Weekly Refresh: AeroPay Raises Funds, Nielsen Picks Chicago, and More

October 5, 2020
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UPshow raised $14M. The company is an interactive signage startup. 4490 Ventures led the Series A. [Built In Chicago]

ShipBob raised $68M. It delivers orders, manages returns, offers custom financing options and more for direct-to-consumer brands. SoftBank Vision Fund led the Series D. [Built In Chicago]

Nielsen Holdings to headquarter consumer market research arm in Chicago. The company is dividing its business into two separate, publicly traded entities, which becomes official on January 1. The Chicago-headquartered Nielsen Global Consumer Business will focus on research related to consumer shopping and packaged goods trends. [Built In Chicago]

AeroPay raised seed round. The company offers an alternative payments platform. This summer, it launched a digital payments solution for cannabis sales. Continental Investors led the round. [PRNewswire]

Packed With Purpose introduced virtual conference gift boxes that give back. The boxes are meant to help companies engage their attendees and also give back to social impact organizations. The company has a range of box options and organizations that it supports. In the spring, it launched socially conscious work-from-home care packages. [Globe Newswire]

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