Thursday, February 22News That Matters

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Indigo Fair raises $12M to connect wholesalers with smaller retail outlets with a smarter service

Indigo Fair raises $12M to connect wholesalers with smaller retail outlets with a smarter service

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 Max Rhodes was walking around that weird little parklet in Hayes Valley in San Francisco after taking a break from a five-year stint at Square to figure out what he wanted to do next — and he kept seeing Square registers everywhere. It was spotting them over and over again in smaller retail shops dotted throughout the city that made him think about the connections between the average… Read More
Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

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 Coinbase has some serious competition. Today Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Users can buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with no extra fees, and track those and 14 other coins in its sleek app. That’s compared to paying 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US on Coinbase. Users can… Read More
The beauty company Glossier just closed on a whopping $52 million in fresh funding

The beauty company Glossier just closed on a whopping $52 million in fresh funding

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 Glossier, the nearly four-year-old, direct-to-consumer beauty company, has landed $52 million in Series C funding in what it describes as a heavily oversubscribed round. The financing was led by earlier investors IVP and Index Ventures. The New York-based company — which evolved out of the popular blog Into the Gloss by founder and CEO Emily Weiss — began selling its own make-up at… Read More