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Business Insider:
Social Capital and Hedosophia raised $600M in IPO for holding company they say will invest in late-stage startups to help them avoid IPO process   —  - Chamath Palihapitiya, a “Midas touch” investor, has raised $600 million in the initial public offering for his new firm, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings.
Sep 16, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Mike Shields / Business Insider:
After bringing in more than $500M in 2016, Vevo says it expects 130% growth this year and has locked in nearly $200M in upfront ad buys   —  - Vevo - the so-called Hulu for music videos - is seeing a surge in audience, thanks to artists like Taylor Swift.  — Since embracing a TV-like selling model …
Sep 10, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Paris Hilton backs ICO of Lydian, an AI marketing service run by Gravity4, joining other celebrities getting in on the cryptocurrency hype   —  Paris Hilton is getting in on the ICO hype.  —  Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, are the hottest new fundraising tool in tech right now.
Sep 4, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Oscar Williams-Grut / Business Insider:
German insurance tech startup Coya raises $10M seed round led by Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, plans to launch to the public in 2018   —  LONDON - Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel has led a $10 million seed funding round into Berlin-based “InsurTech” startup Coya.
Sep 4, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Changes to Apple exec bio page show that Craig Federighi is now in charge of Siri, instead of Eddy Cue   —  There's a new executive in charge of Apple's AI assistant, Siri.  —  Apple updated its leadership page on Friday with new profiles for China managing director Isabel Ge Mahe, and Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's new head of HR.
Sep 1, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
WhatsApp pilots verifying businesses, indicated by adding green check mark, and code analysis shows work on standalone app for companies to chat with customers   —  WhatsApp is going corporate.  —  The Facebook-owned messaging app has started verifying business accounts and is preparing …
Aug 29, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Profile of Uber board's pick for CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who has been Expedia's CEO for 12 years and was CFO at Barry Diller's IAC prior to running Expedia   —  In a move that surprised the tech industry, Uber on Sunday offered its CEO job to a man who wasn't on anyone's radar: Expedia's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
Aug 28, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
After long ignoring many influencers, Snapchat is starting to verify and proactively engage more internet celebrities   —  - Snapchat is starting to warm up to the group of internet celebrities and so-called influencers that it has long ignored.  — The app is starting to verify …
Aug 25, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Uber abandons plans for new 380K square foot Oakland headquarters to cut costs and is exploring various options including a sale of the building   —  Uber has abandoned plans to move into a massive building in Oakland, California and is instead “exploring several options” for the site, including a sale.
Aug 25, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Avery Hartmans / Business Insider:
WeWork has raised $4.4B from SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund, with $3B going to WeWork and $1.4B going to new China, Japan, Pacific subsidiaries   —  WeWork has raised $4.4 billion in funding from SoftBank Group and SoftBank Vision Fund, the office sharing startup announced Thursday.
Aug 24, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context

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