convoy News of 10/25/20
In The Shadow Of Amazon And Microsoft, Seattle Startups Are Having A Moment
Venture capital investment exploded across a number of geographies in 2019 despite the constant threat of an economic downturn. San Francisco, of course, remains the startup epicenter of the world, shutting out all other geographies when it comes to ...
Convoy Raises $400 Million To Expand Its On-Demand Trucking Platform
Convoy, the digital freight network that connects truckers with shippers, has raised $400 million in a Series D funding round as it aims to scale its business amid an increasingly competitive market. The funding round brings Convoy’s ...
Fuel Capital, Co-Led By TaskRabbit Founder Leah Busque, Just Closed A $75 Million Fund
Almost three years ago, as the gig-economy company TaskRabbit was nearing its eventual sale to Ikea, its founder, Leah Busque, headed into the venture world. More specifically, she joined Fuel Capital , a firm founded in 2013 by Chris Howard, a VC ...
The Two Forces Reshaping The Landscape Of Shipping And Logistics
John Eden Contributor John Eden is VP of Corporate Development at Legalinc. The shipping and logistics space is being rapidly transformed by technology. Innovations in this space span the way buyers and sellers transact ...
Social Commerce Startup Goxip Lands $1.4m Investment To Add Flexible Payments
Social e-commerce startup Goxip raised $5 million in January , and now the Hong Kong-based business has brought in more cash with a strategic $1.4 million investment from financial services company Convoy . Existing backers including Chinese photo ...