In the current environment with how coronavirus is impacting large and small businesses, putting a focus on e-commerce is absolutely essential. I’ve been in the e-commerce world since 1996 (when Wine Library launched an online store) so I’m a huge believer. But at this point, the cat’s out of the bag. I just can’t imagine anybody not […]
There’s a significant amount of fraud when it comes to using peer-to-peer marketplaces. But what if buyers, sellers, and the actual product could truly be verified before the transaction takes place? vendi make this a reality and its starting with mobile phones.
Traditionally, university students have been stuck using platforms like Facebook, ebay, Craiglist, or letgo to sell items that range from textbooks to mini-fridges. However, these platforms aren’t exclusively for students. Paperclip offers a safe, student marketplace that enables thousands of students to buy, sell, and swap items on campus. Paperclip is already partnered with 40 UK […]
The trade-off for the convenience of online shopping is the uncertainty that the item physically looks like the image on the screen, therefore, providing a perfect use case for 3D technology. Threedium provides lightweight and mobile-optimised 3D solutions to help businesses of any size create a variety of interactive experiences including 3D product viewers and […]
Recently, private equity giant Blackstone Group announced the acquisition of Colony Capital for $5.9 billion, a deal that encompasses 60 million square feet of warehouse space across 465 facilities. Blackstone is reported to manage now over $250 billion worth of property worldwide, and the Colony purchase comes on the heels of previous warehouse acquisitions of Singapore’s GLP […]
Logistics in America is one of the fastest-growing private sectors of the economy, generating more than $1.6 trillion of spending (or close to 10% of GDP) in supply chain, transportation, and distribution investments.
Both of our fund families focus on consumer products. Social Starts takes the angle of commerce and focuses on Digitally Native Brands based purely on their market characteristics. Joyance focuses on consumer goods derived from deep science with high emotional content. For us, Digitally Native Brands must deliver a generational opportunity to invest in a […]
Personalisation is the key to consumers’ hearts and RevLifter is the performance marketing platform that drives revenue for online retailers by incorporating AI to understand consumers’ behaviors in real-time. The platform enables retailers to display the right deal to the right consumer at the right time; both on-site and off. Through the use of the […]
What happens when millions of e-commerce stores are fighting to get discovered on only three primary websites (Amazon, Google, and Facebook) where consumers are looking for potential shopping solutions?
When the chips are down and your business isn’t moving inventory, it can be incredibly frustrating and confusing. It’s tempting to look at flashy marketing efforts, gimmicks, “growth hacks” or other quick fixes and feel like your business isn’t harnessing the newest marketing tools available. Being the founder of a digital marketing agency with more […]