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Why D2C holding companies are here to stay – TechCrunch

Why D2C holding companies are here to stay – TechCrunch

Alex is CEO and co-Founder of Innovation Department, a tech-empowered platform building the next generation of consumer brands. Previously, he worked at Goldman Sachs and Pershing Square Capital Management. It wasn’t that long ago that digitally-native, vertically-integrated brands (DNVBs) were the talk of the startup world. Venture capitalists and founders watched as Warby Parker, Casper, […]

Will the 2020s be online advertising’s holistic decade? – TechCrunch

Will the 2020s be online advertising’s holistic decade? – TechCrunch

Todd Dipaola founded inMarket to bring the performance and accountability of digital advertising to offline brands. With less than two months left in the decade, advertising is again entering a new phase of rapid expansion with customer experience front and center. The explosion of data and identity management, combined with technical advancements in real-time signal […]

Neobanks raise $205M+; Softbank backs VTEX – TechCrunch

Neobanks raise $205M+; Softbank backs VTEX – TechCrunch

Argentina’s Ualá became the most recent Latin American fintech to receive a growth-stage funding ($150 million) from Asian investors, Tencent and Softbank.  This marks Tencent’s second round of investment in Ualá, the first coming in April 2019. Tencent also invested $180M in Brazil’s leading neobank, Nubank in 2018. With Ualá, Tencent and Softbank will join a […]

OrbitsEdge partners with HPE on orbital datacenter computing and analytics – TechCrunch

OrbitsEdge partners with HPE on orbital datacenter computing and analytics – TechCrunch

What kinds of businesses might be able to operate in space? Well datacenter are one potential target you might not have thought of. Space provides an interesting environment for datacenter operations, including advanced analytics operations and even artificial intelligence, due in part to the excellent cooling conditions and reasonable access to renewable power supply (solar). […]