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Checkout is the key to frictionless B2B e-commerce

Andrew Steele Contributor Andrew Steele is an investor at Activant Capital. He focuses on fintech and e-commerce infrastructure and is based in New York. COVID-19 cemented e-commerce into everyone’s daily habits in 2020, and as we look ahead, B2B e-commerce is quickly becoming the next frontier for founders and investors. The pandemic pushed businesses online, and the emergence of B2B marketplaces and e-commerce...

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Last-mile delivery in Latin America is ready to take off

Bob Ma Contributor Bob Ma is an investor at WIND Ventures, where he invests in energy, retail and mobility startups. Prior to joining WIND, he was an investor at Soma Capital, where he invested venture capital globally across the consumer and enterprise sectors. In the United States, same-day and next-day Amazon Prime deliveries have become the de facto standard in e-commerce. People want convenience and instant gratification,...

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How we built an AI unicorn in 6 years

Alex Dalyac Contributor Alex Dalyac is the CEO and co-founder of Tractable, which develops artificial intelligence for accident and disaster recovery. Today, Tractable is worth $1 billion. Our AI is used by millions of people across the world to recover faster from road accidents, and it also helps recycle as many cars as Tesla puts on the road. And yet six years ago, Tractable was just me and Raz (Razvan Ranca, CTO), two...

Five Smart Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Machines Humming

SMOOTH OPERATIONS By WD-40® Brand In June, the Institute for Supply Management released a report outlining that domestic manufacturing was operating at 87 percent of normal capacity. And leading manufacturing organizations report they expect the manufacturing sector to continue its upward trajectory, keeping machine shops busy. Even so, routine maintenance of a facility’s machinery and equipment shouldn’t be overlooked. A regular...