Article: Overstock accelerator plots expansion of farming blockchain

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Overstock accelerator plots expansion of farming blockchain

Frank Cardona, 28 March 2020

Medici Ventures, a blockchain accelerator owned by internet retail company Overstock.com, announced a global expansion of agritech blockchain company GrainChain through a partnership with Symbiont’s enterprise blockchain network. Earlier this month, Medici Ventures announced it had purchased over $5 million in equity from GrainChain as part of an <$8.2 funding round for the project. Continue reading “Article: Overstock accelerator plots expansion of farming blockchain”

Article: CEO’s Corner: Overstock.com’s Patrick Byrne on Expansion, Sales Tax, More

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CEO’s Corner: Overstock.com’s Patrick Byrne on Expansion, Sales Tax, More

MERCEDES CARDONA, 24 March 2011

Online retailer Overstock.com (OSTK) has been on a tear lately. Even after increasing its spending on marketing and technology, the company boosted its earnings 79% and its revenue 24% in fiscal 2010. It’s now gearing up for international expansion, recently introducing the domain name O.co as an overseas-friendly shortcut and signing a deal with DHL to reduce its international shipping costs. Continue reading “Article: CEO’s Corner: Overstock.com’s Patrick Byrne on Expansion, Sales Tax, More”