Raise Report: Foursquare, CrowdRiff, Mode Secure Fresh Funding

Every two or three weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. This week’s edition includes funding for Instana, Hopper, Qonto, and Stringr.

How Hopper Secures Bookings with Geotargeted Deals

For Hopper, a mobile app for flight and hotel booking, taking advantage of hyperlocal marketing technology means running more than 500 customized campaigns each day, tempting travelers with limited-time deals from their current locations.

Street Fight Daily: YouTube’s Brand Safety Woes Continue, Amazon’s Biggest Challenge

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Exclusive: YouTube Ran Ads from Hundreds of Brands on Extremist Channels… What Amazon’s Prime Numbers Don’t Show: The Battle to Grow in the U.S… ANA Urges Lawmakers to Hold Off on New Privacy Laws….