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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Foursquare's COO Jeff Glueck replaces Dennis Crowley as CEO as firm announces USV-led $45M Series E; valuation around half of prior $650M figure say sources   —  Foursquare Raises $45 Million, Cutting Its Valuation Nearly in Half  —  When Dennis Crowley helped found Foursquare in 2009 …
Jan 14, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Grindr sells 60% stake to Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech at a $155M valuation   —  Grindr Sells Stake to Chinese Company  —  Grindr, the popular dating and social networking app for gay men, has found itself a match.  —  The company on Monday said it had sold a majority stake …
Jan 11, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook partners with Uber to let users in US request rides from within Messenger, first Uber ride's free; Facebook says more ride-hailing services to be added   —  Facebook and Uber Follow Asian Rivals in Plan to Enhance Messenger App  —  For years, Asia's technology giants have been one step ahead …
Dec 16, 2015, 2:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Seattle Will Allow Uber and Lyft Drivers to Form Unions   —  SEATTLE — Seattle's city council voted unanimously to approve a bill allowing drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing apps to form unions.  —  The passage of the ordinance, the first legislation of its kind in the country …
Dec 14, 2015, 7:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Airbnb shares anonymized data for New York City, shows median host income is about $5K per year   —  Airbnb Releases Trove of New York City Home-Sharing Data  —  Airbnb has had a rough history with regulators in New York City.  Now the company is playing nice.
Dec 1, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
LivingSocial's growth-at-all-costs strategy serves as a lesson for today's unicorns as the firm struggles to retain staff and pivots away from daily deals   —  LivingSocial, Once a Unicorn, Is Losing Its Magic  —  WASHINGTON — The first thing you see when walking into the headquarters …
Nov 21, 2015, 5:30 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Lyft looking to raise $500M in new funding at valuation of about $4B   —  Lyft Said to Seek $500 Million in Funding  —  Even as questions swirl over the fund-raising environment for hot young start-ups, the ride-hailing sector is barreling into new funding talks at top speed.
Nov 17, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Airbnb pledges to work with cities, a week after it won fight over Prop. F in San Francisco and warned other cities against rules curtailing its services   —  Airbnb Pledges to Work With Cities and Pay ‘Fair Share’ of Taxes  —  SAN FRANCISCO — A week ago, Airbnb fired off a warning shot …
Nov 11, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Amazon stops offering its Local Register credit card reader, will end support for it on February 1   —  Amazon Shutting Down Its ‘Register’ Credit Card Processor  —  There is one fewer player in the payments processing game.  —  Amazon, the online retailing giant, quietly killed …
Oct 30, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Uber looking to raise close to $1B in new venture capital at valuation of $60B-$70B   —  Uber Said to Plan Another $1 Billion in Fund-Raising  —  Just three months after raising an enormous sum of money from investors, Uber is at it again.  —  The ride-hailing service is planning …
Oct 23, 2015, 8:40 PMIn context

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