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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
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Users who download Java will now be prompted to make Yahoo their default search engine   —  Yahoo Tries to Hook Search Users Via Java Updates  —  Yahoo may soon add users to its search engine without their even noticing.  —  At the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday …
Jun 25, 2015, 10:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
GoFundMe to be acquired by investor group led by Accel and Technology Crossover, at a valuation source says is around $600M   —  GoFundMe Founders to Reap a Fortune in Buyout  —  The two founders of crowdfunding site GoFundMe are relinquishing control and reaping a fortune by selling …
Jun 24, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Hillhouse, an investor in China's taxi hailing firm Didi Kuaidi, leads $1B investment in Uber   —  China's Hillhouse Leads $1 Billion Uber Investment Deal  —  Hillhouse Capital is an investor in Didi Kuaidi Joint Co.  —  Chinese fund manager Hillhouse Capital Group is leading …
Jun 22, 2015, 10:45 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Former Netflix CFO Barry McCarthy named Spotify CFO, will step down from Spotify's board   —  Spotify Names Barry McCarthy Finance Chief  —  Former Netflix CFO joined Spotify's board last year  —  Music-streaming company Spotify Ltd., fresh off of raising more than $500 million in funding, has hired a new finance chief.
Jun 17, 2015, 6:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Airbnb projects $900M+ revenue in 2015 as it readies to close $1B round valuing it at $24B   —  The Secret Math of Airbnb's $24 Billion Valuation  —  Home-rental site's revenue projected to triple this year to more than $900 million  —  As it raises $1 billion in new funding …
Jun 17, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Uber failed to win delivery deals with Apple, Starbucks as its push into logistics proves costly and complex   —  The $50 Billion Question: Can Uber Deliver?  —  Investors are counting on Uber to upend the delivery business much as it has for taxis, but progress has been slow so far
Jun 15, 2015, 11:00 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Matt Murphy Moves to Menlo Ventures From Kleiner   —  Venture capitalist Matt Murphy, who left Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers earlier this year, has found a new investing home.  —  Murphy will join Menlo Ventures as managing director, the Menlo Park, Calif., firm said on Thursday.
Jun 11, 2015, 7:45 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Spotify raises $526M from wide range of global investors, source says at a $8.53B valuation   —  Spotify Raises $526 Million Amid Battle With Apple  —  Spotify has closed a massive new round of funding from a wide range of global investors who are betting it can fend off a new threat from Apple.
Jun 10, 2015, 4:15 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat has raised $537M in sale of common stock, at a valuation of $16B according to a source   —  Snapchat Raises Another $500 Million From Investors  —  Investment from Alibaba, others values popular messaging service at $16 billion  —  The demand to own private shares in Snapchat Inc …
May 29, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context

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