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FashInvest Opinion: The 5 innovations driving mobile commerce

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The views expressed in FashInvest Opinion editorials are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of FashInvest. Retailers, brands, and their investors, have talked about omnichannel and multichannel for almost a decade now — struggling to figure out how to deliver the seamless shopping experience that today’s consumers have come to expect. Yet, brands and retailers …

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Global Fashion Group raises another $340 million amidst unprofitability

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Global Fashion Group, a Rocket Internet fashion conglomerate, has just raised €300 million ($339,240,000 million at current exchange) in funding. The investment came from Rocket Internet and its existing investors including Kinnevik and Access Industries. Rocket will contribute up to €100 million to the round, and Sweden-based Investment AB Kinnevik said it would contribute up to €200 million. Rocket said …

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App of the Week: Stuff N Style is the stuff style is made of

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In our App of the Week series, we take a look at the newest and coolest apps to see if they’re worth a try.  Stuff N Style is a fashion hoarders’ dream (speaking from experience). To get the full benefit of the app, you’ll need to spend a Saturday or Sunday morning taking photos of all of your clothes and uploading them into the …

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Augmendix raises $17M for Google Glass healthcare wearables

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Augmedix, a San Francisco, Calif. healthcare wearable, just raised $17 million in venture funding. The company has raised $40 million to date. Redmile Group led the round with participation from Emergence Capital, DCM Ventures, Sutter Health, Dignity Health, Catholic Health Initiatives and TriHealth Inc., in addition to an unnamed investor. Augmedix was founded in 2012 and is run by its CEO, Ian Shakil. Augmedix is …

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