LevelUp Approaches A Major Milestone
Here are our top five tweets from the week that was. Keep tweeting, and we may feature you next Friday.
@TheLevelUp: Will you be the millionth transaction & the owner of a new iPhone 5 today? Every scan is a new chance to win: http://j.mp/PkvbBb
When LevelUp got $9 million in equity backing from Deutsche Telekom’s investment arm in August, reports said the company was processing $2 million in transactions a month for 200,000 users. So while the mobile company’s millionth transaction may be on the horizon, you have to think its two-millionth isn’t so far off, either.
@lukew: Every panelist at mobile strategy panel at #etail is shocked at how high engagement on iPhone is & how much shopping happens on iPad.
We’re proud to partner with Etail, so we’re glad to see attendees — and panelists, apparently! — getting a lot out of attending the event. And, as our very next top tweet shows, the trends they discussed at their most recent gathering are the same ones being talked about by the industry’s leading retail groups.
@comScore: Nearly 2 in 5 #tablet owners purchased something online via their device last month, more than double #smartphone owners #SOR12
Talk about shopping on the iPad! Recent projections have estimated that 120 million tablet devices will make their way into the market by the end of 2012 — that’s 24 million eCommerce customers!
@PaymentsLawyer: Incredibly comprehensive list of #Mobile Payments Funding: “@pymnts: #Startup Roundup: Who's Getting Funded? http://ow.ly/cZ8aI ”
Allow us a moment of vanity here — thank you, @PaymentsLawyer! The list, which goes all the way back to Wrapp’s $5 million raise in January, really is getting to be rather long! And remember, we update it every week on Tuesday morning.
@edointeractive: Michael Phelps would be proud @edointeractive beats out Square: 2012 Innovator Awards http://ow.ly/cZ55I @pymnts congrats to @KabbageInc
He would indeed! Congratulations again to edo, Kabbage, and all of our 2012 Innovator Award winners!
There’s our top five for the week. Have a great weekend, everyone!
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