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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Stanford and Michael Bloomberg invest combined $100K in each startup that goes through Y Combinator as part of new seed funding terms   —  Stanford, Michael Bloomberg Now Back Every Y Combinator Startup  —  When startup incubator Y Combinator changed the terms of its seed funding last year …
Oct 18, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
YC raises $700M “Continuity Fund”, managed by Ali Rowghani, to invest in later rounds of all YC startups valued under $300M and select YC startups valued $300M+   —  Tech Incubator Y Combinator Takes New Tack With Venture Capital Fund  —  Backers bet $700 million fund …
Oct 15, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Coding school General Assembly raises $70M Series D led by Advance Publications, owner of Condé Nast   —  Tech-Boom Bet: Coding School General Assembly Raises $70 Million  —  In a new video game, a thimble-sized character in pajamas wanders around a disheveled bedroom floor blasting demonic bunnies and elephants with a rifle.
Sep 30, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Atlassian has filed for a US IPO; the software-tool maker is valued at over $3B privately   —  Australian Software-Tools Maker Atlassian Planning U.S. IPO  —  Company is valued at over $3 billion privately and expects to debut on U.S. markets by year-end  —  At least one more billion-dollar startup …
Sep 25, 2015, 5:02 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Didi Kuaidi and Lyft in discussions with India's Ola and Singapore's GrabTaxi to expand ride share alliance internationally   —  Uber Rivals Form International Alliance  —  San Francisco's Lyft, China's Didi agree to allow their apps to work in respective countries
Sep 16, 2015, 7:30 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Google Capital invested $32.5M in Oscar in a deal valuing the health insurance startup at $1.75B   —  Google Bets on Insurance Startup Oscar Health  —  Insurance startup Oscar Health Insurance Corp. has a powerful new ally in its costly battle to win customers from entrenched insurance giants …
Sep 15, 2015, 1:35 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat hires former Mattel finance executive Drew Vollero as VP of finance and acting CFO   —  Snapchat Names Former Mattel Executive Drew Vollero Its Finance Chief  —  Snapchat Inc. finally hired someone to run its finances, naming Drew Vollero, a former executive at toy maker Mattel Inc. …
Aug 25, 2015, 9:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber closed round of nearly $1B with Microsoft participating, valuing the company at over $50B and bringing total funding to more than $5B   —  Uber Valued at More Than $50 Billion  —  Ride-sharing app, which just closed a funding round, reaches mark faster than Facebook
Jul 31, 2015, 2:47 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat adjusts its design to bring more visibility to “Discover” section for news and ads   —  Snapchat Redesign Puts Spotlight on ‘Discover’ News Portal  —  Snapchat on Monday changed the layout of its app to bring more visibility to its “Discover” section for news articles and ads.
Jul 13, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Postmates confirms $80M round led by Tiger Global, valuing the company at over $400M   —  Postmates Raises $80 Million in Push Toward $1 Deliveries  —  On-demand courier service Postmates has an ambitious goal: $1 deliveries in under an hour.  —  To help it get there …
Jun 25, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context

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