Amazon Briefing: Private equity is zeroing in on the Amazon ecosystem
TCM, an Israeli acquirer that runs an algorithm to identify — and optimize — growing businesses, said that, in the coming year, 30% of its new acquisitions will be off-Amazon e-commerce businesses. Of those, most will be centered on Shopify.
WattIQ Uses Its Power for Good
Enter WattIQ, a 12-person company that previously went by the name Ibis Networks. The rebranded firm is now in the asset-management business, with a particular focus on pharma labs. They essentially retrofit a monitoring network onto all that shiny expensive lab equipment.