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Street Fight Daily: Lyft Seeks $500 Million in New Funding, Snap Values Itself at $24B on Eve of IPO

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Seeks $500 Million in New Funding, Snap Values Itself at $24B on Eve of IPO

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Seeking At Least $500 Million in New Funding… Snap Officially Sets Stock Price at $17, Raising $3.4 Billion in IPO… Instacart to Raise $400 Million as Other On-Demand Startups Die Around It…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Updates for Local Commerce, Pinterest Lends Hand to Brands

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Updates for Local Commerce, Pinterest Lends Hand to Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Rolls Out Series of Updates to Get Hold of Local Commerce… Pinterest Enlists Publishers, Creators to Boost Presence of Brands on Its Platform, Ad Revenue… Yelp Rolls Out Nowait Nationally to Deepen Ties with Casual Dining Restaurants…

Street Fight Daily: TripAdvisor Targets OpenTable, Cracks In The Geoweb

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Street Fight Daily: TripAdvisor Targets OpenTable, Cracks In The Geoweb

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyLine Launches A Taxi Booking Service In Japan Because Chat Apps Have Become Platforms (TechCrunch)… TripAdvisor Goes on a Dining Reservations Binge With Acquisition of Iens (Skift)… Cracks In The Digital Map: What The ‘Geoweb’ Gets Wrong About Real Streets (Guardian)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Orders Ahead, StubHub’s Editorial Strategy

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Street Fight Daily: Square Orders Ahead, StubHub’s Editorial Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologySquare Rolls Out Order App, Targets Coffee Shops (Bloomberg)… Stubhub Hires Its First Editor-in-Chief, Looks to Become a Destination For Sports and Music Fans (PandoDaily)… Pull Over, Google Maps: Nokia Here Maps Zooms on to Samsung Galaxy Phones (GigaOm)…