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Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber announces global advisory board with members including former EU vice president Neelie Kroes and former prime minister of Peru, compensation in equity   —  Uber Names Former EU Vice President Kroes to New Advisory Board  —  Uber Technologies Inc. announced an eight-member public policy …
May 4, 2016, 11:20 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
On-demand gas delivery startups operating in several US cities, even as some officials say they're illegal, including the San Francisco Fire Department   —  Gas Delivery Startups Want to Fill Up Your Car Anywhere.  Is That Allowed?  —  A new class of companies aims to be the “Uber for gasoline.”
May 2, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
As its marketing increases, Lyft promises investors it will cap losses at $50M a month, while Uber earned an average of 19 cents per ride in US during February   —  Lyft Is Gaining on Uber as It Spends Big for Growth  —  The ride-hailing company, known for its pink mustaches …
Apr 14, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Airbnb hosts aged 60 and above are the fastest-growing and best-reviewed demographic on the site in the US   —  Why Everybody Loves Seniors on Airbnb  —  Americans aged 60 and older are the fastest-growing and best-reviewed demographic on the home-booking website.
Apr 3, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Slack is seeking between $150M and $300M in new financing at up to a $4B valuation   —  Messaging Startup Slack Seeks Up to $4 Billion Valuation in Funding Round  —  The company is said to be in talks to raise $150 million to $300 million in financing.
Mar 2, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Source: Didi Kuaidi raising $1B at $20B valuation, but round is oversubscribed, company still negotiating terms with investors   —  Uber China Rival Didi Kuaidi Raising $1 Billion at Valuation of More Than $20 Billion  —  The ride-hailing giant aims to stay ahead of Uber, which plans to spend more than $1 billion in China this year.
Feb 25, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Leaked documents reveal Zenefits projected annual recurring revenue of $127M for 2015, but only topped $60M   —  Predicting the Future Is Hard, Especially at a Startup.  Just Ask Zenefits  —  The HR software company missed projections in 2015 and faces even harder-to-reach goals in the years ahead.
Feb 20, 2016, 1:30 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
General Catalyst Raises $845 Million Venture Fund   —  Firm announces eighth fund, bringing total to $3.75 billion  —  General Catalyst has invested in Airbnb, Stripe, Snapchat  —  General Catalyst Partners, a backer of technology startups such as Snapchat Inc. and Stripe Inc. …
Feb 4, 2016, 5:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Apple says it has acquired LearnSprout, a startup that creates software for schools and teachers to track students' performance   —  Apple Acquires Education-Tech Startup LearnSprout  —  The iPhone maker bought startup to develop education software  —  LearnSprout competes with Sequoia-backed startup Clever
Jan 28, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Uber, burning cash faster than Lyft, discounts fares for third year as it tries to turn profit in North America after losing $697M on $498M revenue in Q3 2015   —  Facing a Price War, Uber Bets on Volume  —  The U.S. operation cuts fares while promising imminent profit.
Jan 21, 2016, 6:10 PMIn context

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