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Jeff Bezos Invests in UK Freight Forwarding Startup Beacon

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Beacon, a U.K.-based freight forwarding and supply chain finance company, has raised more than $15 million in a Series A funding round, with investment coming from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and U.S. venture capital firm 8VC. The money raised will be invested in new hires, technology and market expansion. CEO Fraser Robinson and chief operating…

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