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Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
A breakdown of October 2014 fundraising documents from WeWork, which raised $400M in June 2015 at a $10B valuation   —  How WeWork Convinced Investors It's Worth Billions  —  Startups don't turn into unicorns — the buzzword for companies valued at a billion dollars or more — without a good story attached.
Oct 9, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Silicon Valley's perks arms race now includes parental leave, but tech companies are still not adequately addressing child care   —  The One Time Silicon Valley's Herd Mentality Comes In Handy  —  The perks arms race now includes parental leave along with on-site dry-cleaning and private chefs.
Aug 23, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / The Verge:
Source: Twitter CFO Anthony Noto to head marketing department as search for CMO continues   —  Twitter gives control of its hapless marketing department to its chief financial officer  —  As an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, Anthony Noto orchestrated Twitter's initial public offering.
May 5, 2015, 1:32 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / The Verge:
Uber is bringing its food delivery service to New York City and Chicago   —  This week Uber is launching its food delivery service, UberEats, in New York City and Chicago.  The company has already piloted the program in Los Angeles and Barcelona.  UberEats will be accessible from within Uber's existing app …
Apr 28, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
The Verge:
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for company's troll problem, vows stronger action against harrassment   —  Twitter CEO: ‘We suck at dealing with abuse’  —  Dick Costolo says trolls are costing Twitter users  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is taking personal responsibility …
Feb 4, 2015, 10:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Ten good questions Travis Kalanick failed to address in his tweetstorm apology   —  Uber CEO Posts 13-Tweet Apology Without Answering a Single Question  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just responded to privacy and ethics concerns about Emil Michael, after the top executive publicly suggested paying $1 million …
Nov 18, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Uber and Its Shady Partners Are Pushing Drivers into Subprime Loans   —  The subprime lending market that plunged America into the Great Recession is back and as unscrupulous as ever.  Instead of mortgages, this time a bubble has formed around auto loans, and reliably ruthless Uber is in the thick of it.
Nov 4, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Product Hunt Founder Explains Why The Hell He Joined Y Combinator   —  Industry obsessives talk about Product Hunt—a leaderboard that lets members vote on new apps, devices, and other assorted technologies—with a sense of gratefulness.  Venture capitalists use its hand-picked daily list to find a diamond in the deluge.
Jul 20, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Female Yahoo Exec Accused of Sexual Harassment Files for Defamation   —  Maria Zhang, the Yahoo engineering executive sued for sexual harassment by one of her female employees, is striking back.  Zhang, who helps lead Yahoo's crucial mobile efforts, filed a cross-complaint (embedded below) against her accuser, Nan Shi.
Jul 16, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Q&A with Larry Lessig on Why You Should Have Faith in Silicon Valley   —  The story of how a young programmer named Aaron Swartz convinced celebrated academic Lawrence Lessig that no political progress could be made without first reforming campaign finance is now part of Silicon Valley lore.
Jun 18, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context

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