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Grubhub Rolls Out $30 Million Stimulus To Restaurants

%%excerpt%% A $250 payment per restaurant (from Grubhub) doesn’t sound like a lot but it’s going to be a huge difference, says Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney. We’re looking at it as a stimulus almost because the way we’re rolling it out is a consumer gets $10 if they spend $30.

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield: We’ve Seen an Enormous Surge
Slack CEO: We’ve Seen an Enormous Surge

In the first 60th percent of this quarter added 9,000 new paid customers, says Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. That’s a net number. This is compared to 5,000 for the previous quarter and 5,000 for the quarter before that.

Waves of Job Losses For 2.2 Million Startup Employees, Says VC Group

According to a report on CNBC, startups may not get government money from the coronavirus relief bill if they have already taken venture capital or private equity money.

There’s Been a Lot of Advances In Machine Learning, Says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman
There’s Been a Lot of Advances In Machine Learning, Says Etsy CEO

“There’s been a lot of advances in machine learning that take things that would have been literally impossible ten years ago and made those things much more possible today,” says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman. “The key is understanding what an item is with relatively little data and then being able to determine for each individual person how to personalize search results.”

Amazon VP Nick Denissen Says 58% of Sales Come From Small Businesses
Amazon VP Says 58% of Sales Come From Small Businesses

Over 50% of everything that gets sold on Amazon actually comes from small and medium-sized businesses. Their success is our success so we’re definitely focused on doubling down on that. We have over 1.9 million small and medium-sized businesses in the US who work together with Amazon to conduct their business.

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Brazil Fines Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Bloomberg is reporting that Brazil has levied a $1.6 million fine on Facebook for its…

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IRS Makes It Easier For Taxpayers To Find Free Options

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced an agreement with Free File, Inc. (FFI) designed…

The Secrets of YouTube’s Ranking Algorithm with HubSpot SEO expert Braden Becker
View Velocity Is The Secret To Ranking On YouTube

“To determine rankings on their platform, YouTube uses a metric called the View Velocity,” says HubSpot SEO expert Braden Becker. “The View Velocity metric measures the number of subscribers who watch your video right after it’s been published. The higher your videos view velocity the higher your videos will rank.”

We Enable Small Sellers To Compete With the Big Guys, Says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman
We Enable Small Sellers To Compete With the Big Guys, Says Etsy CEO

We allow small sellers to be able to compete head-to-head with the big guys, says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman. We do that by giving them a super simple and easy way to build a business online and market themselves while we do all the business work for them. They can just focus on making great products and serving their customers.

Alibaba.com Opens World’s Largest B2B Marketplace To US Businesses - John Caplan
Alibaba.com Opens World’s Largest B2B Marketplace To US Businesses

Today is a great day for US small businesses. Manufacturers and wholesalers can join Alibaba.com today to sell to the world. The platform is now open to enable those businesses to reach the 190 countries at four corners of the globe where we have ten million business buyers on the platform.