online marketplace

Walmart brings its partnership with JD.com into the food business

Walmart is bringing its partnership with JD.com into its grocery business. The Chinese physical store will stock products that customers can also buy through its Walmart virtual storefront on the Chin

Covetly gives collectors a better way to buy and sell the things they covet

Collecting is at the heart of most human endeavors... and it's why the three founders of Covetly, one of the companies graduating from Y Combinator's latest accelerator batch, launched their business

Apollo Box is applying AR to drive lifestyle e-commerce

What is augmented reality good for? Product visualization to encourage online shopping, reckons Santa Clara-based startup Apollo Box, which has now opened access to its AR tech to all vendors selling

Reach Your Customers Through The Subconscious

Consider a scene that happens a billion times a day, at a billion computers across the globe. A man is searching online for new running shoes, or a woman is clicking through e-commerce sites on the hu

London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Fray

What is it with tech jobs in London (and, lately, the rest of the UK)? Well, ask a silly question, right? Because the city and the country is going through a tech boom right now and when that happens

47 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Winter 2015 Demo Day 2

Y Combinator got so big, it had to split its Demo Day in two. During today’s second wave we saw a variety of promising biotech, marketplace, enterprise, and financial tech startups. Yesterday we

Balanced To Close Its Payment Platform, Strikes Transition Deal With Rival Stripe

The march of consolidation in the world of e-commerce has claimed its latest victim. Balanced, a payments platform for peer-to-peer marketplace businesses, is closing its doors after failing to grow

YC Alum Asseta Raises A Million For Its Marketplace For Spare Parts

Y Combinator alum Asseta, a marketplace for capital equipment and other spare parts, has raised an additional $1 million in seed funding, after shifting its focus away from the sales of used manuf

Hem Confirms Acquisition Of Assets From Italy’s Discipline As Fab.com Approaches Sale In U.S.

Hem, the Berlin-based home furnishings company created last year by Jason Goldberg as a pivot after his previous online marketplace Fab.com collapsed, has confirmed the acquisition of assets from Di

Indonesian Marketplace Tokopedia Raises $100M From SoftBank and Sequoia

Tokopedia, an online marketplace in Indonesia, has raised an impressive $100 million round led by SoftBank Internet and Media (SIMI), with participation from Sequoia Capital and returning investor SB

An E-Commerce Site Where You Can Haggle Down The Price

What are American holidays without shopping deals, right? A new kind of site has launched out of Y Combinator just in time for the most American holiday of them all. Founders Andrew Kurland and Joe Ma

Turning One Company's Trash Into Another's Treasure, RecycleMatch Brings Site Out Of Beta, Hires New CEO

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0009/3316/93316v2-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> Today, <a href="http://www.recyclematch.com/">RecycleMatch</a> — a Houston-based sta