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E-commerce’s field remains vast and fertile, and further evidence of this has surfaced in the form of one of the largest fundraises by a startup in Turkey.

Turkish startup ikas attracts $20M for its e-commerce platform designed for small businesses

Commerce platform Shopify is releasing new features for its Winter Edition rollout, including an AI-powered media editor to enhance product images, improved semantic search and a better way for merchants…

Shopify is rolling out an AI-powered image editor for products

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Worldcoin adds integrations with Minecraft, Reddit, Telegram, Shopify and Mercado Libre

Worldcoin, a crypto project co-founded by Sam Altman, said it now supports integrations for its World ID with Minecraft, Reddit, Telegram, Shopify and Mercado Libre. The company already supports integrations with Discord, Talent Protocol and Okta’s Auth0. Launched to the public about four months ago, the protocol recently was updated to World ID 2.0, which,…

6:00 am PST • December 13, 2023
Worldcoin adds integrations with Minecraft, Reddit, Telegram, Shopify and Mercado Libre

There’s no shortage of startups trying to automate marketing tasks by using generative AI. For WorkMagic, the target users are the millions of small-scale Shopify sellers who it believes can…

WorkMagic wants to automate all the marketing tasks for Shopify sellers

Spotify today is rolling out a big change in terms of how users connect with artists on its streaming music platform. With the newly debuted artist profile pages, content has…

Spotify’s new artist profiles highlight music, Stories, merch and events

Amazon and Shopify this morning announced a significant integration that will now allow Shopify merchants to offer “Buy with Prime” on their Shopify stores. The Buy with Prime feature allows…

In a surprise tie-up, Shopify merchants will be able to offer Amazon’s ‘Buy with Prime’ option

Solana Pay, a decentralized payment protocol by Solana Labs, has integrated its plug-in with Shopify, allowing millions of businesses on its platform to use it for payments, TechCrunch was told…

Solana Pay integrates plug-in with Shopify for USDC payments

In this week’s edition of The Interchange, we touch on M&As in the fintech space as AngelList nabbed a startup and Uplift got bought for less than it raised in…

When you’ve got two exits under your belt by the age of 26

Shopify has entered the credit card game. The commerce giant announced today that it is offering Shopify Credit, a business credit card designed exclusively for its merchants. The new product…

Shopify expands into credit cards as it pushes further into the fintech space

Shopify, like countless other Big Tech brands, is leaning into generative AI. At its bi-annual Editions conference, the e-commerce company announced an expanded set of features under Shopify Magic, Shopify’s…

Shopify Sidekick is like ChatGPT, but for e-commerce merchants

Stay Ai developed a recurring commerce enablement platform for subscriptions, clubs and memberships with loyalty tools to help brands increase customer lifetime value.

Stay Ai’s tech helps Shopify brands get customers to make that second purchase

Polar Analytics gives each brand a so-called “knowledge worker,” that aggregates all of the different data sources so that users can then pose questions about the data.

Polar Analytics raises $9M to scale Shopify brands

Roku is partnering with Shopify to give users the ability to purchase products from Shopify merchants through their TVs, the hardware company announced Tuesday. Viewers will be able to interact…

Roku users can buy products from Shopify merchants with their TV remote

Shopify’s Shop app is introducing a new rewards program called Shop Cash, the e-commerce platform announced on Friday. The new program is funded by Shopify and earns shoppers 1% back…

Shopify’s Shop app introduces a new ‘Shop Cash’ rewards program

Shopify last week announced that it would be the latest big tech firm to undergo mass layoffs. The company is cutting 20% of its 11,600-person staff. The news arrived during…

Shopify sells 6 River Systems to new owner

Shopify laid off 20% of its global workforce today — its second sizeable employee culling after a reduction of 10% announced last July. This latest downsizing also includes the wholesale…

How Shopify bungled its latest layoffs and made employees feel like NPCs

Shopify revealed today that it’s laying off 20% of its workforce, impacting more than 2,000 people, and is selling its logistics business to Flexport for roughly 13% in stock. The…

Shopify to reduce workforce by 20%, sells logistics business to Flexport for 13% equity

Nigerian payment service provider Nomba has raised $30 million in a pre-Series B investment to support the delivery of bespoke payment solutions for African businesses. The round, which values the…

African payment service provider Nomba raises $30M, backed by Base10 Partners and Shopify

Shopify has teamed up with Israeli B2B payments startup Melio to launch a new bill pay tool designed to allow U.S.-based merchant customers to manage their expenses and vendors via…

Shopify adds direct bill payments in bid to be a single-stop fintech for merchants

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6 River Systems co-founder on the state of warehouse robots

Robots have conquered ProMat. The supply chain and logistics show is a kind of perfect microcosm of where the industry is heading. Many of the show’s main attractions have moved from center stage to the physical margins of the show floor, while competitors like 6 River Systems and Locus grab the spotlight — my interviews…

2:44 pm PDT • March 24, 2023
6 River Systems co-founder on the state of warehouse robots

Prior to starting Replo, the co-founders launched and sold Berkeleytime.com, a platform that digitized University of California, Berkeley’s course scheduling system. 

Replo gives businesses a low-code option for creating Shopify landing pages

Shopify powers a massive number of e-commerce sites, so it’s also no surprise that there is a vast ecosystem of tools around it that help these merchants manage all aspects…

Triple Whale raises $25M for its smart Shopify data platform

What do recent e-commerce earnings results tell us about the post-pandemic e-commerce reality?

Quantifying the global e-commerce slowdown

Shopify has agreed to make changes linked to shopper safety and combating fakes after a regulatory intervention in the European Union following a number of complaints, the Commission said today.…

Shopify agrees to consumer safety tweaks in Europe

While other e-commerce aggregators announced layoffs, OpenStore “grew substantially, increased brands and tripled its team,” Rabois said.

Keith Rabois’ OpenStore bags new funding as valuation soars to $970M

Today at noon PT/3 pm ET, Anna Barber, partner at M13, will join us on a Twitter Space to talk about how today’s startup operators can avoid many of the…

TechCrunch+ roundup: Dotcom crash history lessons, post-M&A strategies, climate tech heats up

2022 is turning out to be a phenomenal year for enterprise e-commerce platforms. The pandemic was a reckoning for corporations ambivalent about e-commerce, and the result of that is evident.

Enterprise e-commerce in 2022: As TAM expands, the platform wars are heating up

To be successful in Latin America, payment orchestrators must provide a robust value proposition that meets the unique conditions of the region.

For LatAm payment orchestration startups, market fragmentation is a blessing in disguise

Front’s pitch deck is a tight, 11-slide deck that opens with a mic drop, and, these must be some butter-slathered microphones, because it sure is slippery — the mics keeps…

Pitch Deck Teardown: Front’s $65M Series D deck

Benchling’s unicorn status didn’t come overnight. Some 10 years after its founding, the company is worth more than $6 billion, and the founder sees the company going public in the…

Why you must build a moat around early customers, according to Benchling’s CEO and co-founder