After Amazon, Shopify is the largest supporter of US e-commerce sales. As the Covid-19 pandemic brings more sales online, here's how Shopify is offering more services to keep merchants in its ecosystem.
ByteDance, the China-based unicorn behind the video-sharing app TikTok, was recently valued at up to $140B. Now, the company is leveraging its recommendation algorithms to expand its portfolio in a bid to join the ranks of Big Tech.
Oscar has tried to disrupt health insurance with a focus on customer experience and technology, but has had trouble finding its market. As the company launches a third product offering in Medicare Advantage, we look at what its future could hold.
With $6.5B in equity funding, WeWork is expanding aggressively at home and abroad and pursuing diverse investments that have raised eyebrows. But its real-estate-as-a-service offering and trove of data on optimal office design could make the company's value prop far more than a marketing ploy.
We dive into the strategies Microsoft is pursuing across cloud, enterprise IT, AI, gaming, and more to see how the company is positioning itself for the future.
Payments startup Square is moving beyond the register. To grow, it's building its Cash App into a digital bank, developing full back-end services for merchants, and expanding internationally.
The maverick of personal computing is looking for its next big thing in spaces like healthcare, AR, and autonomous cars, all while keeping its lead in consumer hardware. With an uphill battle in AI, slowing growth in smartphones, and its fingers in so many pies, can Apple reinvent itself for a third time?
Google's next big thing will likely come from one of its new priority areas, like cloud, transportation, and healthcare. Each has a massive, global addressable market and plays well to Google's strength in AI.
Sephora has captured the hearts of millions of beauty shoppers and is aggressively expanding across the globe. We dive into how Sephora has succeeded in today's merciless retail climate, highlighting key lessons for retailers.
Google’s growth is only as strong as the world’s access to its products. These initiatives in connectivity and telecommunications look to extend the company's reach.
In March, Oscar Health raised $165M at a $3.2B valuation. Did investors overpay or was this a bargain?
We analyzed 5 years of earnings transcripts from Facebook and found that the company mentions Instagram more than Oculus, Messenger, or WhatsApp.
India's One97 Communications has a wide range of ambitions in the rapidly developing country. We examined its strategy to dominate digital money and the broader financial services space, as well as the many competitors that are also vying for a share of the pie.
Seattle-based Amazon is doubling down on AI for AWS and the ecosystem around its AI assistant, Alexa. It's seeking to become the central provider for AI-as-a-service. But it's not leaving retail behind either, running grocery, book, and convenience stores across the US.
To sustain the cryptocraze, Coinbase will need to foster real applications of cryptoassets — and not just speculation.
Among bulge bracket banks, JPMorgan is making a bigger push into payments technology as digital banking becomes a strategic priority.
The online direct home sales startup Opendoor Labs, valued at $1B, is transforming how residential real estate is bought and sold.
Paris-based AccorHotels is implementing an ambitious digital transformation plan. Despite some early missteps, the hotel chain's quest to build a full-service hotel platform has just begun.
Freight forwarding startup Flexport has raised more than $200M to take on the entire global shipping industry, while fending off other new entrants such as Amazon.
The micro-investing app has grown an of army of 2.2M accounts. But making money off these first-time, lower-income investors won't be easy. To do so, Acorns is building out higher-tier investment services and moving into the highly saturated $40T retirement planning market.