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Bloomberg:
Sources: Airbnb secures $1B debt facility from JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley   —  Airbnb Inc. secured a $1 billion debt facility from some of the largest U.S. banks to help the home-sharing company develop new services and fund growth initiatives, people familiar with the matter said.
Jun 16, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Dropbox says it is now cash-flow positive but not profitable, not in rush to IPO   —  Drew Houston said at the Bloomberg Technology Conference that the company is cash-flow positive.  —  Since attaining a $10 billion valuation from investors in 2014, Dropbox Inc. has become a symbol of unicorn startup exuberance.
Jun 15, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Uber gets $1B credit facility, basically a line of credit, in a deal led by Goldman Sachs to expand its Uber Xchange subprime auto leasing business   —  In its relentless pursuit for growth, Uber needs new drivers, and many of those drivers need cars.
May 31, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Toyota to make strategic investment in Uber and team up on auto leasing program   —  Toyota Motor Corp. said it is making a strategic investment in Uber Technologies Inc. and will offer auto leases to the ride-hailing company's drivers.  —  Uber declined to disclose the size of the investment.
May 24, 2016, 3:38 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber announces global advisory board with members including former EU vice president Neelie Kroes and former prime minister of Peru, compensation in equity   —  Uber Names Former EU Vice President Kroes to New Advisory Board  —  Uber Technologies Inc. announced an eight-member public policy …
May 4, 2016, 11:20 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
On-demand gas delivery startups operating in several US cities, even as some officials say they're illegal, including the San Francisco Fire Department   —  Gas Delivery Startups Want to Fill Up Your Car Anywhere.  Is That Allowed?  —  A new class of companies aims to be the “Uber for gasoline.”
May 2, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
As its marketing increases, Lyft promises investors it will cap losses at $50M a month, while Uber earned an average of 19 cents per ride in US during February   —  Lyft Is Gaining on Uber as It Spends Big for Growth  —  The ride-hailing company, known for its pink mustaches …
Apr 14, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Airbnb hosts aged 60 and above are the fastest-growing and best-reviewed demographic on the site in the US   —  Why Everybody Loves Seniors on Airbnb  —  Americans aged 60 and older are the fastest-growing and best-reviewed demographic on the home-booking website.
Apr 3, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Slack is seeking between $150M and $300M in new financing at up to a $4B valuation   —  Messaging Startup Slack Seeks Up to $4 Billion Valuation in Funding Round  —  The company is said to be in talks to raise $150 million to $300 million in financing.
Mar 2, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Business:
Source: Didi Kuaidi raising $1B at $20B valuation, but round is oversubscribed, company still negotiating terms with investors   —  Uber China Rival Didi Kuaidi Raising $1 Billion at Valuation of More Than $20 Billion  —  The ride-hailing giant aims to stay ahead of Uber, which plans to spend more than $1 billion in China this year.
Feb 25, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context

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