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Evan Spiegel / Axios:
Evan Spiegel says social media fueled fake news and Snapchat is “separating the social from the media” in its upcoming redesign   —  The personalized newsfeed revolutionized the way people share and consume content.  But let's be honest: this came at a huge cost to facts, our minds and the entire media industry.
Nov 29, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
WeWork agrees to acquire Meetup, the New York-based social network that helps organize offline meetings; source says deal is valued at ~$200M   —  WeWork has agreed to acquire Meetup, a New York-based social network that helps organize offline meetings around common interests.
Nov 28, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Filing shows Lyft is raising an additional $500M in funding, one month after announcing $1B raise led by Alphabet's CapitalG, at an $11.5B post-money valuation   —  Ride-hail company Lyft is raising up to $500 million in additional funding, according to a share authorization document filed yesterday in Delaware.
Nov 22, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
California DMV website shows Lyft has secured a permit to test self-driving cars   —  Lyft is the latest company to get a permit from the to test self-driving cars on California's public roads, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles website.
Nov 22, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Bloomberg's new Twitter network will launch Dec 18; sources say it has already secured eight-figures in ad revenue for its first year   —  Bloomberg's new Twitter network will launch on Dec. 18 with six founding partners: Goldman Sachs, Infiniti, TD Ameritrade, CA Technologies, AT&T and CME Group — and more are in the works.
Nov 20, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says SoftBank deal “hasn't happened yet but it will” and reaffirms 2019 date for IPO   —  Dara Khosrowshahi today gave his first public interview since being named CEO of Uber two months ago, at the DealBook Conference in New York City.
Nov 9, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
GOP tax bill, still in early stages, includes a big break for employees of privately held startups, would allow tax to be deferred on exercised stock options   —  House Republicans may win some new fans in Silicon Valley, with a new tax proposal that would help employees of highly valued startups that have not yet gone public.
Nov 7, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Internal email: Lyft COO Rex Tibbens to step down, as company prepares to go public next year   —  Rex Tibbens is stepping down as chief operating officer of Lyft by year-end, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  Tibbens, who joined the ride-hail company in 2015 after four years at Amazon …
Nov 6, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
SoftBank reports Vision Fund has secured $97.7B in commitments through end of Sept., up from ~$93B in May, has deployed $18.4B, will increase holdings in Sprint   —  Japan's SoftBank Group today released its latest quarterly earnings, which included a note that its tech-focused Vision Fund …
Nov 6, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Venture capitalist David Lee sues former SV Angel partner Ron Conway for $3.5M, wants declaratory relief for $15M-$20M more Lee expects to be owed in the future   —  Venture capitalist David Lee has sued former partner Ron Conway for millions of dollars Lee feels is being improperly withheld by Conway …
Nov 3, 2017, 11:00 AMIn context

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