Tag: Ryan Petersen

Flexport fires CFO, HR chief departs weeks after sudden ouster of Dave Clark as CEO

Annie Palmer @IN/ANNIERPALMER/@ANNIERPALMER Three weeks after Flexport founder Ryan Petersen fired Dave Clark as CEO and returned to run his supply chain software startup, the company has ousted its chief financial officer, and its human resources chief has resigned, CNBC has learned. Flexpo...

Flexport launches a self-service, AI-driven global trade solution

Flexport today launched a supply chain revolution for entrepreneurs, creating the first truly all-in-one, end-to-end global trade solution powering instant access to financing, freight, fulfillment, and replenishment to all major marketplaces and retail stores. Joining Flexport's supply chain rev...

Flexport to lay off 20% of its global workforce

By Riley de León, cnbc.com Supply chain software startup Flexport is laying off 20% of its global workforce, or roughly 640 employees, according to a memo from co-CEOs Ryan Petersen and Dave Clark. Petersen started Flexport in 2013 because he figured there had to be a better way to manage th...

Flexport gains $1bn in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund

Flexport has secured $1 billion in funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and said it will use the capital to invest in its infrastructure and technology. The latest fund raising in the freight forwarder also saw participation from existing investors Founders Fund, DST Global, Cherubic Ventures,...

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