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Medusa aims to offer APIs beyond the standard marketplaces ones for merchants to build more advanced features like fulfillment, subscriptions or a wholesale channel.

Medusa’s open source e-commerce tool for JavaScript developers aims to take on Shopify

Bonfire Ventures aims to help B2B software startups make it to Series A. 

Bonfire Ventures secures $230M for two new funds targeting B2B software startups

Starting an e-commerce business is large marketplaces can be an easy process, but what the team at Swell began to notice was that the model could only take a business…

Swell takes in $20M to develop more adaptable headless commerce infrastructure

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Nonobvious acquisitions are on my 2021 bingo board

At the end of 2020, I argued that edtech needs to think bigger in order to stay relevant after the pandemic. I urged founders to think less about how to bundle and unbundle lecture experience, and more about how to replace outdated systems and methods with new, tech-powered solutions. In other words, don’t simply put…

11:00 am PDT • April 3, 2021
Nonobvious acquisitions are on my 2021 bingo board

While new headless commerce platforms are emerging all the time, Swell CEO Eric Ingram told me that it remains “really hard to do something new in e-commerce.” Specifically, he told…

Headless commerce startup Swell raises $3.4M

You might think that Clubhouse is the final word on audio-centric social networks, but a San Francisco startup called Swell is launching its own iOS and Android app focused on…

Swell launches its app for asynchronous voice conversations

In what appears to be a summer shopping spree, Apple is reported to be buying Swell, a radio app much like Pandora but focused on talk radio. The deal is…

Apple To Buy Swell For $30 Million, Per Report

Gillmor Gang: Action Items

10:00 am PDT • April 19, 2014

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Danny Sullivan, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — played the latest favorite game of the Mobility Addicted. It’s called Lock…

Gillmor Gang: Action Items

Swell, the app that brings a Pandora-like experience to news and talk radio content, is announcing that it has raised $5.4 million in Series A funding. The round was led…

Personalized News Radio App Swell Raises $5.4M

Swell, a smartphone app launching today, is quickly becoming my favorite way to listen to spoken-word content. There are other apps focusing on that kind of content — for example,…

Swell Launches A Personalized App For News Radio Listening