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Startups

Startups are important for the ecommerce industry. Without startups, there would be almost no innovation, there would be no acquisitions, there would be no funding, et cetera. Startups can shake up an entire industry, just look at what Rocket Internet achieved with Zalando for example. We love startups!…

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Swedish ecommerce company Funera enters funeral market

The new ecommerce company Funera wants to make it cheaper to die. The Swedish startup offers funerals costing 590 kronor (€65) whereas a simple funeral costs between 15,000 and 20,000 kronor (€1656-€2208) in Sweden. Funera has lower margins on their coffins, but they also want to cut costs for personal meetings and administration.

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Swedish ecommerce platform Tictail lands €600k investment

Swedish ecommerce platform Tictail lands €600k investment

Tictail has welcomed Project A Ventures as a strategic partner. The Berlin-based company builder will be involved with the Swedish free-to-use ecommerce platform on a strategic and operational level and will also invest 600,000 euros. Project A’s co-founder Florian Heinemann will be joining Tictail’s advisory board as well.

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German startup combines ecommerce and content

Asuum is offering publishers and content creators a way to get some ads on their site without bothering their customers with it. With this form of native advertising they want to bring content and ecommerce together. "Just like you won’t buy Vogue without the glossy ads, or watch a Superbowl game without the commercials."

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