High Five For March 2017


The top 5 most popular articles in March by readership, underwritten by CodeSavvy:

Kidizen Raises $3.2m VC Round –  “Kidizen, the marketplace for used kids apparel and clothing, has raised $3.2m in venture capital according CEO Dug Nichols.”


JaredKnow This Nerd? Meet Jared SielingWhen I was real little my dad brought home an Apple II computer, with the big floppy disks, and I’d spend hours going through all the disks, starting them up, and seeing what their programs did.”



logo_dkDigi-Key Electronics Is Planning a 1 Million Square Foot Expansion: “Digi-Key Electronics, the Thief River Falls-headquartered global distributor of electronic components, announces that it is reviewing several potential options for a one million square foot fulfillment, value-added manufacturing and warehouse center with an investment value of between $200-$300 million.”

realvisionMinneapolis VR Startup Realvision Raises $1.3m Seed Round: “MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Realvision today announced the completion of a $1.3 million round of seed funding to aggressively accelerate product development for the company’s Realvision Tours.


Best BuyBest Buy’s E-commerce President and CMO Are Leaving – “Two top Best Buy executives are leaving the company as CEO Hubert Joly reshuffles his leadership team’s responsibilities. The two departing leaders are Mary Lou Kelley, Best Buy’s president of e-commerce, and Greg Revelle, the Richfield-based retailer’s chief marketing officer, said sources familiar with the matter. Both executives were hired by Joly in 2014.”


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