Does the World Need a ‘Different Way to Search’?

Sridhar Ramaswamy used to run Google’s ad business. Now he wants to tear it down. Or at least peel off a healthy segment of users hungry for an ad-free, privacy-friendly way to search. Sridhar has launched Neeva, a new online search app that is ad-free, subscription-based and that vows to offer personalization while keeping your […]

Current Environment Shines a Bright Light on Distribution Channels

Last week we shared our interview with Jon Sewell. He’s the franchise owner from Iowa City, Iowa, who is pushing a cooperative food delivery initiative as a means of competing against the big aggregators (DoorDash, Uber Eats, etc.). Many of the issues explored in that post were elaborated on in an excellent post by Miriam […]

Funding Watch: The Localogy Global Investment Roundup

Funding Watch is Localogy’s series that tracks funding to SMB-focused startups and tech providers. See the rest of the series here. Things continue to heat up in SMB Saas. For those unfamiliar, this sector is represented by companies that build software tools for small businesses. It’s everything from “front of the house” marketing and customer acquisition […]