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Interlace Ventures Newsletter

Thu 25 Jun 2020 — Interlace Commerce Brief #6 - Happy Summer! ☀


Interlace Ventures Newsletter

Tue 05 May 2020 — Commerce Brief #5 - About last mile logistics and delivery


Interlace Ventures Newsletter

Fri 10 Apr 2020 — Commerce Brief #4 - About COVID19 and its impact on commerce



Thu 20 Feb 2020 — Betterworks, an enterprise software for performance management, said on Thursday that it has acquired Hyphen, a San Francisco-based employee listening platform.


Interlace Ventures Blog

Thu 06 Feb 2020 — As we wrote about in 2018 about sustainability in the Fashion World, we continue to see sustainability making a trend toward the venture world and are excited to see what 2020 has in store.

Interlace Ventures  


Fri 24 Jan 2020 — CommerceJS announces our $1.7M USD round of funding led by Initialized to help build out our API-first eCommerce platform


Interlace Ventures Newsletter

Tue 17 Dec 2019 — Happy Holidays and our investment in Algopix


Venture Beat

Tue 17 Dec 2019 — Oto raises $5.3 million to improve speech recognition with intonation data


Retail Touchpoints

Thu 31 Oct 2019 — B8ta Raises $50 Million, Launches Ark Marketplace Platform For Retailers And Landlords


Interlace Ventures Blog

Thu 24 Oct 2019 — Interlace Ventures, Funding Technology for the Commerce World



Wed 16 Oct 2019 — Alala will be the anchor brand for a new retail space created by b8ta, a company specializing in creating multi-brand retail spaces, particularly DTC brands that do not have much of a retail presence to begin with. Forum, as the new space is called, will be focused on fashion and beauty when it opens in Los Angeles in November.


Interlace Ventures Newsletter

Fri 04 Oct 2019 — Welcoming b8ta and the Future of the Store


Venture Beat

Thu 08 Aug 2019 — Groupon today announced that it’s purchased Presence AI, a San Francisco-based company developing a communications platform that automates business-to-customer calls and messaging.

Presence AI  


Thu 18 Jul 2019 — The stores are product of a joint venture between software retailer b8ta and Tru Kids, the company that is helping to manage the brand names left in the wake of Toys R Us’ liquidation last year.



Wed 17 Jul 2019 — Uber is launching a new shopping app with commerce partner Cargo, a startup with which it signed an exclusive global partnership last year. The app will feature items curated by Uber, including products like Nintendo Switch, Apple hardware, Away luggage, Glossier cosmetics and more, and will be available to download for Uber riders making trips in cars that have Cargo consoles on board.