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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Tony Fadell, co-founder and ex-CEO of Nest, launches Future Shape, an investment and advisory firm for startups in agriculture, robotics, transportation, more   —  Tony Fadell, a co-creator of Apple's iPod and the co-founder and ex-CEO of Nest, has revealed his next project …
Oct 19, 2017, 2:40 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
UAE-based sovereign wealth fund Mubadala is launching a $400M fund in partnership with SoftBank, a $200M VC fund-of-funds, and is opening a San Francisco office   —  Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign wealth fund with $125 billion in assets under management, is opening its first U.S. office …
Oct 18, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Magic Leap closes $502M round of funding led by Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek; return backers include Alibaba, Google, Fidelity, JPMorgan venture arms   —  Magic Leap, the secretive “mixed reality” startup, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $502 million in new venture capital funding led …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:33 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Cyngn (formerly Cyanogen), which raised $115M to build a more open flavor of Android, pivots to self-driving technology   —  Cyngn, a Silicon Valley startup that raised $115 million to build a more open flavor of the Android mobile operating system, has changed course and is now working on autonomous driving technology.
Oct 11, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
SEC filing shows Docker has raised more than $61M of a $75M funding round   —  Docker, a Silicon Valley software maker, has raised more than $61 million of a $75 million round, according to an SEC filing .  In August, Bloomberg reported that the company was fundraising …
Oct 6, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
GM, Cruise announce plans for mass-produced auto with self-driving hardware based on updated Bolt EV platform; no date for car's launch or self-driving feature   —  Cruise, the self-driving car startup that sold to General Motors last year, has reached a new milestone: it has a self-driving car model …
Sep 11, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Overview of where regulators stand on ICOs in US, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Russia, Singapore, and Canada   —  Initial coin offerings, or ICOs, have quickly become a popular alternative to traditional venture capital and project financing, but a growing number of regulators are pumping the brakes.
Sep 7, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover has his own VC fund that's secured $3M+, according to SEC filing, and is part of AngelList's Angel Funds initiative   —  Ryan Hoover, founder of popular tech leaderboard and forum Product Hunt, is raising a small venture capital fund called “Weekend Fund.”
Aug 29, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Axios:
Sources: Y Combinator raising up to $1B for second Continuity fund, which will merge with early-stage investment program, and won't be limited to YC companies   —  Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator is raising up to $1 billion for a new venture capital fund, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Jul 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Early coding school Dev Bootcamp is shutting down, says it couldn't make its business model work; it was acquired by education services company Kaplan in 2014   —  Dev Bootcamp, the original “coding bootcamp,” is shutting down, the company announced on Wednesday.
Jul 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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