• #SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge

    … discussed the powerful re-emergence of loyalty that takes an even sharper focus on the very particular preferences of individuals. “The premise of our business is that in the past you walk into your local business and everybody knows who you are. It is a very familial relational space,”FiveStars CEO Victor Ho in an afternoon panel discussion…

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  • FiveStars Digs Deeper Into Customer Data to Get Beyond ‘Loyalty’

    … While their initial iterations may have been about replacing merchants’ punchcards with digital equivalents, local loyalty companies are now more focused on using an increasingly deep trove of consumer data to promote repeat visits and better understand customer habits and inclinations. Street Fight recently caught up with FiveStars co-founder…

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  • Raise Report: Moz, Estimote, FiveStars Find Fresh Capital

    … Ventures and Benchmark Capital combined with a few individual investors to close out the round. The capital infusion will fuel Citymapper’s product development, geographic expansion and staff growth. Thursday, January 21: Olo locks down $40 million to power food delivery Restaurant food delivery service Olo has raised $40 million, according…

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