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  • Education, Marketplaces

    Education Marketplaces

    29 December, 2022

    Education marketplaces have had a stable year so far as the combined enterprise value of the segment has increased almost 2%. Where as VC funding has steadily declined since 2020.

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    Education Marketplaces
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    Fashion marketplaces: in or out?

    27 December, 2022

    In the last year, fashion marketplaces have shown signs of quick adaptation due to supply chain bottlenecks. When COVID hit, low consumer confidence and supply chain bottlenecks forced high discounts…

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    Fashion marketplaces: in or out?
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    Top B2B marketplaces to watch

    19 December, 2022

    We’ve ranked the top B2B marketplaces to watch based on Dealroom Signal: a powerful algorithm helping VCs, Corporates and Governments find the most promising up and coming startups. B2B startups…

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    Top B2B marketplaces to watch
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    Commodity Marketplaces striking gold

    14 December, 2022

    Commodity marketplaces struck gold this year. The segment tapped into the improving demand for raw materials amid China’s recent relaxing of COVID restrictions and Europe’s push…

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    Commodity Marketplaces striking gold
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    Support to headliner: event tech marketplaces

    30 November, 2022

    With the World Cup underway, it serves as a reminder of the role of marketplaces in event tech, including: Ticket marketplaces (Live Nation, DICE and SeatGeek) Venue…

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    Support to headliner: event tech marketplaces
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    B2B marketplaces are on a stealthy growth path, as VCs pivot away from B2C

    21 November, 2022

    VCs are pivoting away from consumer-focused startups and are now looking to B2B. B2B marketplaces startups are experiencing growth in 2022, despite market volatility and uncertainty,…

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    B2B marketplaces are on a stealthy growth path, as VCs pivot away from B2C
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    Emissions-tackling Marketplaces

    10 November, 2022

    Sustainability-focussed digital marketplaces are emerging to play a role in helping countries deal with rising global temperatures, carbon emissions and energy transition. With diverse applications from carpooling platforms, energy marketplaces…

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    Emissions-tackling Marketplaces
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    Is D2C doomed?

    4 November, 2022

    Direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce was one of the hottest trends of 2020 and 2021. A pandemic-fuelled boom in online shopping triggered an influx of funding for D2C startups, particularly at early-stage.

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    Is D2C doomed?