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#SFSNYC: Moving Beyond Basic Location-Based Advertising Without Getting Creepy

Joao-Pierre Ruth

#SFSNYC: Moving Beyond Basic Location-Based Advertising Without Getting Creepy

In regard to guidelines pertaining to the ethical use of location data, Mark Risis, head of global data partnerships at IBM Watson, offered the following maxim: “Don’t do creepy stuff.” Risis as well as panelists from Zocdoc and Waze addressed the topic of location-based marketing and ethics in a panel at Street Fight Summit Wednesday.

Street Fight Daily: Marketers Spend On Social, Clinkle Pivots (Again)

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Marketers Spend On Social, Clinkle Pivots (Again)

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology70% Of Marketers Plan To Boost Social Spending In 2015 (Marketing Land)… Clinkle Pivots From Its Soured Brand To “Treats” For Sharing Discounts (TechCrunch)… How Zomato Plans To Eat Yelp’s Lunch In America (Quartz)…

Street Fight Daily: Yik Yak Raises $62M, Square Accepts Apple Pay

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Street Fight Daily: Yik Yak Raises $62M, Square Accepts Apple Pay

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Messaging App Yik Yak Tipped For $62M Funding A Year After Launch (Guardian)… Apple Pay Could Be Coming To Small Businesses, Thanks To Square (Gizmodo)… Investors: Damn Ubergate and Full Speed Ahead With Mega-Funding (Recode)…

Street Fight Daily: ZocDoc Raising $152M, FAA Bans Delivery Drones

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Street Fight Daily: ZocDoc Raising $152M, FAA Bans Delivery Drones

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyZocDoc Raising $152 million at $1.6 Billion Valuation (Fortune)… FAA Bans The Use Of Drones To Deliver Packages (TechCrunch)… RelayRides’ Altered Future Points To A Ride Sharing World Dominated By Lyft And Uber, Not Zipcar (Forbes)…

Could Healthcare Be Local Tech’s Next Big Opportunity?

Myriah Towner

Could Healthcare Be Local Tech’s Next Big Opportunity?

The botched launch of the Healthcare.gov has brought the healthcare industry — and its dysfunction — to center stage. But in the private sector, startups like ZocDoc and iCouch.me are quietly reinventing the ways patients are discovering and buying healthcare services locally, building a familar feature set that navigates the complex network of insurance companies, doctors and healthcare providers. Street Fight recently caught up with Sam Zebarjadi, Medicast’s co-founder and CEO, to find out more about how digital healthcare tools are being shaped for local markets…

Street Fight Daily: NextDoor Raises $60 Million, First Data Acquires Perka

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Street Fight Daily: NextDoor Raises $60 Million, First Data Acquires Perka

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyNextdoor Raises $60 million In Funding To Bring Neighbors Together (GigaOm)… First Data Acquires Cardless Customer Loyalty Startup Perka (AllThingsD)… Yelp Loss Widens, With Costs Eclipsing Revenue (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: ZocDoc Opens $55M In Debt, Centro Expands To Mobile

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Street Fight Daily: ZocDoc Opens $55M In Debt, Centro Expands To Mobile

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology

Doctor Appointment Booking Site ZocDoc Opens Up $55 Million In New Convertible Debt (GigaOm)… Centro Expands Locally Focused ‘Brand Exchange’ To Mobile, Tablet Inventory (AdExchanger)… Report: Hyperlocals Can Bridge Gap Between Larger Organizations And Public (Journalism.co.uk)…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Readies SMB Push, Foursquare’s Nascent Asset

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Readies SMB Push, Foursquare’s Nascent Asset

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.As Small Businesses Become Tech Savvy, They Could Earn Big Ad Revenue For Facebook (TechCrunch)… Why Foursquare’s Growth Story Is Better Than You Think (Forbes)… Andrew Mason on How to Deal: From Founder to Ex-Groupon CEO (Fast Company)…