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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…

Postmates Is Buying Sosh, a Service for Discovering Local Activities (Fortune)
On-demand delivery company Postmates has agreed to buy Sosh, a San Francisco-based startup that helps users find and book activities in their city. As part of the deal, 18 of Sosh’s employees have joined Postmates.

Facebook’s New Tools Let Merchants Tailor Ads for Nearby Consumers (Adweek)
Facebook has announced it’s debuting two ad products for local businesses aimed at helping them better understand the foot traffic in their area while also allowing those with multiple locations to target ads for specific stores.

DC Startup Fundrise Is Redefining How We Invest in Real Estate (Street Fight)
Major real estate development projects can cost billions, and budget overruns often delay construction. Enter Fundrise: The company’s technology opens doors for individuals who want to invest in local real estate


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Source: Street Fight