Raise Report: New Funding for MapAnything, Cuebiq, SIM Partners

Every two weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. This week’s edition includes funding for The Bouqs, Soundhound, Reserve, and Fuze.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Gets Lift from Mobile, Businesses’ Dependence on Data Grows

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Mobile Ads Generated About 84% of Facebook’s 2016 Revenue… Data Becomes ‘Pillar’ of Advertising in 2017… 5 Things Brick-and-Mortars Need to Know About the On-Demand Economy…

Street Fight Daily: Jet.com Pilots Grocery Delivery, OpenTable Battles New Competitors

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Jet.com is Piloting Grocery Delivery (But it May Take 2 Days to Arrive)… Reserve, Other Startups Fight OpenTable for a Seat… Uber Recognizes New York Drivers Group, Short of a Union…

Street Fight Daily: Reserve Acquires Dash, Shoppers Save Big Purchases for Desktop

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Reserve Acquires Mobile Payments Startup Dash (TechCrunch)… U.S. Shoppers Save Big-Ticket Online Purchases for Desktop (Quartz)… Report: Search Drives 10x More Traffic to Shopping Sites Than Social Media (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Why Uber Won’t Go Public For More Than a Year, The Disappointment of Zulily

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Why Uber Is Waiting to IPO (Inc.)… The Largest E-Commerce Acquisition Ever Is Actually a Disappointment (Recode)… In-Store Personalized Digital Display Pushes Purchases (eMarketer)…

#SFSW15 VIDEO: 3 Companies That Are Rethinking Brick-and-Mortar Business

The web is not a just a place for offline business to wrangle consumers anymore. Increasingly, technology is changing the way we actually build businesses in the real world. Representatives from a trio of companies that are revolutionizing the way their industries do business in the physical marketplace came together at Street Fight Summit West earlier this month to share their success stories.

Here’s How Reserve Plans to Make the Dinner Bill Disappear

We’ve become used to the ability to make restaurant reservations with the click of a mouse or the tap of a screen, but what if the service didn’t stop there? What if it was extended to ensuring that every aspect of your dining experience was just as smooth and simple as making the reservation?

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: Google Eyes Local Services, Square Adds Marketing Tools

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Wants To Send You A Plumber (BuzzFeed)… Square Is Using Customer Data to Create Targeted Email Campaigns for Brands (AdWeek)… Groupon Mulls Selling Off Checkout Software Business (Recode)…

Uber and Foursquare Co-Founders Lead $15M Investment in Dining App Reserve

Expa, the startup accelerator founded by Uber co-founder Garrett Camp and Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai, has led a $15 million venture investment in Reserve. The round included a number of celebrity investors including actors Jon Favreau and Jared Leto as well as rapper Will.i.am…

Street Fight Daily: Taco Bell’s New App, Sun-Times’ Network Play

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyTaco Bell Unveils Mobile Ordering (USA Today)… The Newsonomics Of The Sun-Times National/Local Network Play (Nieman Journalism Lab)… Groupon’s New Product Boss Leaving After Less Than Two Months (Recode)…