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Avery Hartmans / Business Insider:
Micro-investing app Stash raises $40M Series C led by Coatue Management, source says at $240M valuation   —  Brandon Krieg, cofounder and CEO of Stash.  —  Brandon Krieg spent more than 15 years working as a trader on Wall Street.  But he left his career for the startup world after being asked …
Jul 14, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
How UberRush, Uber's local delivery service, failed to make Uber a FedEx rival and got overshadowed by UberEats and Uber Freight   —  As Uber's CEO, Travis Kalanick promoted the idea that the company could become a giant of the logistics business.  —  In 2014, Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick was reveling in his company's rapid rise.
Jul 8, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Andy Rubin's Essential Phone, unveiled on May 30, misses self-imposed June shipping date; Sprint says it'll debut “this year”   —  The new phone from Android creator Andy Rubin appears to be delayed.  —  When he announced the Essential smartphone at Recode's Code Conference in May …
Jul 6, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Seth Archer / Business Insider:
Nvidia and Baidu announce broad AI partnership that outlines cooperation on self-driving, cloud, and home assistant tech   —  Nvidia is popping after the company announced a partnership with China's biggest internet search company, Baidu.  —  Shares of Nvidia are up 3.27% on Wednesday following …
Jul 5, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
FTC: Broadcom agrees to provide separate facilities and IT systems for Cisco chip production after Brocade deal to remedy anti-competitive concerns   —  On Monday, the FTC said that it was putting special provisions in place to protect Cisco from potential damage from the acquisition of its competitor, Brocade.
Jul 4, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Sam Shead / Business Insider:
UK's data protection watchdog rules that Google DeepMind's first deal with the NHS failed to comply with data protection law   —  The UK's data protection watchdog has ruled that a deal between DeepMind and an NHS trust “failed to comply with data protection law.”
Jul 3, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Virtualized storage startup Tintri closes up 3.86% on its first day of trading, after lowering its IPO price from $10.50-$12.50 range to $7 per share   —  Tintri held its one-day delayed IPO on Friday and investors responded with a yawn.  —  The stock was priced at $7 a share and opened basically flat at $7.12.
Jun 30, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Oscar Williams-Grut / Business Insider:
Bitcoin tech startup Blockchain raises $40M Series B from Lakestar and GV   —  Blockchain's cofounder and CEO Peter Smith with former Prime Minister David Cameron at the opening of Blockchain's new London offices earlier this year.  —  LONDON — Bitcoin and blockchain technology company Blockchain …
Jun 22, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Yahoo shareholders officially approve $4.48B sale to Verizon; deal will close on June 13th   —  Yahoo's shareholders have officially approved the company's sale to Verizon for $4.48 billion.  The deal is expected to close Tuesday.  —  Once the deal closes, Yahoo and AOL will merge into a combined entity called “Oath.”
Jun 8, 2017, 12:48 PMIn context
Troy Wolverton / Business Insider:
Mesh Wi-Fi router maker Plume closed $37M financing round led by Comcast, bringing the total raised to $63M   —  Most people these days get their WiFi routers from their broadband provider.  —  So when it came time to raise more funds, Plume, a startup that's developed an innovative WiFi technology …
Jun 7, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context

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