June 01 - 09:06
Jeff Bezos backs digital freight forwarder Beacon
Jeff Bezos is among the investors in a $15 million funding round for digital freight forwarder Beacon. Bezos joins leading US venture capital firm 8VC in backing the company. Beacon uses data and cloud technologies to digitise freight forwarding processes. It is also a supply chain finance firm. Beacon was founded by former Uber execs and its CTO Pierre Martin previously worked for Amazon.
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