Convoy hires VPs of marketing and revenue, doubles workforce to 750 in bid to transform the trucking industry – 10minmail

[ad_1] Convoy named Ryan Gavin, left, as its new vice president of global marketing and communications, and Melissa McCann-Tilton, right, as vice president of revenue. (Photos courtesy Convoy) Convoy is adding two new senior executives to lead marketing and revenue, capping a year of massive growth following a funding round that vaulted the on-demand trucking […]

Uber’s ‘Other Bets’ category, which includes Uber Freight, triples revenue in first half of 2019 – 10minmail

[ad_1] (Uber Photo) Uber’s stock had a rough day in after-hours trading Thursday after the company revealed a $5.2 billion quarterly loss and slowing revenue growth. One bright spot in its earnings report was the “Other Bets” category, which is primarily made up of Uber Freight, its on-demand trucking marketplace that launched in May 2017. Revenue […]

Zillow Group’s big bet on home sales boosts company-wide revenue 84% to $600M in Q2 – 10minmail

[ad_1] (Zillow Photo) Zillow Group is roughly six months into its plan to focus primarily on buying and selling homes, and so far the move has supercharged growth for the real estate giant as the new business alone is already approaching $1 billion in annual revenue. However, Zillow stock is dropped as much as 13 […]

Redfin stock soars as home sales business powers 39% revenue spike to $197M – 10minmail

[ad_1] (10minmail Photo / Nat Levy) Redfin stock is soaring after the tech-powered real estate brokerage sailed past analyst expectations and projected a huge spike in revenue in the current quarter. Redfin’s confident projections and its strong results were powered by the Properties division, which includes the company’s RedfinNow initiative for buying homes directly from […]