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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
One-fifth of the founders of more than 70 startups acquired by Yahoo during Marissa Mayer's tenure as CEO have left the company   —  Yahoo's Other Challenge: Retaining Acquired Talent  —  Tech giant works to keep the new blood it got in buying 52 startups  —  A few times a year …
May 1, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Warby Parker raises $100M round led by T. Rowe Price, sources say at a valuation of $1.2B   —  Eyeglass Retailer Warby Parker Valued at $1.2 Billion  —  Online eyeglass retailer Warby Parker has raised a fresh round of capital that values it over $1 billion and bolsters its expansion of brick-and-mortar stores.
Apr 30, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Katie Couric's show to play key role in Yahoo's push to grow video advertising and improve distribution of content through social media   —  Yahoo, Katie Couric Tweak the Recipe  —  It isn't about home-page traffic, they say, playing up the staying power of interviews thanks to social media
Apr 28, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Selfie app Shots raises $8.5M, led by Chinese VC firm WI Harper, adds more social features   —  Selfie App Shots Moves Beyond Bieber With $8.5 Million in Funding  —  Shots, a mobile app for sharing selfies, owes much of its early popularity to Justin Bieber.
Apr 22, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Chinese Drone Maker DJI in Talks to Raise Funding at Valuation of $10 Billion   —  DJI expects revenue to top $1 billion this year  —  Chinese consumer drone maker DJI is in talks to raise funding at a valuation as high as $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter …
Apr 15, 2015, 9:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Spotify nearing deal to raise $400M in round valuing the music-streaming service at $8.4B   —  Spotify Nears Deal to Raise $400 Million at $8.4 Billion Valuation  —  Goldman Sachs and Abu Dhabi's Sovereign Wealth Fund Have Invested  —  Spotify AB has headed back to the funding well for a seventh time …
Apr 10, 2015, 5:35 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Former Uber CTO launches Ride, a carpool-organizing service for co-workers, backed by Uber investor TPG   —  Early Uber Architect Launches Carpooling App ‘Ride’  —  A new smartphone app with ties to Uber aims to make carpooling easier for millions of daily commuters.
Apr 7, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Kleiner general partner Matt Murphy, who fired Ellen Pao, to leave KPCB   —  Kleiner Partner to Leave After Trial  —  Matt Murphy says he will look for a new opportunity  —  Venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will move on from its three-year legal battle …
Apr 7, 2015, 11:45 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
A16Z and FirstMark Capital raised special purpose vehicle funds to invest solely in Pinterest   —  In Silicon Valley Frenzy, VCs Create New Inside Track  —  Pinterest board observer raised $200 million in three days to buy more shares—with startup's blessing
Apr 2, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Slack's next funding round of up to $160M will value company at $2.8B, to include new investors IVP, Horizons Ventures, Index Ventures, DST Global   —  Slack's Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion in Five Months  —  The growing popularity of workplace collaboration tool Slack …
Mar 26, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context

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