Raise Report: Yotpo, Leanplum, Globality Secure New Funding

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 ChartMogul, Choozle, Roomi, and Spirited Media.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Sets Sights on Yelp and Foursquare, Uber Approves $10B SoftBank Deal

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Relaunches Events App as Facebook Local… Uber Approves SoftBank’s Multi-Billion Dollar Investment Offer… Spirited Media Fights Collapse of Local News…

Openings and New Hires at Signpost, Vendasta, Spirited Media

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest openings and new hires in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at Rio SEO, CBS and RingPartner.

After Fits and Starts, Collaborative News Is Finally Making Headlines

For years, there’s been a lot of earnest talk about digital news sites collaborating to produce editorial content that had more value for users — and to help the collaborators make their often-precarious operations sustainable. But the talk produced as many fits as starts. That’s changing, and for the better.

Street Fight Daily: Google Introduces Location Affiliate Extensions, Didi ‘Definitely Going Global’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Drives In-Store Foot Traffic Through Online Affiliate Location Extensions… Didi’s President Says China’s Ride-Hailing Giant ‘Definitely Going Global’… The Where Factor: How Location Data Offers a New Marketing Edge…