🔥 Worker Burnout? Own Your Future Instead
With worker burnout at a pandemic-era high, our sponsor Flippa highlights 5 job replacing income deals from $10K/m to $80K/m. Plus updates on the markets, online biz, startups, crypto and real estate.
US is at risk of debt default as soon as July, if the debt limit isn't raised, said the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
UK CPI fell for a third straight month from 10.5% to 10.1% amid the ongoing cost of living crisis.
Worker burnout is at a pandemic-era high; economic unrest, layoff fears and more stringent return-to-office policies are unsettling white-collar employees globally.
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ONLINE BUSINESS UPDATE
Flippa introduces the first AI recommendation engine for matching buyers and businesses, the thesis being that AI can lead to greater efficiency in the initial matching process.
WebStreet (the new name for Empire Flippers Capital) round 5 investment deals are now open; featuring both new and repeat portfolio managers in the Amazon FBA and Content monetizations.
- from wrote a post on how to negotiate when buying an online business, and best practices to get the best deal.
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Sports Prediction SaaS ⚽ - $5,000,000
Monthly Profit: $52.7K
Profit Margin: 70%
Portable Fan Ecom Store 🌬️ - $2,495,000
Monthly Profit: $85.2K
Average Order Value: $85
All-in-One Marketing & Automation SaaS - $1,328,176
Monthly Profit: $27.6K
Profit Margin: 72%
US-Based News Content Website 🗞️ - $635,000
Monthly Profit: $17.1K
Monthly Page Views: 860K
Papercraft Ecommerce Store🏮- $448,000
Monthly Profit: $9.5K
Average Order Value: $46
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Smartrr, the Shopify subscription app, raised a $10M Series A led by Canvas Ventures. The company has raised a total of $17.3 million.
Amazon is in talks with regulators on its $1.7B bid for iRobot, the maker of the robotic vacuum cleaner Roomba.
Crypto index platform Alongside raised an $11M seed round led by a16z, to build an ‘on-chain Vanguard’, to give investors broad exposure to the entire crypto asset market through a single token.
Aura Network, a layer 1 blockchain built to accelerate global NFTs adoption, raised a $4M pre-Series A led by Hashed.
Crypto lender Celsius Network will seek to exit bankruptcy under guidance of asset manager NovaWulf Digital Management.
REAL ESTATE UPDATE
Zillow beat Q4 revenue estimates on strong traffic and growth in multifamily properties, and is focused on building a 'housing super app' after exiting the home-buying business.
MBA data shows high-interest rates have impacted commercial real estate lending, with originations seeing a 54% QoQ decrease in Q4. The CBRE Lending Momentum Index, which tracks a smaller range of deals, also noted a lower quarterly decline at 15%.
Parcl announced the launch of its real estate investment platform, Parcl Protocol, to enable users to trade the price movements of real estate markets worldwide.
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