Amazon launches live streaming video shows The ecommerce giant's new Amazon Live service will be in direct competition with TV shopping channels. Hosts will provide viewers with demonstrations using products available for purchase on Amazon itself. Read more.

Pay-as-you-go startup offers scooter subscription service Grover, based in Germany, will now offer its customers unlimited rides without needing to purchase an e-scooter. Last year, the consumer tech company raised €37m in a Series A round led by Circularity Capital LLP. Read more. posts 8% increase in revenue Group revenue climbed 8% to £355.6m while operating profit grew 14% to £108m, for the year ending 31 December 2018. This comes as chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown announces his resignation after nearly a decade at the helm. Read more.

JibJab acquired by private equity firm Catapult Capital JibJab’s current products include an app that lets users turn selfies into e-cards, music videos, and gifs. The company, founded in 1999, has so far raised a total of $17.9m. Read more.

Indonesian used car platform raises $10m BeliMobilGue - which means ‘buy my car’ in Indonesia’s Bahasa language - was started in 2017 as a joint venture between Frontier Car Group and Intudo Ventures. The company also secured $3.7m in a funding round last year. Read more.

Fitness wear brand Gymshark launches European pay later service As a result of a new partnership with payment provider Klarna, the pay later service will be available for customers in the UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. The service will allow shoppers to try on items at home before purchasing them. Read more.