Roundhouse Radio: Bringing the hyperlocal to Vancouver's airwaves

Roundhouse Radio: Bringing the hyperlocal to Vancouver's airwaves
Mr. Shafer is hoping to recreate that street-level connection to the community when Roundhouse Radio, a new low-power, hyperlocal station, begins broadcasting next month from a building in an area of Vancouver known as Railtown, located on the fringes …
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Spencer's plans tie-up with hyper-local startups
Spencer's Retail Ltd, a CESC subsidiary, was evaluating about tying up with hyper-local startups for digital footprint for the retail major. “We are keeping a close watch of the new development of hyper-local delivery startups as they are gaining …

Sequoia Capital bets big on hyperlocal start-ups in India
Bengaluru/New Delhi: Venture capital (VC) firm Sequoia Capital India Advisors is racking up the biggest position in the booming (in terms of interest and funding, if not actual business) hyperlocal start-up business, taking large stakes in at least …
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Still easy as day for Easyday, now that hyperlocal online stores are invading
But even as they will continue to have an edge over the younger startups in terms of infrastructure – like their chain of convenience stores Easyday – the new hyperlocal brands are attempting to close that gap by digitally organizing the smallest …

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It is survival of the fittest in the hyperlocal segment, say panelists at
Hyperlocal space is having its time under the spotlight in India and mobile is playing a pivotal role in driving the overall ecosystem. Startups like Peppertap, Grofers, and Jugnoo have been scaling up fast with unprecedented flow of VC money. All …

Orios invests in Pickingo, a hyperlocal logistics startup
MUMBAI: Gurgaon-based on-demand, hyperlocal logistics startup Pickingo has raised $ 1.3 million led by Rehan Yar Khan's Orios Venture Partners with participation from entrepreneur and angel investor Zishaan Hayath. Hayath and Khan were both early …
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Little, A Hyperlocal Deals Service For India, Launches With M In Funding
Some of India's top entrepreneurs are pooling their resources to launch a marketplace that connects consumers with physical retailers via their smartphones. Called Little, the project is founded by Manish Chopra and Satish Mani — the same duo behind …
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Mobile commerce and hyperlocal, the next wave in digital India

Mobile commerce and hyperlocal, the next wave in digital India
'Hyperlocal' is perhaps the new buzzword in the ecommerce industry and has managed to rattle ecommerce giants. Hyperlocal is the next wave in the mobile commerce revolution. An increase in the number of mobile-first start-ups in this space and growing …
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Even The Biggest Brands Can Get Hyperlocal With Geolocation Targeting
More and more national consumer packaged goods companies and retailers are feeling the pressure to implement marketing technology that targets consumers on a hyperlocal level, which is the next best thing to reaching them in-store, wallet in hand.
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From being hyperlocal to hyperconvenient
Hyperlocal m-commerce is indeed making its mark in the Indian retail industry and has started disrupting the e-commerce market with its ability to deliver almost everything and anything to your doorstep within an hour or two. A report by research firm …
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BBC seeks to forge working links with hyperlocal news sites
In a statement today, the BBC referred to hyperlocal publishing as a “burgeoning area of citizen engagement” and that hyperlocals would be incorporated into the Local Journalism Working Group, which also includes representatives from regional newspaper …
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Deer Park pol pushes hyper-local ALEC arm – Cincinnati Enquirer
To some in Greater Cincinnati, Charles Tassell is best known for his work with Citizens for Community Values. To others, he's primarily known for holding a seat on the city council in Deer Park, a small East Side community. But to elected officials of …

New Era Of Hyperlocal Taxation Will Pose Huge Challenges To Large
Tax is getting really personal. Want to watch the new season of Orange is the New Black in Chicago? The city now applies a 9% “electronically delivered amusements tax” for everyone with a Netflix billing address located inside the city limits. Want to …
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