Category: e-commerce

E-commerce platform Whitebox raises $18M
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E-commerce platform Whitebox raises $18M

Whitebox, a startup that manages e-commerce logistics and fulfillment for a variety for brands, has raised $18 million in Series B funding. While discussing the new funding, CEO Marcus Startzel repeated a point he made after Whitebox raised its $5 million Series A last year — that the startup is differentiated by combining tools for…

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Why e-commerce startups aren’t raising more funding during this historic boom
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Why e-commerce startups aren’t raising more funding during this historic boom

After yesterday’s look into the somewhat lackluster pace of investment into e-commerce-focused startups this year, a few VCs sent in notes that added useful context. So this morning let’s discuss why the pace of e-commerce startup fundraising has been so milquetoast in 2020. The Exchange explores startups, markets and money. You can read it every…

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JioMart, the e-commerce venture from India’s richest man, launches in additional cities
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JioMart, the e-commerce venture from India’s richest man, launches in additional cities

The rationale behind the deluge of dollars flooding into billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Platforms is beginning to become more clear as his e-commerce venture JioMart starts rolling out to more people across India. An e-commerce venture between the nation’s top telecom operator Jio Platforms and top retail chain Jio Retail, JioMart just launched its…

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Is the e-commerce shift going to last?
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Is the e-commerce shift going to last?

Ashwin Ramasamy Contributor Ashwin Ramasamy is the co-founder of PipeCandy, an online merchant graph company that discovers and analyzes business and consumer perception metrics about D2C brands and e-commerce companies. More posts by this contributor E-commerce is taking off faster than ever. In the last couple of weeks, my Twitter timeline has been filled with…

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