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Results 31 - 40 of about 2019:

Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Silicon Valley's rich can defer or even avoid capital gains tax, via a provision that Sean Parker helped craft, by investing in low-income Opportunity Zones   —  Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones.  Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in.
Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
After saying last week no data collected through Portal would be used to target users with ads, Facebook now says the data can be used to target ads   —  Who you call and what apps you use could determine what ads you see.  —  Facebook announced Portal last week, its take on the in-home …
Oct 16, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Instacart raises $600M at a $7.6B valuation led by hedge fund D1 Capital Partners   —  The startup has a fresh $600 million in funding to boot.  —  As Amazon has ramped up its Whole Foods grocery delivery service to 48 cities across the U.S., a common narrative has followed …
Oct 16, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
IAC files to dismiss Sean Rad's $2B suit that claims it deflated Tinder's valuation, says Rad earned $400M from stock sales, was involved in valuation process   —  Rad sued Tinder parent company IAC.  Now IAC wants the lawsuit dismissed.  —  As far as corporate fights go …
Oct 9, 2018, 8:55 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Coinbase is in talks to raise up to $500M at an $8B valuation, with Tiger Global leading the round   —  The company is in talks with Tiger Global and its existing shareholders for an investment of up to $500 million.  —  Coinbase is finalizing a deal that would value the company …
Oct 2, 2018, 12:56 PMIn context
Eric Johnson / Recode:
CEO of Jawbone Health, which emerged after the liquidation of Jawbone, explains why he believes his new “device agnostic” health tracking startup will succeed   —  Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman reflects on past mistakes and explains what's next on Recode Decode.
Sep 29, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Review of Chase checking accounts shows that earnings for drivers for services like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates dropped from $1,469/month in 2013 to $783 in 2017   —  More people are working for ride-sharing and delivery companies but on average they're making less.
Sep 24, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Stripe unveils Stripe Terminal, a new service for in-person payments with Warby Parker and Glossier as launch partners, will charge 2.7% plus 5¢ per transaction   —  The San Francisco-based company is introducing a new service for in-person payments.  —  For years, Stripe has been synonymous …
Sep 17, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Eric Johnson / Recode:
Q&A with Roku CEO Anthony Wood on working at Netflix while running Roku early on, partnering with Chinese TV makers, competing with tech giants, and ads on Roku   —  They're too busy selling phones and shoes to do TV right, CEO Anthony Wood says.  —  For years, the TV streaming platform …
Sep 17, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Mary Meeker and three partners are leaving Kleiner Perkins to form a new firm; sources describe clashes between early and late stage groups at Kleiner Perkins   —  Meeker is leading an exodus in a huge split at one of Silicon Valley's most famous firms.  —  Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins …
Sep 14, 2018, 10:28 AMIn context

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