• A lending site where you can rent anything from tampons to expensive drones and cameras just scored millions in venture capital

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Fat Lama, a lending site that lets users rent and lease goods, just raised $10 million for its Series A.
    The site, which kicked off in the UK two years ago, recently launched its first stateside offering in New York.
    While Fat Lama typically offers equipment like drones, printers, and cameras, some more curious items sometimes crop up within the marketplace as well.
    The sharing economy is redefining everything from how we commute to how we vacation, and now, if the CEO of lending site Fat Lama has his way, it might transform the way we consume products.
    Fat Lama lets users borrow...
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  • A lending site where you can rent anything from tampons to expensive drones and cameras just scored millions in venture capital

    A lending site where you can rent anything from tampons to expensive drones and cameras just scored millions in venture capital

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Fat Lama, a lending site that lets users rent and lease goods, just raised $10 million for its Series A.
    The site, which kicked off in the UK two years ago, recently launched its first stateside offering in New York.
    While Fat Lama typically offers equipment like drones, printers, and cameras, some more curious items sometimes crop up within the marketplace as well.
    The sharing economy is redefining everything from how we commute to how we vacation, and now, if the CEO of lending site Fat Lama has his way, it might transform the way we consume products.
    Fat Lama lets users borrow...
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  • Goldman Sachs leads $64 million investment in BigCommerce

    Goldman Sachs leads $64 million investment in BigCommerce

    5 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    BigCommerce, an ecommerce platform used by retailers to run their online operations, has raised $64 million in growth funding led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from General Catalyst, GGV Capital, and Tenaya Capital. Founded in 2009, Austin-based BigCommerce is used by a wide-range of businesses including big brands, sole traders, and physica...
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  • BigCommerce raises $64 million to build e-commerce sites

    BigCommerce raises $64 million to build e-commerce sites

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Austin, Texas-based BigCommerce has completed a big round of funding.
    The growth stage startup, which builds e-commerce sites for Sony, Toyota and 60,000 other merchants, has raised $64 million to accelerate its business. The investment was led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from General Catalyst, GGV Capital and Tenaya Capital. And it brings BigCommerce's total raised to over $200 million since it was founded in 2009.
    BigCommerce has developed a template for its customers to launch websites with manageable shipping and payments tracking. It also makes it easy to cross-sell on...
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