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Axios:
Amazon's HQ2 PR strategy is brilliant, encouraging cities to publicly vie for its favor and inspiring positive media coverage amid a backlash against big tech   —  Elected officials across the country have spent the past three months falling all over themselves to show Amazon …
Jan 24, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Ex-Cisco CEO John Chambers announces self-funded VC firm JC2 Ventures, whose portfolio includes drone OS maker Airware and social media management firm Sprinklr   —  This is the first month in more than 25 years that John Chambers isn't heading into work at Cisco.
Jan 18, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
First Alert, maker of safety products like fire and smoke alarms, buys WiFi system maker Luma; Luma has raised $22M in VC funding from Accel, Amazon, others   —  First Alert, a subsidiary of Newell Brands, has quietly acquired Luma, a home WiFi system maker that had raised $22 million …
Jan 12, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Steve Jurvetson, who acrimoniously left DFJ in November, had hosted a sex party described in Emily Chang's upcoming book Brotopia   —  Silicon Valley was rocked earlier this month by revelations of sex and drug parties attended by the tech elite, as detailed in a Vanity Fair excerpt of journalist Emily Chang's upcoming book Brotopia.
Jan 11, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Spotify confidentially filed IPO documents with the SEC at the end of December; indications are the company wants to list in Q1   —  Music streaming giant Spotify confidentially filed IPO documents with the SEC at the end of December, according to multiple sources.
Jan 3, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Shervin Pishevar says he has resigned from Sherpa Capital effective immediately   —  Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has left Sherpa Ventures, the San Francisco-based firm he co-founded in 2013, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.  He has denied all of the claims, including one made on-the-record to Axios.
Dec 14, 2017, 3:41 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Boston entrepreneur Laura Fitton becomes first woman on record to accuse Shervin Pishevar of sexual harassment, saying he forcibly kissed her and more in 2011   —  Laura Fitton is a Boston entrepreneur and social marketing executive, known to many early Twitter users as the co-author of Twitter for Dummies.
Dec 7, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
WeWork agrees to acquire Meetup, the New York-based social network that helps organize offline meetings; source says deal is valued at ~$200M   —  WeWork has agreed to acquire Meetup, a New York-based social network that helps organize offline meetings around common interests.
Nov 28, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Filing shows Lyft is raising an additional $500M in funding, one month after announcing $1B raise led by Alphabet's CapitalG, at an $11.5B post-money valuation   —  Ride-hail company Lyft is raising up to $500 million in additional funding, according to a share authorization document filed yesterday in Delaware.
Nov 22, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says SoftBank deal “hasn't happened yet but it will” and reaffirms 2019 date for IPO   —  Dara Khosrowshahi today gave his first public interview since being named CEO of Uber two months ago, at the DealBook Conference in New York City.
Nov 9, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context

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