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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving to start an esports company   —  FanDuel's board is getting an overhaul, too.  —  FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving the company and stepping down from its board, where he was chairman.  —  Eccles, who's been CEO since …
Nov 20, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Though Steve Jurvetson hasn't faced public harassment allegations, he was asked to leave DFJ after firm caught him lying about personal misconduct, says source   —  Jurvetson was asked to leave because DFJ caught him lying about what it considered serious allegations, a source said.
Nov 19, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake is the first woman to lead a US tech IPO this year; she built a profitable business with nearly $1B revenue in under 6 years   —  Founder and CEO Katrina Lake is the first woman to take an internet company public this year.  —  On the day Stitch Fix publicly filed paperwork …
Nov 18, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Williams-Sonoma acquires AR 3D imaging startup Outward for $112M in cash   —  The deal marks the first technology acquisition under CEO Laura Alber.  —  Williams-Sonoma, the home furnishings company that also owns the West Elm and Pottery Barn retailers, has agreed to acquire …
Nov 16, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Steve Jurvetson is leaving Draper Fisher Jurvetson in wake of an investigation into sexual harassment, is “on leave of absence” from boards of Tesla and SpaceX   —  The high-profile entrepreneur helped start Draper Fisher Jurvetson.  —  Famed venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson …
Nov 13, 2017, 3:22 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: even with truce between Benchmark and Kalanick, the deal hinged on the success of SoftBank's tender offer for Uber's secondary shares   —  Employees will be able to sell half their stock  —  A “Peace Deal” to settle an ugly boardroom war at Uber is expected to be signed today or tomorrow.
Nov 12, 2017, 4:12 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple diversity report: staff is 32% female worldwide, no change YoY; in US, 54% white, down 2% YoY; 13% Hispanic, up 1% YoY; 21% Asian, up 2% YoY; and 9% black   —  The company released its latest diversity report Thursday.  —  Apple continued to hire greater numbers of Asian …
Nov 9, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says DoJ did not ask him to sell CNN as a condition of acquiring Time Warner, despite report, reiterates he does not intend to sell   —  That contradicts reports from yesterday.  —  AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says no one from the Department of Justice has asked …
Nov 9, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Tech investor Shervin Pishevar sues political opposition firm, claiming it alleged Russian ties, sexual assault incident, and more   —  Two prominent Mitt Romney alums find themselves in the middle of a Silicon Valley lawsuit.  —  Top Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar …
Nov 6, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Survey: about 60% of Prime customers say they definitely don't want Amazon Key, which lets the courier inside the house, while 5% say they definitely do want it   —  But 5 percent of Prime subscribers would definitely buy an Amazon Key.  —  Next week, Amazon will start delivering packages straight …
Nov 6, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context

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