SMB-focused home services startup Jobber registered a win today by announcing that SMB SaaS veteran Gail Goodman will join its board of directors. This brings notable experience and perspective to Jobber, given Goodman’s rap sheet of leadership roles at Constant Contact, MindBody, Hubspot and Shopify.
Establishing trust while making real-time decisions on whom to do business with is a critical skill for a company like Mastercard. So it makes sense that it would announce an acquisition designed to enhance that skill set. This week Mastercard acquired the digital identity verification company Ekata for $850 million. While the deal is subject to […]
In recent years, consumer behavior has dramatically shifted to a digital-first approach when engaging with businesses. At the forefront of this trend is an increased quantity of consumers turning to Google to search, select and buy. Due to this shift in behavior, local “near me” Google searches grew globally by more than 100% in 2020. […]