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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Food delivery startup Munchery closing $85M funding round led by SherpaVentures and Menlo Ventures that would value it at $300M   —  Munchery Valued at About $300 Million Amid Food Fight  —  Munchery is the latest food-delivery startup to raise cash from hungry venture capitalists.
May 22, 2015, 8:00 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Carl Icahn invests $100M in Lyft as part of $150M extension to earlier round, calls Lyft's $2.5B valuation a bargain compared to rival Uber's $41B valuation   —  Icahn Takes $100 Million Stake in Lyft  —  Investor calls Lyft's valuation a bargain to ride-sharing rival Uber
May 15, 2015, 10:08 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber plans to raise $1.5-$2B more, maybe as early as this month, valuing company at $50B or higher   —  Uber Plans Large, New Funding Round  —  Ride-sharing company plans to raise $1.5 billion-$2 billion, valuing it at $50 billion or more  —  Uber Technologies Inc. …
May 8, 2015, 10:22 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Banjo raises $100M from SoftBank to build out software that detects world events in real time, using photos and videos uploaded to social media sites   —  Banjo Raises $100 Million to Detect World Events in Real Time  —  Banjo started four years ago as a simple app for viewing social media posts tagged …
May 6, 2015, 4:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Chinese drone maker DJI raises $75M from Accel Partners, sources say at a valuation of $8B   —  Chinese Drone Maker DJI Raises $75 Million From Accel Partners  —  Accel investment values SZ DJI Technology Co. at around $8 billion, sources say  —  Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co. secured …
May 6, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Zenefits raises $500M round led by Fidelity Management and TPG, attains $4.5B valuation after just two years   —  Zenefits Tagged With $4.5 Billion Valuation After Just Two Years  —  The latest software company valued at over $1 billion doesn't make a dime selling software.
May 6, 2015, 6:20 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
One-fifth of the founders of more than 70 startups acquired by Yahoo during Marissa Mayer's tenure as CEO have left the company   —  Yahoo's Other Challenge: Retaining Acquired Talent  —  Tech giant works to keep the new blood it got in buying 52 startups  —  A few times a year …
May 1, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Warby Parker raises $100M round led by T. Rowe Price, sources say at a valuation of $1.2B   —  Eyeglass Retailer Warby Parker Valued at $1.2 Billion  —  Online eyeglass retailer Warby Parker has raised a fresh round of capital that values it over $1 billion and bolsters its expansion of brick-and-mortar stores.
Apr 30, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Katie Couric's show to play key role in Yahoo's push to grow video advertising and improve distribution of content through social media   —  Yahoo, Katie Couric Tweak the Recipe  —  It isn't about home-page traffic, they say, playing up the staying power of interviews thanks to social media
Apr 28, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Selfie app Shots raises $8.5M, led by Chinese VC firm WI Harper, adds more social features   —  Selfie App Shots Moves Beyond Bieber With $8.5 Million in Funding  —  Shots, a mobile app for sharing selfies, owes much of its early popularity to Justin Bieber.
Apr 22, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context

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