6 05, 2021

Berlin’s Razor Group raises $400M to buy and scale Amazon Marketplace merchants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-05-06T02:33:44+00:00 May 6th, 2021|Amazon, BlackRock, eCommerce, Europe, FBA, Funding, global founders capital, roll-ups, TC, Uncategorized|

The market remains very hot for startups building e-commerce empires by consolidating independent third-party merchants that have gained traction on Amazon’s Marketplace, and [...]

12 04, 2021

Facebook takes down 16,000 groups trading fake reviews after another poke by UK’s CMA – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-12T02:13:31+00:00 April 12th, 2021|Competition and Markets Authority, Europe, Facebook, fake reviews, Instagram, Policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Facebook has removed 16,000 groups that were trading fake reviews on its platform after another intervention by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority [...]

3 04, 2021

UK’s antitrust watchdog takes a closer look at Facebook-Giphy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-03T02:06:31+00:00 April 3rd, 2021|Advertising Tech, antitrust, Competition and Markets Authority, digital advertising, Europe, Facebook, giphy, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Potential threats to the free flow of GIFs continue to trouble the U.K.’s competition watchdog. Facebook’s $400 million purchase of Giphy, announced last [...]

1 04, 2021

Collaborative iOS app Craft Docs secures $8M, led by Creandum and a ‘Skyscanner Mafia’ – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-01T14:04:53+00:00 April 1st, 2021|app-store, APPLE, ceo, China, Co-founder, Creandum, Distinction, Europe, General Partner, inreach ventures, macos, Notion, operating systems, Skyscanner, Software, TC, travel, Trip.com, Uncategorized, yo|

Launched in only November last year, the Craft Docs app — which was built from the ground up as an iOS app for [...]

29 03, 2021

Singular is a new Paris-based VC firm with $265 million – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-03-29T14:02:24+00:00 March 29th, 2021|Alven, Europe, Jeremy Uzan, Raffi Kamber, Singular, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, venture capital|

Meet Singular, a new VC firm based in Paris that just finished raising its initial fund. The firm was founded by two former [...]

17 11, 2020

Spacemaker, AI software for urban development, is acquired by Autodesk for $240M – Evotik

By | 2020-11-17T12:09:06+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Atomico, autodesk, Ben Blume, Europe, Exit, Fundings & Exits, M&A, Northzone, Norway, Spacemaker, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Autodesk, the U.S. publicly listed software and services company that targets engineering and design industries, has acquired Norway’s Spacemaker, a startup that has [...]

6 12, 2019

No Libra-style digital currencies without rules, say EU finance ministers – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-06T18:05:50+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, digital currency, eBay, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, finance, Libra, Malta, payment system, stablecoin, stripe, Uncategorized, visa|

European Union finance ministers have agreed to a de facto ban on the launch in the region of so-called global “stablecoins” such as [...]

30 11, 2019

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-30T17:59:24+00:00 November 30th, 2019|Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, France, General Data Protection Regulation, General Election, Government, law, nationbuilder, personal data, Policy, Privacy, privacy policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parliament over [...]

27 11, 2019

Brexit ad blitz data firm paid by Vote Leave broke privacy laws, watchdogs find – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-27T17:56:29+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aggregate IQ, AggregateIQ, AIQ, Aleksandr Kogan, Artificial Intelligence, BeLeave, Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Canada, data protection, Europe, Facebook, General Election, political campaigning, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States, Vote Leave|

A joint investigation by watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia has found that Cambridge Analytica-linked data firm, Aggregate IQ, broke privacy laws in Facebook [...]

23 11, 2019

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-23T05:53:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|api, business, China, Creditas, eCommerce, Europe, Funding, inventory management, latin america, levis, loreal, Motorola, Naspers, north america, oracle, QuintoAndar, Rappi, Recent Funding, Salesforce, salesforce.com, sap, Shopify, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Sony, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, vtex, Walmart|

E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that [...]