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Bloomberg Business:
As private funding cools, more tech firms may IPO in 2016, but will need to show more for higher valuations   —  With Startup Pileup, 2016 Tech IPOs Will Face Tough Investors  —  Less private funding may mean more startups turn to IPOs  —  Better balance sheets will be needed for higher valuations
Jan 3, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Lyft plans to raise as much as $1B in new funds, Delaware state filing shows   —  Uber's Rival Lyft Plans to Raise Up to $1 Billion in New Funds  —  The ride-hailing startup could be valued at $4.5 billion  —  Lyft has been in talks to raise $500 million, documents show
Dec 21, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Uber looking to raise up to $2.1B in round valuing company at $62.5B with investments from Tiger Global, T. Rowe Price, others   —  Uber Raises Funding at $62.5 Billion Valuation  —  The ride-hailing company is said to seek $2.1 billion in a new funding round.
Dec 3, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: DoorDash in talks to raise funding at $1B valuation, Sequoia expected to lead   —  In ‘Overcrowded’ Food Delivery Market, Venture Capitalists Are Still Hungry for More  —  DoorDash is said to be in fundraising talks at a valuation of at least $1 billion.
Nov 24, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Leaked Lyft financials show first half of year brought less revenue, higher losses, and fewer new customers than projected in Feb., with $96M spent on marketing   —  Leaked Lyft Financials Show the Struggles of Being No. 2 Behind Uber  —  In the first half of the year …
Nov 18, 2015, 4:35 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says it might be a few years before IPO, Uber has 30-35% marketshare in China   —  Uber CEO Says Public Offering ‘Years Away’ as Company Matures  —  Kalanick says he hasn't sold any Uber shares he owns  —  Uber believes Google is farthest along in driverless cars
Oct 21, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Former YouTube exec's startup, Krypton, now valued at $400M, has raised at least $25M to compete against Microsoft Office; latest round led by Khosla Ventures   —  Former YouTube Exec's Startup Said to Be Valued at $400 Million  —  Krypton plans to create a mobile Microsoft Office competitior
Oct 20, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Uber says Tencent, owner of WeChat and an investor in competitor Didi Kuaidi, banned or froze all its accounts on WeChat, halting Uber's progress in China   —  In Uber's Quest to Win Over China, Tencent Blocks the Way  —  The car-booking company speaks out for the first time about getting blocked by WeChat …
Aug 24, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Airbnb teams with Sequoia and China Broadband Capital to find a CEO for its China operations, with guest rentals from Chinese users up 700% in the past year   —  Airbnb Teams With Sequoia, China Broadband to Woo Chinese Users  —  Home-sharing startup Airbnb is gearing up for a deeper push into the booming market of Chinese travelers.
Aug 18, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Airbnb Hires Blackstone's Tosi as CFO of Home-Sharing Network   —  Airbnb Inc. hired Blackstone Group LP's Laurence Tosi as chief financial officer of the home-sharing startup, filling a position left vacant since Andrew Swain departed last year.  —  “L.T.'s expertise in hospitality and finance …
Jul 24, 2015, 10:40 PMIn context

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