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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
Wall Street Journal:
Google and Yahoo have both held early acquisition talks with Flipboard in recent weeks but deal price hasn't yet been discussed   —  Google, Yahoo Have Had Talks to Buy Flipboard  —  Twitter's Flipboard discussions have largely stalled since April  —  Several Internet giants have inquired …
May 26, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
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

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