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(GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) Amazon is dramatically increasing its financial commitment to reshape politics in its hometown, in a move that signals a big shift for the e-commerce giant. Some councilmembers blame the company for the challenges Seattle faces, like a housing crisis driven by low supply and thousands of newcomers with the lucrative tech salaries to bid up the market. She proposed legislation that would ban donations of more than $5,000 to independent expenditure political action committees in Seattle, challenging an interpretation of the 2010 “Citizens United” Supreme Court case.
That’s according to a new analysis by eMarketer, which predicts Amazon’s share of search ad revenue will grow over the next two years as Google’s drops. “Amazon’s ad business has attracted massive increases in spending because advertisers can reach consumers during product queries, a time when they’re ready to buy,” said eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin in a statement. Many startups have emerged around helping marketers navigate Amazon’s advertising platform, including several in the Seattle region such as InsightLeap, Downstream, Gradient, and Stackline.
When we launched our video platform earlier this year, our agenda was clear and we were keen to play a role in onboarding new customers who are not necessarily new to the internet but are new to ecommerce.”Speaking about her partnership with Flipkart Video Originals, Guneet, said, “Flipkart Video is offering a great platform for content creators to engage with a customer base of over 160 million people across India, through a unique storytelling format. In this role, he will provide strategic leadership to the organisation and define the technology vision for the company with a specific focus on building future capabilities across product and engineering.Jeyandran has been with the Flipkart Group for more than two years and has previously served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Myntra, before moving to Flipkart in January 2019.He is a seasoned technology and product leader with experience spanning over two decades, and has held leadership roles in the consumer internet pr
San Francisco and Mumbai-based mobile marketing platform, CleverTap, on Tuesday announced a fundraise of $35 million in its Series C round led by existing investors Tiger Global Management and Sequoia India. "This latest round of funding will enable CleverTap to help more companies achieve their retention goals as they build long-lasting relationships with their customers," Co-founder and CEO of CleverTap, Sunil Thomas said.Also ReadThis startup safeguards your inbox from spam emails and push notificationsCleverTap’s customer lifecycle and user retention platform leverage machine learning to offer a robust engagement suite that enables brands to convert, engage, retain, and grow their mobile user base. The company will be focusing on global expansion and product development and the funds will be used to fuel team growth in engineering, sales, and marketing segments across the US, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.In April 2019, CleverTap raised $26 million in a Series B round, which w
French company Kabuto is launching a Kickstarter campaign today for the second generation of its smart carry-on suitcase. People who like to pack things exactly the right way will think the Kabuto suitcase offers a lot of options. The startup has previously raised $1 million (€900,000) from Frédéric Mazzella, Michel & Augustin, Bpifrance, Fabien Pierlot and others.