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Rishi Taparia - Issue #73

This week we look at the complex story behind Amazon Marketplace, Swiggy's massive raise, how cash is

Rishi Taparia

December 23 · Issue #73 · View online
Links and posts largely on fintech, commerce, climate and energy with a few random tidbits here and there

This week we look at the complex story behind Amazon Marketplace, Swiggy’s massive raise, how cash is still king in India, Indonesia’s mobile payment book, reading vs. audiobooks and more. Enjoy!

Prime and punishment
Hate Shopping? New Texting Services Will Simplify Your Life
Swiggy raises mega $1B round, valuation swells to $3.3B
Kohl's, Old Navy sprint to win the final lap of the holiday race
Cash is still king for Indians: Study
Does China’s bet on big data for credit scoring work?
Indonesian mobile payments set for cross-platform boom
Why Cashless Stores Hurt Poor Shoppers
Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. This is what they do with it.
Norway’s Energy-Positive Building Spree Is Here
Random Tidbits
Is Listening to a Book the Same Thing as Reading It?
America Can’t Move Its Cheese
Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb Trap
Quote I’m thinking about: “The capacity for delight is the ability to pay attention.” - Julia Cameron
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