Shopify’s Shop app introduces a new ‘Shop Cash’ rewards program
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 on purchase
Shopify sells 6 River Systems to new owner
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 earnings that beat Wall St
How Shopify bungled its latest layoffs and made employees feel like NPCs
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 divestment
Shopify to reduce workforce by 20%, sells logistics business to Flexport for 13% equity
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 news comes som
African payment service provider Nomba raises $30M, backed by Base10 Partners and Shopify
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 com
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
Replo gives businesses a low-code option for creating Shopify landing pages
Prior to starting Replo, the co-founders launched and sold Berkeleytime.com, a platform that digitized University of California, Berkeley’s course scheduling system.
Triple Whale raises $25M for its smart Shopify data platform
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 of running their stor
Quantifying the global e-commerce slowdown
What do recent e-commerce earnings results tell us about the post-pandemic e-commerce reality?
Shopify agrees to consumer safety tweaks in Europe
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. The c
Keith Rabois’ OpenStore bags new funding as valuation soars to $970M
While other e-commerce aggregators announced layoffs, OpenStore “grew substantially, increased brands and tripled its team,” Rabois said.
TechCrunch+ roundup: Dotcom crash history lessons, post-M&A strategies, climate tech heats up
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 missteps founders made in past downturns.
Enterprise e-commerce in 2022: As TAM expands, the platform wars are heating 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.
For LatAm payment orchestration startups, market fragmentation is a blessing in disguise
To be successful in Latin America, payment orchestrators must provide a robust value proposition that meets the unique conditions of the region.
Pitch Deck Teardown: Front’s $65M Series D deck
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 dropping as the slides pro
Why you must build a moat around early customers, according to Benchling’s CEO and co-founder
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 future.
Thirdweb raises $24M at a $160M valuation from Haun Ventures, Shopify and Coinbase for its web3 development kit
There’s been a lot of hype about “web3”, but the reality is that it’s still a largely nascent and fragmented concept, and that has led to web3 startups building platforms to en
Is Adam Neumann a new man? and other TC news
This week on The TechCrunch Podcast Anita Ramaswamy is back to talk about Adam Neumann’s latest Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup, and Amanda Silberling joins us to talk about teens flocking away f
Venue raises $4M from Accel and the CEOs of Slack, Remote and Squarespace to give teamwide video meetings a new breath of life
Zoom has in many ways “won” the mindshare game when it comes to video conferencing: Whether you’re actually using Zoom or another service that’s wrapped into another platform l