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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Job listings indicate Andreessen Horowitz is hiring for “a separately managed fund focusing on crypto assets”   —  Posted job listings reveal that the firm is hiring for a “separately managed fund focusing on crypto assets.”  —  Andreessen Horowitz, one of the leading venture capital firms …
Apr 24, 2018, 12:45 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: NYC-based VC firm Lerer Hippeau to take over Binary Capital's $175M second fund after assuming management of its debut fund last month   —  Binary is handing over its second fund to Lerer Hippeau.  —  Venture capital firm Lerer Hippeau has reached an agreement to take over another fund …
Apr 16, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Revolut is raising $150M-$250M led by DST at a $1.4B pre-money valuation, up 5x from summer 2017 valuation, as transaction volume hits $1.5B a month   —  A five-times rise in value isn't normal — but it's a hot startup.  —  The valuation of Revolut, an international payments startup …
Apr 12, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Postmates and DoorDash CEOs have discussed possible merger at least once to better fight competitors; Postmates has also discussed a sale to GrubHub   —  Postmates faces a challenge: Profitability seems a long way off, and rival DoorDash has a big investment from SoftBank.
Apr 6, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Steve Jurvetson, who acrimoniously left DFJ last year, is starting his own fund called Future Ventures, according to the firm's website   —  Jurvetson is listed as the founder of a soon-to-launch fund called Future Ventures, according to the firm's website.  —  Steve Jurvetson …
Apr 6, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Utah-based enterprise software company Domo, valued at $2B+, held an “organizational meeting” last week, suggesting it plans an IPO   —  The Utah darling held its IPO kickoff meeting last week.  —  The business software company Domo, last valued at over $2 billion, is moving to go public, Recode has learned.
Apr 5, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
500 Startups to sell equity in its parent company Mothership to Abu Dhabi Financial Group, which will oversee operations alongside co-founder Christine Tsai   —  It's the VC firm's most meaningful governance change since its CEO resigned from the role last year.
Apr 3, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Spotify's direct listing is an inflection point in the push-and-pull power struggle between Silicon Valley and Wall Street   —  You should care what happens on Tuesday — even if you don't care about Spotify.  —  Tuesday will be an abnormal day in the history of the IPO.  —  “Normally, companies ring bells.
Apr 3, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Blockchain payments startup Bitpay raises $40M Series B with participation from Menlo Ventures and Aquiline Capital Partners   —  Not all investors or companies believe bitcoin will ultimately be used for day-to-day transactions.  Menlo and Bitpay beg to differ.
Apr 2, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Profile of Spotify's CFO Barry McCarthy as the company prepares for its unusual direct listing on NYSE this Tuesday   —  Spotify's CFO pushed for this week's direct listing, which could change life for Wall Street and for big tech startups.  —  When Spotify goes public Tuesday …
Apr 1, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context

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