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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Sources: Alibaba invested in Amazon challenger Jet's $140M round in February   —  Alibaba Secretly Invested In Amazon Challenger Jet.com  —  Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group recently invested in Jet.com, a soon-to-launch online retailer that hopes to challenge Amazon.com , multiple sources confirmed to FORBES.
Apr 29, 2015, 10:45 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Inside the life of Minecraft creator Markus Persson after the $2.5B sale to Microsoft   —  Inside The Post-Minecraft Billionaire Life Of Gamer God Markus Persson  —  It's 7 p.m. on a Monday in Stockholm, and Markus Persson sits on the terrace of his ninth-story office, sipping the speedball of alcoholic beverages, a vodka Red Bull.
Mar 7, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Zalando Worth $6.8 Billion After Pricing IPO At More Than $27 A Share   —  Zalando, Europe's largest online-only fashion retailer priced shares on Monday at $27.28 (21.50 Euros) for its upcoming initial public offering, valuing itself at $6.8 billion (5.3 billion Euros) according to sources.
Sep 29, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Amazon Pounces On Twitch After Google Balks Due To Antitrust Concerns   —  One technology giant's loss is another's gain.  —  In May, Variety first reported that Google was in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  Three months later …
Aug 26, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Accel Partners Raises New Funds Totaling Over $1 Billion As Facebook Investor Jim Breyer Reduces Role   —  Accel Partners, a leading venture capital and growth equity firm, has raised two new funds totaling $1.475 billion as one of its most prominent figures looks to decrease his role.
Mar 19, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Tableau Files For IPO As Strong Run For Business Software Continues   —  Tableau Software is set to hold its initial public offering, according to an S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today, continuing a strong period of market debuts for enterprise software companies.
Apr 2, 2013, 5:50 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
No One Is More Excited For Google Glass Than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg   —  There is perhaps no one more excited for Google Glass than Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg.  —  On Wednesday at the University of California, San Francisco's Mission Bay medical campus, the Facebook CEO met …
Feb 22, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Foxconn Buys Stake In Camera Maker GoPro, Turning Founder Into A Billionaire   —  Nicholas Woodman, avid surfer and GoPro founder, is now a billionaire.  (Photo courtesy of GoPro)  —  GoPro cameras have become the go-to item for filming extreme sports.  The small, high quality video cameras …
Dec 23, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Square To Announce Cabs Partnership With City Of New York   —  After closing out a deal to implement its technology in Starbucks stores across the nation, mobile payment company Square may be taking to the streets to find more revenue streams.  Literally.  —  Late Monday, private company expert PrivCo …
Oct 8, 2012, 10:40 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Early Facebook Investor and Board Member Peter Thiel Sells Nearly All Of His Company Shares   —  Billionaire Peter Thiel sold nearly all of his remaining Facebook shares last week according to a financial document filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Aug 20, 2012, 5:55 PMIn context

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