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Laura Lorenzetti / Fortune:
Instagram founder Kevin Systrom joins Wal-Mart's board   —  Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom will join Wal-Mart's board of directors as its 15th member, effective Monday.  —  He won't be the lone tech executive either: Systrom joins Yahoo YHOO CEO Marissa Mayer as a board member of the world's largest retailer.
Sep 29, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Ello plans to charge for features, like a one-time fee of $2 to manage two different accounts   —  An audacious plan to fix the Internet's original sin  —  The social networking site Ello is just five weeks old, but damn if it hasnt made an impression.  In the past week …
Sep 27, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Tiger Global raises $1.5B pool to invest in private companies, 5 months after last $1.5B raise   —  Exclusive: Tiger Global raising another huge fund  —  Tiger Global has begun raising another $1.5 billion to invest in private companies, Fortune has learned from multiple sources.
Sep 23, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Uber's financing program connects auto lenders and drivers who want to purchase cars   —  Uber banks on world domination  —  The story line about Uber these days usually involves a fight: Uber scuffling with German regulators, who banned one of its car services nationwide …
Sep 18, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Adam Lashinsky / Fortune:
Silicon Valley's view of Alibaba: a competitor only for investments, and a potential acquirer   —  How Silicon Valley sees Alibaba  —  Wall Street is seeing green this week regarding the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.  It hopes to raise more than $20 billion.
Sep 15, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Fortune:
Square raises $100 million at $6 billion valuation   —  Payments company Square has raised $100 million in new funding at a valuation of nearly $6 billion, according to a Delaware filing obtained by VCExperts.com and shared with Fortune.  —  The San Francisco-based company issued 6.4 million …
Sep 12, 2014, 1:47 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Techstars will offer an equity-back guarantee to its companies beginning next year   —  Here's a radical idea: Let startups choose whether to pay for mentorship  —  Business incubators have become ubiquitous in the technology startup world.  Some are generalists, some are niche.
Sep 4, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Exclusive: Todd Park stepping down as America's chief technology officer   —  Todd Park is planning to step down as U.S. Chief Technology Officer by year-end, Fortune has learned from sources familiar with the situation.  —  He is expected to take on a new White House role …
Aug 22, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Chain raises $9.5 million to build Bitcoin development platform   —  Chain today is launching as a startup that hopes to become the definitive development platform for Bitcoin, whether the ultimate application relates to financial services or to some other sort of decentralized service.
Aug 20, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
We lack the data needed to show whether venture capital is performing as an asset class   —  VCs suck (but there's a way you could prove me wrong)  —  There has been a bunch of Twitter conversation this week about venture capital economics and performance, stemming from an HBR post titled Venture Capitalists …
Aug 17, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context

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