ShopUp raises $22.5 million to digitize millions of mom-and-pop shops in Bangladesh –

A startup that is aiming to digitize millions of neighborhood stores in Bangladesh just raised the country’s largest Series A financing round. Dhaka-headquartered ShopUp said on Tuesday it has raised … Read More

WizVille Local Monitor helps small shops track Google Maps ratings of competitors –

French startup WizVille is launching a new product called Local Monitor to help restaurant owners, haircut places, bakeries and all kinds of small shops track their Google Maps ratings and … Read More

Imran Khan’s Verishop adds Verified Shops, a way for emerging brands to set up shop in its digital mall – TechCrunch

Verishop, the Los Angeles online retailer founded by former Snap executive Imran Khan, launched a little over a year ago to change the way people shopped online. Now the company … Read More

3 views on the future of work, coffee shops and neighborhoods in a post-pandemic world – TechCrunch

The novel coronavirus pandemic has disordered traditional notions of work, travel, socializing and the way we collaborate with colleagues. It seems obvious that the future of work must evolve, given … Read More