s, Walmart’s and others’ prices on over 50,000 items

As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world’s largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commerce business, eBay, is now stepping up its game as well. The company this

EBay unveils first-quarter earnings results

EBay reported first-quarter results after the bell on Wednesday. The company posted an adjusted 49 cents per share, when Wall Street was forecasting 48 cents. EBay reported revenue of $2.2 billion, wh

Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from eBay, Microsoft and Tencent at an $11.6 billion valuation

Following months of rumors, Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has confirmed that it has raised $1.4 billion in new funding at a post-money valuation of $11.6 billion to battle Amazon and Alibaba. The

Ebay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day delivery on 20 million items

In response to the growing threat of Amazon and its annual Prime membership program, eBay announced a new program that will offer online shoppers guaranteed three-day delivery on 20 million eligible p

EBay meets investor expectations for holiday quarter

EBay reported its fourth quarter earnings for the bell. Investors were closely watching the holiday quarter to see if it met expectations, which it did. The stock rose 7% in initial after hours tradin
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