BEZOS PUNTS ON BEACON
AMAZON founder Jeff Bezos has backed a British freight logistics firm in a £12m fundraising.
The 56-year-old tycoon joined other investors in London-based Beacon.
The deal will be ann- ounced today, with Silicon Valley venture capital firm 8VC also taking part. Other backers include former Google boss Eric Schmidt and Uber founder Travis Kalanick.
The company is a freight forwarder', organising freight movement but using agents to physically transport goods. Its bosses include...