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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DoorDash and Sequoia now seeking to close funding round near prior valuation of $600M, after initially aiming for $1B   —  DoorDash Struggles in Quest for $1 Billion Valuation  —  Food-delivery company DoorDash Inc. has sought to become the next startup with a $1 billion valuation.
Jan 16, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Canyon Capital, Eric Jackson's SpringOwl join Starboard in calling for change at Yahoo   —  Yahoo Investors Tighten Screws  —  Canyon Capital, SpringOwl lay out varying proposals to slash workforce, replace CEO Mayer, find a buyer  —  Yahoo Inc. is facing new pressure from investor groups …
Dec 14, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Activist investor Starboard asks Yahoo to sell core business instead of Alibaba stake because of concerns over large shareholder tax bill   —  Starboard Urges Yahoo to Drop Alibaba Spinoff Plan  —  Firm says risk of tax hit from spinoff too high, pushes company to sell core business
Nov 19, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
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

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