craigslist News of 06/26/19
The Next Service Marketplace Wave: Vertical Market-Networks
Ivan Smolnikov Contributor Ivan Smolnikov is the CEO and founder of Smartcat , the market network platform for the translation industry. The last few decades have produced many successful marketplaces. We went from goods ...
China’S Used Car Marketplace Uxin To Raise $230m Via Convertible Notes
Uxin, a Chinese second-hand car dealer with Leonardo DiCaprio as its latest brand ambassador , is tipped to get a bag of new funding less than a year after it raised $225 million from its public offering on the Nasdaq. The company announced ...
YC Alum Keeper Raises $1.6m To Help Gig Workers Pay Taxes
Every year around this time, Uber drivers, Wag dog walkers, Bird scooter chargers, social media influencers and other gig economy workers face the unsightly challenge of paying their taxes. Companies like Uber and Lyft classify their ...
How To Prepare For An Investment Apocalypse
Micah Rosenbloom Contributor Micah Rosenbloom is a venture partner at Founder Collective . More posts by this contributor Business school grads and quants are winning the battle to create the next P&G ...
An Unsecured Database Exposed The Personal Details Of 202m Job Seekers In China
The personal details belonging to more than 202 million job seekers in China, including information like phone numbers, email addresses, driver licenses and salary expectations, were freely available to anyone who knew where to look for as long as ...
FB QVC? Facebook Tries Live Video Shopping
Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want to buy and use Messenger to send it to the ...
China’S Craigslist Continues Growth After Netting 100 Million Small-Town Users
58.com, the Craiglist of China, is making a massive push to pick up rural users as it hedges China’s economic uncertainties. During the third quarter, revenues grew 33.2 percent to $527 million and net income jumped 106 percent to $106 million ...
Smart Marketplaces Bridge The Implicit And Complex
Bart Dessaint Contributor Bart Dessaint is an associate partner at Mosaic Ventures , a London-based venture capital fund focused on Series A funding. Marketplace businesses are intrinsically linked to the technologies that ...