Inventory optimization startup Flieber bags $12M, aims to help retailers avoid out-of-stock, overstock moments

Flieber

Flieber wants to help e-commerce retailers get back to what they do best: selling. The New York-based company announced Wednesday $12 million in Series A financing to continue developing its inventory optimization platform that uses analytics and machine learning to give multi-channel brands a leg up when it comes to determining what the ideal stock level would be across all of the sales channels and inventory locations.

Read More

Tuna raises $3M to address complexity of e-commerce payments in Latin America

Tuna is on a mission to “fine tune” the payments space in Latin America and has raised two seed rounds totaling $3 million, led by Canary and by Atlantico. Alex Tabor, Paul Ascher and Juan Pascual met each other on the engineering team of Peixe Urbano, a company Tabor co-founded and he referred to as a “Groupon for Brazil.” While there, they came up with a way to use A/B testing to create a way of dealing with payments in different markets.

Read More

Taste intelligence startup Halla closes $4.5M Series A1 to predict which grocery items shoppers will buy

Halla IO

Halla wants to answer the question of how people decide what to eat, and now has $4.5 million in fresh Series A1 capital from Food Retail Ventures to do it.

Read More

Fintech nate, a Universal and Streamlined Commerce App, Secures $38M in Capital via Series A led by Renegade Partners

nate tech

Universal and streamlined shopping app nate has secured $38 million in capital through a Series A round led by Renegade Partners, along with contributions from Forerunner Ventures and existing investors Canaan Partners and Coatue Management. nate’s Series A has been finalized a year after the Fintech firm raised a seed round, bringing the total equity secured to date to $51 million.

Read More

Bolt raises $75 million to fight ecommerce fraud with machine learning

The checkout platform Bolt — not to be confused with the blockchain startup Bolt Labs, the hardware investor Bolt, or the ride-sharing firm formerly known as Taxify — today announced that it recently closed a $75 million funding round. The infusion comes after a year during which Bolt processed over $1 billion in retail transactions, saw a 10 times uptick in the size of its shopper network, and added more than 250,000 shoppers to its network every month.

Read More