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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
Axios:
Sources: Alphabet, which invested in Uber through GV, is in talks to invest about $1B in Lyft, driven by CEO Larry Page   —  Google has held talks to invest around $1 billion in Lyft, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  It is unclear which group within Google would make the investment …
Sep 14, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: e-commerce company Wish is raising $250M at an ~$8B valuation, after raising $500M in December 2016   —  E-commerce company Wish is raising around $250 million in new funding at a valuation of around $8 billion, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Sep 14, 2017, 1:55 PMIn 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
Dan Primack / Axios:
Ancestry.com CEO Tim Sullivan steps down and will transition into a chairman role on October 1; Ancestry's IPO is now delayed   —  Tim Sullivan is stepping down as CEO of geneology site Ancestry.com, which has been gearing up to go public.  The company was most recently valued at $2.6 billion.
Sep 12, 2017, 10:55 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
David McCabe / Axios:
Tech firms are concerned about bill with bipartisan support in Senate, which aims to hold online platforms liable for illegal ads that led to sex-trafficking   —  Of all the policy fights big internet companies are facing this fall, a sex-trafficking bill with bi-partisan support on the Senate has them rattled the most.
Sep 7, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Overview of where regulators stand on ICOs in US, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Russia, Singapore, and Canada   —  Initial coin offerings, or ICOs, have quickly become a popular alternative to traditional venture capital and project financing, but a growing number of regulators are pumping the brakes.
Sep 7, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Alison Snyder / Axios:
Survey of 3,000+ American business executives finds 85% say AI presents a competitive advantage, but just 20% use AI in some way, and 5% use it extensively   —  American business executives expect artificial intelligence to have a large impact on their companies, but few are actually doing anything with AI …
Sep 6, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
LinkedIn launches Audience Network to let marketers promote native ads on sites and apps other than LinkedIn   —  Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is launching LinkedIn Audience Network, an advertising feature that will let marketers promote native ads to certain audiences on sites and apps other than LinkedIn.
Sep 6, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context

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