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Commerce specialist Lightspeed POS raises $166M as it preps for an IPO in 2019

Commerce specialist Lightspeed POS raises 6M as it preps for an IPO in 2019

 E-commerce and digitally-based financial transactions have consistently been one of the biggest and most lucrative areas of the tech world, and today a commerce startup out of Canada is laying down its claim to be among the significant players in the field.
Lightspeed POS, which provides point of sale, accounting, inventory management, purchasing analytics, and other related services to… Read More

Commerce specialist Lightspeed POS raises 6M as it preps for an IPO in 2019
Source: TechCrunch

Strava launches posts to bring athletes back for everything else beyond their workouts

Strava launches posts to bring athletes back for everything else beyond their workouts

 When you walk upstairs at the Strava offices over on Third Street in San Francisco, you’ll find boards as tall as your typical human. They’re covered with images — screenshots of Instagram posts, comments and a whole lot of paper cutouts of other social networks printed onto little sheets — and they served as the launchpad for Strava’s latest product as it tries… Read More

Strava launches posts to bring athletes back for everything else beyond their workouts
Source: TechCrunch

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

 It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikes and Adidas’ experiments with 3D printed midsoles and biodegradable yarn. Asics isn’t generally uttered in the same breath as those sorts of bleeding edge offerings, but the running shoe company has just debuted a pretty compelling new take on the manufacturing process.
The new… Read More

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds
Source: TechCrunch