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There’s no denying it — when it comes to e-commerce, Marc Lore delivers. The serial entrepreneur sold Quidsi, the parent company of Diapers.com, Soap.com and others, to Amazon in 2011…

Marc Lore chews the fat about reinventing at-home dining at Disrupt

When Forerunner Ventures was founded in 2012, traditional brands still reigned supreme, and most of us shopped in physical spaces. Firm founder Kirsten Green, who was earlier an equity research…

Kirsten Green on selling to consumers in the metaverse: brands should ‘get in there’

The number of companies launching that claim to be able to help organizations measure and reduce their carbon output continues apace. There is already Normative, Plan A and any number…

Sustain.Life launches to measure company carbon output, raises $7M pre-seed funding

One year after nabbing $590 million from investors led by Toyota, and a few months after picking up Uber’s flying taxi business, Joby Aviation is reportedly in talks to go public in a SPAC…

With a reported deal in the wings for Joby Aviation, electric aircraft soars to $10B business

Marc Lore, the executive vice president, president and CEO of U.S. e-commerce for Walmart, is stepping down a little over four years after selling his e-commerce company Jet.com to the…

Marc Lore leaves Walmart a little over four years after selling Jet.com for $3B

It’s a special day; we’re hosting the year’s final episode of Extra Crunch Live with General Catalyst’s Peter Boyce and Katherine Boyle at 4 p.m. EST/1 p.m. PST. Extra Crunch…

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Bowery Farming has added to its executive team as it expands its retail footprint to 650 stores, the company said. From three indoor farms in Kearny, New Jersey and Nottingham,…

Bowery Farming adds executives as it expands to sell produce in 650 stores

While many venture capital firms spend their days either chasing the limelight or shunning it, for the last 42 years, New Enterprise Associates has just done the work of investing…

NEA, venture capital’s quiet giant, closes on $3.6 billion

Last year, Walmart acquired menswear site Bonobos for $310 million in cash. Now the retailer is adding the brand to a Walmart-owned website. A few days ago, Walmart opened an…

Bonobos and Nike get their own branded shops on Walmart’s Jet.com

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. That explains a coming-together between two startups today after Jet.com announced it will give beleaguered Blue Apron a leg-up by introducing its meal kits…

Blue Apron gets a much-needed boost with Jet.com partnership

Walmart has acquired online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities one week after its purchase of ELOQUII.

Walmart continues M&A spree with acquisition of lingerie retailer Bare Necessities

Steve Schlafman has been an East Coast investor for roughly a decade — scouring deals for the Kraft Group ahead of joining Lerer Hippeau as an early employee, then spending…

New York VC Steve Schlafman has a new gig with Primary Venture Partners

Walmart has brought on Tesco veteran, Simon Belsham, to serve as president of its e-commerce business, Jet.com, acquired for $3 billion in 2016 to help the company better combat the…

Tesco vet Simon Belsham becomes president of Walmart’s Jet.com

“Five-second” baby swaddle Sleepea (pronounced “sleepy”) is a sleep sack for your little one promising to be more efficient and effective than the other swaddles on the market. This is…

The creator of Snoo, the $1,200 high-tech bassinet just came out with a baby swaddle

In July b2b smart access startup Latch announced a partnership with ecommerce platform Jet.com to install 1,000 of its smart locks on residential apartment buildings in New York. It’s now announced…

Latch touts first deliveries via NY Jet.com smart access tie-up

Walmart has bought a handful of startups lately, and the company says this acquisition spree will continue. It’s looking to buy businesses in the technology, retail and digital native brands…

Walmart says it will acquire more startups

Earlier today at Disrupt, Kirsten Green, founder of the early-stage, San Francisco-based venture firm Forerunner Ventures, sat down for a quick conversation about her work. Green has become one of the…

VC Kirsten Green talks shop — including responding to criticisms of Bodega

Uber is merging with Yandex.Taxi in Russia, DraftKings and FanDuel call it quits on their merger, Amazon is working on a premium Echo Home and Jet.com gives New Yorkers smart…

Jet, the online retailer bought by Walmart last year, has struck a deal with smart access provider Latch in an effort to make deliveries easier for its customers in urban…

Jet.com is installing Latch access systems in 1,000 NYC apartment buildings for easier deliveries

Walmart announced it has acquired ModCloth, a womenswear retailer that focuses on a younger, progressive demographic and a healthier range of sizes beyond the too-often-emphasized tall, rail-thin look.

Confirmed: Walmart has acquired womenswear site ModCloth

Retailers grasp the web-focused future of the industry, but the sale of Jet.com to Walmart earlier this month has sped up the shift and validated the online marketplace approach to…

What this month’s Jet.com sale means for the future of retail

Acquisitions starting with a “B” are not uncommon in the tech industry in Silicon Valley. Roughly two to four billion-dollar deals have gone down each quarter (on average) over the…

The next $1 billion startup acquirer won’t be a tech company

Walmart Stores is buying Jet.com in a deal worth $3 billion dollars according to a source with direct knowledge of the deal, confirming reports that have been pouring in about…

Walmart is buying Jet.com for $3 billion

It’s been a rough couple of months for Amazon competitors. First Canada’s Shop.ca declares bankruptcy and essentially has a fire sale, then Jet.com, which accumulated big funding and big hype pre-launch,…

The impending online shopping split: buy boutique or buy Amazon

[tc_aol_on code=”519360173″] Hello and welcome to Bullish, TechCrunch’s first talk show. This episode matters a bit more to me than usual, as it is the last week that I will host. After…

This Week On Bullish: The Rise Of American Ecommerce

Jet.com, an e-commerce company with its sights on Amazon, has raised a fresh $350 million, and according to a report on Re/code has “verbal agreements” for another $150 million. TechCrunch…

Jet.com Snags A Fresh $350M, Anticipates $150M More

Jet.com, the discount shopping site promising to take on Amazon by competing on lower prices, has made a fairly radical change to its business, the company announced this morning. Instead…

Jet, Now Raising, Ditches Its Membership Fees But Says Profitability Still On Track For 2020

Hello compatriots, and welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek, TechCrunch’s weekly roundup show where we talk the biggest things in tech. This week we dig into Jet’s launch, just what…

CrunchWeek: Jet’s Launch, Amazon’s Epic Earnings, And Uber v. NYC