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Dan Primack / LinkedIn:
Peter Thiel has agreed to join Donald Trump's presidential transition team   —  Peter Thiel has agreed to join Donald Trump's presidential transition team, according to multiple sources close to the situation.  Thiel, a venture capitalist and hedge fund manager who also serves on the board …
Nov 10, 2016, 8:19 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Bed Bath & Beyond recently paid $11.78M for One Kings Lane, once valued at $800M+, according to regulatory documents   —  Bed Bath & Beyond paid just $11.78 million to acquire online retailer One Kings Lane earlier this year, according to recently-filed regulatory documents.
Oct 11, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Mobile ad startup AppLovin, which has raised less than $5M to date, agrees to be acquired by Chinese PE firm Orient Hontai Capital for $1.4B   —  Unlike most advertising technology startups, San Francisco-based AppLovin never raised any traditional venture capital.
Sep 26, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Fortune:
Sources: Airbnb raises at least $555M in primary equity at $30B valuation, could grow to $850M; WSJ says Google Capital, Technology Crossover Ventures led round   —  Airbnb has held a first close on its massive new funding round, Fortune has learned from multiple sources.
Sep 22, 2016, 2:52 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Scott Belsky is no longer GP at Benchmark after just seven months on the job, plans to focus on a pre-launch Benchmark-backed startup he co-founded   —  Scott Belsky is no longer a general partner at venture capital firm Benchmark, just seven months after taking the job.
Sep 7, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Fantasy sports site DraftKings raises $153M from Revolution Growth and others   —  DraftKings, the controversial daily fantasy sports site, has raised $153 million in new venture capital funding, Fortune has learned.  —  New investors include Revolution Growth, an investment firm co-founded …
Sep 1, 2016, 10:25 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club, sources say for $1B; DSC founder and CEO Michael Dubin to continue running the company   —  Unilever announced on Tuesday evening that it is getting into the razor business, by agreeing to acquire Dollar Shave Club.  —  No financial terms were disclosed …
Jul 19, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Android co-founder Rich Miner cutting back at Google Ventures to lead Google's new education project   —  Earlier this year I was in an elevator with Rich Miner, the Android co-founder who has been a general partner with Google Ventures since the corporate venture capital group was formed in 2009.
Jul 7, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Sources: Zenefits co-founder Parker Conrad, former director of engineering Prasanna Sankar working on startup that configures company devices for new employees   —  It's a problem faced by new employees at almost any company: Hours, if not days, wasted while waiting for IT and HR to set …
Jul 6, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Zenefits cuts its valuation from $4.5B to $2B, will let Series C investors increase stake from 11% to 25%   —  Zenefits, the HR software startup that has accused its founder and former CEO of regulatory impropriety, is slashing its valuation to $2 billion from $4.5 billion.
Jun 30, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context

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