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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
Dan Primack / Axios:
Dara Khosrowshahi is officially Uber CEO, according to an email from company's board to employees; Travis Kalanick says he “couldn't be happier”   —  Uber's board of directors this evening sent an email to company employees, saying that it voted unanimously to name current Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi as its next CEO.
Aug 29, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover has his own VC fund that's secured $3M+, according to SEC filing, and is part of AngelList's Angel Funds initiative   —  Ryan Hoover, founder of popular tech leaderboard and forum Product Hunt, is raising a small venture capital fund called “Weekend Fund.”
Aug 29, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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