Raising additional funds to fuel expansion, and other good things

It’s been a busy few months at Nearby HQ. Following launch, we heard from hundreds of people across the country (and outside the US too) asking us to bring Nearby to their town—people who want to see the small businesses in their towns and cities thrive. …

April Underwood, Founder and CEO of Nearby, on why the future of retail is just around the corner

When shelter-in-place was introduced last March, my heart immediately ached for the business owners in my town. The prior year, I’d observed local businesses close forever after a preemptive four-day power outage during fire season. I knew that a shutdown of not just days but weeks or months would present…

Here are just some of the people who have made our pilot marketplace in Oakland a roaring success.

When we launched our pilot Keep Oakland Alive, we wanted to help locals get to know the neighborhood retailers that make The Town vibrant and shop their goods in a unified storefront that made supporting your local shops as easy as well, shopping on Amazon.

What we started in The…

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The best independent shops in your town, all together at nearbyhq.com

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