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Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Texas-based BigCommerce, which develops a platform to help companies with e-commerce, raises $64M led by Goldman Sachs, bringing total funding to $200M+   —  Austin, Texas-based BigCommerce has completed a big round of funding.  —  The growth-stage startup, which powers e-commerce sites for Sony …
Apr 25, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Pluralsight, a Utah-based edtech startup, reports $166.8M in 2017 revenue, up from $131.8M in 2016, and a loss of $96.5M, up from $20.6M in 2016, in IPO filing   —  Pluralsight, the Utah-based education technology company, has revealed its IPO filing.  —  Given the timing of the unveiling …
Apr 16, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Spotify closes at $149.60 on its first day, down ~10% from opening but still far above private market price of ~$132, giving the company a market cap of ~$26.5B   —  Spotify is done with its long-awaited “direct listing” experiment.  The music streaming company went public without the IPO.
Apr 3, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Dropbox closes up 36% on first day of trading after raising $756M in its IPO and is now valued at $11B+   —  Dropbox was off to the races on its first day as a public company.  —  After pricing above the range at $21 per share, raising $756 million, Dropbox kicked off its first day soaring to $31.60, and closing the day at $28.48.
Mar 23, 2018, 4:13 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Sources: DocuSign plans to IPO within six months and has filed confidentially; the company has raised $500M since 2003 and has been valued at $3B   —  The company, which pioneered the e-signature, has now filed confidentially, we are hearing.  Utilizing a commonly used provision of the JOBS Act …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:52 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Spotify had 159M MAUs in December 2017, up 29% YoY, of which 71M were premium subs; CEO Daniel Ek owns 23.8% of the firm, co-founder Martin Lorentzon has 12.4%   —  Music streaming service Spotify is going public and it just unveiled its filing.  —  The documents state that it is targeting …
Feb 28, 2018, 4:09 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Norwest Venture Partners raises $1.5B fund to invest in consumer, enterprise, and healthcare firms at all stages and promotes Jon Kossow to managing partner   —  Norwest Venture Partners has closed a $1.5 billion fund, bringing the total under management to $7.5 billion.
Feb 14, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Seed-stage VC firm Homebrew announces it has closed a $90M fund, its third after raising $50M in 2015 and $35M in 2013   —  Homebrewis announcing the close of its third fund.This time they've raised $90 million, an increase from $50 million in 2015 and $35 million for its debut fund in 2013.
Feb 12, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Education startup Quizlet, which makes virtual flashcards, raises $20M Series B led by Icon Ventures to expand internationally, currently has 30M users   —  If you're in high school in the United States, there's at least a 50% chance you're using Quizlet.  And there's an even better chance you're at least familiar with it.
Feb 6, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal reports Q4 revenue of $3.71B, up 24% YoY, vs. $3.63B est., processes $131B in total payments volume, up 32% YoY, and adds 8.7M customer accounts   —  PayPal beat The Street when it reported fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday.  The global payments giant surpassed analyst expectations for both sales and profit.
Jan 31, 2018, 4:47 PMIn context

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