Dropbox submitted a confidential application for their US IPO this week, according to sources familiar with the matter. The unnamed informants disclosed that Dropbox is allegedly looking to list in 1H’18. Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are reportedly Global Coordinators on the IPO, with other syndicated bookrunners yet to be announced. Wall Street and other tech companies aspiring… Read More
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Developing Shopify Apps has become an industry in its own right. There are over 2,500 apps on the Shopify store, providing solutions for approximately 500,000 merchants. Some of the most popular apps like Yotpo, Oberlo, GrooveJar and Plugin SEO are being used by hundreds of thousands of Shopify businesses. There’s even a whole community of… Read More
Founded in 2004, in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify is one of the world’s leading e-commerce website platforms. Over its lifespan, the platform has provided a foundation for 500,000+ merchants to sell over $40 billion worth of goods. Shopify has experienced strong growth since 2012. The latest figures show a 90% year-on-year revenue increase at the end… Read More
The gloves are off. Walmart, the world’s biggest ‘brick-and-mortar’ retailer, is coming for Amazon, the undisputed king of e-commerce. After acquiring a number of high-profile online retailers of late – most notably Jet.com in the US last year – Walmart has been adding hundreds more third-party sellers to their marketplace, Walmart.com, which is now home… Read More
Keeping up to date with the most recent market trends, and making timely adjustments to your business’ strategy and operations, is critical for business owners and entrepreneurs—especially in tech. The recently released Internet Trends 2017 Report from the Code Conference offered several key insights into the current trends and future forecasts of the online ecosystem.… Read More
On May 6, 2017, the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) held its second Annual Member Excellence Awards Gala during the IBBA’s annual conference in Dallas, Texas. The IBBA was established in 1983 to provide business brokers with education, conferences, professional designations and networking opportunities. Its membership offers business brokers the opportunity to achieve a Certified… Read More
If your offer has been accepted for a business and proceeded through due diligence successfully, then the final stages of closing the deal are on the horizon. By this point, finalizing the transaction is a matter of signing the contract, setting up escrow (typically Escrow.com) and swapping funds for assets. The Escrow service provides protection… Read More
When it comes to Amazon and their policies, things are always changing. Whether they are adding in a new policy or updating fee structures, things rarely stay the same for long. If you are someone who relies on Amazon to sell products, in any shape or form, it’s crucial to keep tabs on all the… Read More
Earlier this month, Amazon announced Fulfillment By Amazon, the company’s warehousing and delivery product, would be unavailable to all new users over the holiday period. FBA won’t accept shipments from new FBA sellers after October 10 and before December 19. Restricted access to FBA during the holiday season is great news for established online retailers,… Read More
Amazon has just launched a new “automotive community” called Amazon Vehicles, which aims to provide an all-in-one research platform for people looking to purchase a new car, parts or accessories. It will allow customers to make an informed buying decision by offering specifications, key features, videos, community reviews, and images for thousands of different car… Read More