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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest's VP of advertising products Jon Alferness, who joined the company from Google last summer, has left   —  Alferness, who reported directly to CEO Ben Silbermann, just joined Pinterest in August.  —  Jon Alferness, the head of Pinterest's advertising products who just joined the company last summer, has left.
Apr 4, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
500 Startups to sell equity in its parent company Mothership to Abu Dhabi Financial Group, which will oversee operations alongside co-founder Christine Tsai   —  It's the VC firm's most meaningful governance change since its CEO resigned from the role last year.
Apr 3, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify, which posted operating loss of $461M in 2017, thinks its reliance on labels will ease; sources: hope is more artists will work directly with Spotify   —  The streaming music company wants to get more music — and more profitable music — from the little guys.
Apr 3, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Spotify's direct listing is an inflection point in the push-and-pull power struggle between Silicon Valley and Wall Street   —  You should care what happens on Tuesday — even if you don't care about Spotify.  —  Tuesday will be an abnormal day in the history of the IPO.  —  “Normally, companies ring bells.
Apr 3, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Blockchain payments startup Bitpay raises $40M Series B with participation from Menlo Ventures and Aquiline Capital Partners   —  Not all investors or companies believe bitcoin will ultimately be used for day-to-day transactions.  Menlo and Bitpay beg to differ.
Apr 2, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Profile of Spotify's CFO Barry McCarthy as the company prepares for its unusual direct listing on NYSE this Tuesday   —  Spotify's CFO pushed for this week's direct listing, which could change life for Wall Street and for big tech startups.  —  When Spotify goes public Tuesday …
Apr 1, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Bumble is suing Tinder owner Match Group for $400M in damages alleging theft of trade secrets through fraudulent behavior; Match sued Bumble earlier this month   —  Everyone is suing everyone.  —  Bumble, the popular dating app, and Match Group, which owns another popular dating app, Tinder …
Mar 28, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook shuts down Partner Categories, says it will stop using data from third-party aggregators like Experian to supplement its own data for ad targeting   —  Facebook says it's going to stop using data from third-party data providers like Experian and Acxiom.
Mar 28, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify issues guidance for 2018: 96M subs, up 36% YoY, $6.9B in revenue, up 30% YoY, 25% gross margin, up from 21%, $409M operating loss, down from $500M   —  Ahead of its IPO, the streaming service is offering its first-ever guidance: Revenue, subs and margins will be up, operating losses will go down.
Mar 26, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Sequoia, Accel, and Y Combinator ended up with their current stakes in Dropbox; source: YC sold about 50% of its holdings around the time of the Series B   —  Here's how a few investors — Sequoia, Accel and Y Combinator — managed to score huge, even if not equal, paydays.
Mar 26, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context

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