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They improve ROI: http://www.slideshare.net/NCWIT/ncwit-tech-talk125
First, online clothing retailer Betabrand announced plans to protect your privates withTSA-thwarting scanner-proof underwear. Then it offered up a solution to Mark Zuckerberg hoodie haters on Wall Street with the launch of its executive pinstripe hoodie. Now it’s looking to bring more sasquatch sweaters and disco pants to its customers by raising a new $6.5 million funding round, led by Foundry Group…
Congrats to Prism Skylabs who successfully raised $7.5 million in Series A funding last week. This is an incredibly compelling concept: think about what you could do if you made it possible to build intelligence into passive video feeds from security cameras. Its like a mashup of Google Analytics and Streetview for indoors. Retailers can get all kinds of great intel on store traffic patterns, effectiveness of merchandising, etc.
Why you should be investing in, working for, and hiring more of them.
Firespotter Labs, hot on the tails of launching product #4 Uberconference, raises a sizeable round 2. Article here.
Cleverly marketed, as always.