Highbeam inks $7M to shine light on e-commerce-specific banking needs

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Highbeam, a New York-based neobank built for people building e-commerce brands on marketplaces like Shopify and Amazon, raised $7 million in seed funding to continue developing banking tools that cater to these entrepreneurs’ needs. The one-year-old fintech startup, started by Samir Shergill and Gautam Gupta, provides banking features, access to transparent credit and cash management…

Shiftsmart, a marketplace matching shift workers to employers, grabs $95M

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The holiday shopping season kicked off last week with some lackluster results, but employers are still in dire need of workers. The tight labor market, driven in part by “The Great Resignation,” is highlighting the need for more tech-enabled tools for connecting employers with available workers. Shiftsmart, a New York-based labor management resource, is the…