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    John Lewis invests in BLE

    September 29th, 2014

    Upmarket UK department store chain John Lewis has invested £100,000 in Localz, a startup that uses Bluetooth beacons to improve the in-store shopping experience and has won the retailer’s first JLAB incubator program. The company will use the money to develop its technology “in conjunction with John Lewis” and to “launch live trials in store”.

    John Lewis backs tech startups

    May 29th, 2014

    Upmarket UK department store chain John Lewis has chosen iBeacon, smart label and in-store digital engagement start-up firms to join JLAB, its first technology business incubator. Localz, Tap2Connect and Viewsy are among five finalists to be supported with cash and office space, which John Lewis says have the potential to “shape the shopping experience of the future”.

    AccelerateNFC offers funding to startups

    March 6th, 2013

    A new startup incubator dedicated to NFC-based projects has announced it will be offering funding of US$5,000 per founder as well as mentoring, legal advice and work space support to individuals and teams with the… More