Tags: Business

Maropost is leveraging big data and machine learning to be among the top growth companies in North America

Maropost started out as a provider of SaaS-based digital marketing solutions, aiming to transform the email marketing process by making it easy for users to segment and target prospects, craft content, and optimize message delivery. By 2014, less than 5 years since inception, Maropost carved out a name for itself in the industry by achieving…

Stripe adds data analystics tool to help businesses track payments better

Their focus on security of user data is what sets them apart from the competition. Using what they call Stripe.js (a foundational JavaScript library) they ensure that sensitive data like credit card numbers is never stored by the users who provide payment options using Stripe. This has helped many small vendors to scale up businesses…

For the tech-savvy and unemployed youth, Fiverr may be the answer

The global unemployment figure in 2015 is estimated to stand at 197.1 million. Over one third of the unemployed around the world, or 70.5 million, are youth aged between 15 and 24. Having grown up in an age of technological change, globalization, and widespread economic and political turmoil, young people around the world are now…

Morning Star gets a $13.1m  boost in revenue in its first quarter after Pitchbooks’ acquisition

Despite the increasing flow of capital in the global private capital market in recent decades, finding comprehensive information on private companies has gotten more difficult. Only a decade old, PitchBook is considered one of the 4 major information providers of VC and PE performance. The company offers a subscription-based database of a wide array of…

Gig economy leader Freelancer.com, sees its stock price soar by 155% since IPO

With the help of technology, talented professionals across the globe are revolutionizing the concept of work through the pursuit of project-based careers in lieu of traditional employments, creating what is now commonly known as the gig-economy. In less than a decade since inception, Freelancer.com has quickly become the go-to marketplace for the participants of the…

Yum China plans to buy Chinese food delivery app Daojia for $200 million

The novelty of Daojia, is in its democratizing effects on the O2O service platform by onboarding small busines owners. Initially serving as a “one-stop-meal service” platform, over the years, Daojia has simultaneously been improving its distribution logistics system, in order to directly integrate with restaurants and other small business owners within the O2O lanscape. For…