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Dan Primack / Axios:
Former Zenefits and Yammer CEO David Sacks raising a VC fund, according to SEC filing   —  Former Yammer and Zenefits CEO David Sacks appears to be raising a venture capital fund, according to an SEC filing .  —  Why it matters: Sacks created one tech unicorn in Yammer, which was sold to Microsoft for $1.2 billion.
Oct 6, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Facebook steps up efforts to answer questions about its role in Russian election meddling, with print ads, lobbying, outreach by Campbell Brown and Liz Spayd   —  Facebook is stepping up its offensive to respond to questions about the role it played in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Oct 5, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber board voted to proceed with SoftBank talks, moves ahead with some governance changes; source says shareholder super-voting rights were removed   —  Uber's board of directors today failed to approve governance changes that would have formally prevented former CEO Travis Kalanick …
Oct 3, 2017, 6:42 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Crowdsourced hardware maker Quirky, which filed for bankruptcy in 2015, relaunches with a similar focus but plans to license products for manufacture   —  Quirky once was one of the tech world's most-watched startups, raising around $200 million to build a platform whereby inventors …
Sep 26, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Internet Association says Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce each contributed $50M to Trump's education initiative focused on STEM and coding   —  The Internet Association announced Tuesday that its member companies, including Google, Facebook and Amazon …
Sep 26, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Shane Savitsky / Axios:
Startups in Toronto have seen double-digit increases in job applications from the US since Trump was elected   —  Numerous startups in the tech hub of Toronto say they have had steady, double-digit increases in job applications from the United States since last year's presidential election.
Sep 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Google announces it is rolling out new Natural Language API features: automatic classification of content and sentiment analysis of places or things   —  Google is launching new features within its free Cloud Natural Languages API (shared software technology) that will help newsrooms …
Sep 19, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Haley Britzky / Axios:
SoFi CEO Mike Cagney resigns effective immediately; Executive Chairman Tom Hutton is named interim CEO   —  SoFi said today in a press release that Executive Chairman Tom Hutton would be assuming responsibilities of Interim CEO, after the Board accepted co-founder Mike Cageny's resignation effective immediately.
Sep 15, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: FanDuel raising between $30M and $40M in new financing from existing investors; deal will be structured as a convertible note   —  Fantasy sports site FanDuel is in the process of raising between $30 million and $40 million in new financing from existing investors, Axios has learned.
Sep 14, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
GM, Cruise announce plans for mass-produced auto with self-driving hardware based on updated Bolt EV platform; no date for car's launch or self-driving feature   —  Cruise, the self-driving car startup that sold to General Motors last year, has reached a new milestone: it has a self-driving car model …
Sep 11, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context

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