Gradient Ventures-backed Shypyard aims to ‘raise the sales’ for DTC merchants

Shypyard provides tools for entrepreneurs who want to start an e-commerce business but don’t know how to do it.

Daily Crunch: Overstock CEO resigns

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Minds, the blockchain-based social network, grabs a $6M Series A

Minds, a decentralized social network, has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Medici Ventures, Overstock.com’s venture arm. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne will join the Minds Board of Direc

Overstock’s investment arm funded blockchain for wine

Of all the things to add to the blockchain, wine makes a lot of sense. Given the need for provenance for every grape and barrel, it’s clear that the ancient industry could use a way to track ing

Overstock and Coinbase briefly mixed up Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

A glitch on Overstock’s website allowed users to send amounts of Bitcoin Cash to Overstock when the system was expecting Bitcoin, leading to drastic discounts on many items. Given that BTC is ab

Overstock.com Reportedly Plans To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com is moving to accept Bitcoin as payment in 2014, the CEO told The Financial Times. Apparently the retailer has the ambition to become the first major online retailer to accept the digital

Overstock May Take On Amazon (And Google) With A New Locker Delivery System

Lockers are the new black in e-commerce. Amazon <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/07/30/amazon-lockers-silicon-valley/">recently debuted</a> a Lockers delivery program, which allows customers to ha

Discount E-commerce Giant Overstock Is Dabbling In A New Market: Social Media Apps

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.overstock.com/">Overstock.com</a> is a giant in the discount e-commerce space, pulling in $1.05 billion in revenue in 2011 from its online storefront. So it's a lit

Overstock.com Jumps On Private Sale Sites Bandwagon, Launches Eziba

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/eziba.png" class="shot2" /> The (in my opinion entirely justified) hype surrounding private sales sites like <a href="http://www.crunchbase.c