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Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal narrowly beats quarterly revenue expectations with $2.65B as it partners with Visa   —  PayPal reported earnings after the bell on Thursday, showing $2.65 billion in revenue for the quarter, when analysts were expecting $2.6 billion.  Adjusted earnings per share was also in line with Wall Street estimates at 36 cents.
Jul 21, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Report: global VC funding, propped up by mega deals, rose 3% from previous quarter to $27.4B in Q2 but number of deals fell by 6% to 1886, lowest since Q2 2013   —  If you look at the investment dollars for the last quarter, you might be surprised to see an uptick in deal volume.
Jul 20, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Filing: Snapchat raised $1.8B in Series F round; leaked deck reveals $59M revenue in 2015, 110M DAUs in December   —  Earlier this week, we reported that the messaging app startup Snapchat was raising more money.  Now we have more updates for you.  An SEC filing has been made today …
May 26, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Google brings new local search ads to Google Maps, will experiment with new formats like promoted pins, supports bids from advertisers for specific device types   —  Google's AdWords is getting a makeover.  The search giant announced today that they have made several updates to make its advertising tools more suitable for mobile.
May 24, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
High-speed optical-networking gear maker Acacia Communications raises $103.5M in the second tech IPO this year, closes up 34%+, now valued at $1B+   —  It has been a terrible year for tech IPOs.  Until now, only SecureWorks braved the market and it didn't go well.
May 13, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
eBay beats expectations with Q1 revenue of $2.1B, up 4% YoY; with StubHub revenue of $177M up 34% YoY on growth in sports and concert tickets   —  eBay shares rise 5% after beating earnings expectations  —  eBay surpassed first quarter earnings expectations when it reported after the bell on Tuesday.
Apr 26, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Leaked Postmates financials show gross margins above 20%, doubling of revenues in six months ending Q1 2016   —  Leaked Postmates financials suggest company might be doing better than everyone thought  —  Postmates, the delivery app, has almost become the poster child for struggling on-demand businesses.
Apr 26, 2016, 2:20 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal leads $30 million round in Acorns investing app   —  Acorns, the investing app, is announcing a $30 million strategic investment from PayPal, with participation from the Rakuten Tech Fund.  This brings the team's total funding to $62 million.  —  With 850,000 active investment accounts …
Apr 21, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Poshmark raises $25M for its fashion resale marketplace, will expand into Canada, Europe and Australia; founder says 1 in 50 US women have used the app   —  Poshmark raises $25 million for its fashion resale marketplace  —  Poshmark, the site for buying and selling women's fashion …
Apr 13, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
“Fitbit for dogs” maker Whistle was acquired by Mars Petcare in February, source says for over $100M   —  Whistle's ‘Fitbit for dogs’ acquired by Mars Petcare  —  Whistle, the “Fitbit for dogs,” has found a home at Mars Petcare, TechCrunch has learned.
Mar 31, 2016, 4:10 PMIn context

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