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Secondhand marketplace letgo expands into video listings – TechCrunch

Secondhand marketplace letgo expands into video listings – TechCrunch Letgo, the secondhand goods marketplace valued at over a billion dollars, this week announced the launch of new features aimed at helping sellers: video listings and automatic pricing suggestions that leverage image recognition and A.I. technologies. Sellers will now be able …

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InkHunter heads to YC to build a try-and-buy tattoo marketplace – TechCrunch

InkHunter heads to YC to build a try-and-buy tattoo marketplace – TechCrunch InkHunter, an augmented reality tattoo try-on app that was born out of a 48-hour hackathon back in the altogether gentler days of 2014 has bagged a place in YC’s summer 2018 batch, scoring itself the seed accelerator’s standard …

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MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site – TechCrunch

MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.2 million Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund MallforAfrica and DHL are giving African merchants a global stage. This week the online retailer and delivery …

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Sneaker market GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis and makes a play for women sneaker shoppers – TechCrunch

Sneaker market GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis and makes a play for women sneaker shoppers – TechCrunch GOAT, the secondary marketplace for sneakers that recently merged with Flight Club, is announcing a new hire. Lizzie Francis will join the company as Chief Operating Officer, coming from Brilliant Ventures where she …

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Facebook Marketplace expands into home services – TechCrunch

Facebook Marketplace expands into home services – TechCrunch Facebook is entering the home services market. Starting today, U.S. Facebook users browsing the Facebook Marketplace will be able to search thousands of home service professionals through a new feature that helps users locate top-rated and vetted professionals like house cleaners, plumbers, …

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With its new ‘Interests’ feature, eBay again tries to personalize its marketplace – TechCrunch

With its new ‘Interests’ feature, eBay again tries to personalize its marketplace – TechCrunch Remember when eBay bought Hunch in 2011 to improve its personalization technology and attract shoppers based on their interests? Or when  it launched a Pinterest-like tool called Setify in 2012 for creating personalized collections and wishlists? Or when …

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How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services market? – TechCrunch

How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services market? – TechCrunch Back in 2008, as the global financial crisis was only just beginning to tear at the fabric of the U.S. economy, entrepreneurs in San Francisco were already hard at work on potential patches. This was the beginning of what’s now …

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Washé raises $3.5 million for its on-demand car washing service and biz platform – TechCrunch

Washé raises $3.5 million for its on-demand car washing service and biz platform – TechCrunch Another startup wants to make on-demand car washing work, where others have failed. Washé, a Boca Raton-based service for on-demand washes, has raised $3.5 million in seed funding to continue to grow its business, which …

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Local marketplace OfferUp takes on eBay with launch of nationwide shipping – TechCrunch

Local marketplace OfferUp takes on eBay with launch of nationwide shipping – TechCrunch OfferUp, the mobile marketplace for buying and selling locally, is expanding its sights beyond your neighborhood. Today, the company is announcing an expansion of its service that will now allow sellers to ship their items nationwide to …

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