How MoviePass Is Using Subscriber Data for Retail Partner Integrations

Having now reached 1.5 million paying subscribers, with 500,000 of those coming in just the last 30 days, MoviePass is keeping a sharp focus on the data it’s able to collect from moviegoers. The company expects that data to become an important asset to retail partners and the movie industry at large in the coming months and years.

Raise Report: Jet, Swrve, ClassPass Lock Down New Funding

Every two weeks we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. In this edition, new investments include rounds for Jet, Swrve, and ClassPass.

Street Fight Daily: The Company Rejecting Offers from Amazon and Alibaba, Drizly’s Expansion Plans

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon and Alibaba Have Approached Five-Year-Old Startup Wish, But the CEO Seems to Want More (Business Insider)… Alcohol Delivery Startup Drizly Has Global Expansion Plans for 2016 (Boston Business Journal)… Shopify’s New App Sello Allows Anyone to Create An Online Store from Their Phone (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Banjo Raises $100M, Apple’s Search Ambitions

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Banjo Raises $100M to Put Your Tweet (and More) on the Map (Street Fight)… Apple Challenges Google with Growing Web Search Program, Fueled by Topsy Acquisition (Apple Insider)… ClassPass, a Startup that Gym Rats and Investors Love, is Now a $400 Million Company (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: FTC Goes After Nomi, ClassPass Buys Fitmob

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mobile Tracking Firm Nomi Gets FTC Wrist-Slap (AdAge)… ClassPass Works Out a Deal for Competitor Fitmob (Recode)… Google More Reviews Links Removed From Knowledge Panel (LocalU)…

Street Fight Daily: GoDaddy Goes Public, ClassPass Struggles With Success

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… GoDaddy Shares Soar in Debut as Investors Buy Into Revamp (GoDaddy)… ClassPass: Deep Discounts, but Some Discontent (New York Times)… China’s Dianping Valued at $4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Airbnb’s Next Mega-Round, Samsung Debuts Mobile Payments

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Airbnb Is Raising A Monster Round At A $20B Valuation (TechCrunch)… Samsung Actually Stands A Fighting Chance In Mobile Payments (Quartz)… Uber Discloses Data Breach That May Have Affected 50,000 Drivers (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Knocks Off Yelp, Apple’s Loyalty Program

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…With Yelp Knockoff, Groupon’s Still Searching for Magic Bullet (Recode)… Apple Pay Loyalty Program Due to Start Within the Year (Bank Innovation)… Macy’s Links With Google To Show Mobile Users What’s In Stock Nearby (AdAge)…