• NewtonX raises $12 million to help companies find expert consultants

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    NewtonX, a New York startup developing search products that connect companies with subject-matter experts, raised $12 million in venture capital.
    Read more ...

     

  • Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

    Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.
    Read more ...

     

  • Former Snap CSO Imran Khan has launched his new e-commerce startup Verishop, which industry experts say can solve for some of Amazon's key weaknesses

    Former Snap CSO Imran Khan has launched his new e-commerce startup Verishop, which industry experts say can solve for some of Amazon's key weaknesses

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan has launched his new e-commerce company, Verishop.
    He's pitching his company as an alternative to Amazon and other online retailers by ensuring trusted products, a better user experience, and solution to brands' online retail logistical challenges.
    Verishop is finding white space where Amazon isn't as strong and could compete with the global behemoth in some areas, experts say.
    The platform will not monetize itself through advertising, which could be a missed opportunity, though.
    Read more ...