Aisle411, a St. Louis-based retail software tool, has received USD6.4m in a Series A funding round led by Cultivation Capital with participation fromPlug & Play Ventures, St. Louis Arch Angels, Billiken Angels and Springfield Angel Network.
Aisle411, which launched in 2008, uses its software to help consumers locate items easier through in-store maps. This latest funding round takes the total amount raised by Aisle411 to USD10m.
Barclays has signed contracts with six of the fintech startups that just graduated from its second New York accelerator programme.
Company card killer Pleo has raised $3m in new funding as it prepares for public launch in the UK and Denmark.
Cheques are become less and less common in the UK according to new research from global market research firm Mintel which claims contactless card use has overtaken cheque payments in the UK for the first time.
Payments for digital and physical goods made mobile operating system-based payments platforms like Apple Pay and Android Pay are expected to boom in the next few years according to new analysis from Juniper.