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New Localogy Podcast: This Week in Local

Today, Localogy uploaded Episode One of This Week in Local, a new weekly podcast that features “lively conversations about the local digital ecosystem.” The podcast

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Tech Cost-Cutting Trend Bites BNPL

Much of the world’s attention of late has been focused on massive layoffs at companies like Twitter, Amazon, and perhaps soon Google. It’s all part

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What’s New with Apple Pay Later?

Over the summer, we wrote two articles about Apple’s threatened forray into the increasingly turgid buy now, pay later space. In those articles, we implied

PayZen Plows New Field for Buy Now Pay Later

Buy now, pay later has been as controversial as it has been revolutionary. The payments model lets consumers take delivery of goods and services immediately

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Xero Reports $9.5M Loss, Names New CEO

Xero, the New Zealand-based cloud accounting firm, is one of the global giants in small business SaaS. With the company’s stock price is down 54%

TouchBistro Raises US$110M, Eyes Acquisitions

The restaurant’s point of sale space is as competitive as the restaurant tech opportunity is large. And the equity funding rods fuelling this space are

Is the End at Hand for Quick Commerce?

Over the past year or so, we’ve had quite a bit to say about “quick commerce.” This business is largely associated, in the U.S. at

Europe Mints Another HR Tech Unicorn

Spanish HR tech startup Factorial has surpassed the increasingly uninteresting unicorn milestone this week with its announced $120 million Series C funding round, led by

Spotzer Digital Rolls Out Social Platform

Amsterdam-based digital marketing platform Spotzer Digital has rolled out a new social media management tool. The new platform is designed to help small businesses create

Why B2B BNPL Will Matter More Than B2C

Most of us see buy now pay later as a tool that helps GenZ consumers buy handbags, home electronics, and other very consumer-oriented goods. And

Birdeye Payments Aims to Get SMBs Paid Faster

The customer experience platform Birdeye has launched a new payments solution aimed at helping small businesses get their money faster. Yesterday Birdeye announced its new