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Axios:
Sources: SoftBank is investing in peer-to-peer car rental service Getaround as part of a ~$100M fundraising round   —  SoftBank is investing in Getaround, a peer-to-peer car rental service that is raising around $100 million in new funding, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
May 24, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Dublin-based sports betting company Paddy Power Betfair agrees to acquire FanDuel, will merge its US assets with FanDuel and invest $158M in cash   —  Ireland-based online gaming company Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to buy U.S. fantasy sports site FanDuel, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
May 23, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Google declines to provide the names of hair salon and restaurant used in controversial Google Duplex demo, or say whether the calls were edited   —  Google made headlines by demonstrating an AI-powered voice assistant that made haircut and restaurant reservations, without betraying that it isn't human.
May 17, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
European online gaming firm Paddy Power Betfair says it's in talks to buy FanDuel, source says for $600M-$700M, a day after SCOTUS killed ban on sports gambling   —  European online gaming company Paddy Power Betfair confirmed that it is in talks to acquire FanDuel, one day after the U.S. Supreme Court struck …
May 16, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Cybersecurity company Carbon Black closes up 26% on its first day of trading after raising $152M in its IPO and is now valued at $2B   —  Cybersecurity company Carbon Black went public on Friday, raising $152 million in its IPO and closing its first day of trading up 26%.
May 4, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Swiss staffing and workforce development company Adecco acquires New York-based coding school General Assembly for $412.5M; General Assembly had raised ~$120M   —  Coding school General Assembly has agreed to be acquired for $412.5 million in cash by Swiss staffing and workforce development company Adecco.
Apr 16, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Boston-area antivirus and security software maker Carbon Black files for IPO, reports $162M revenue on a $56M net loss in 2017, up from $116M in revenue in 2016   —  Carbon Black, a Boston-area maker of antivirus software and other endpoint security solutions, has filed for an IPO.
Apr 10, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Axios:
Sources: Coinbase in talks to acquire Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21.co, for $100M, wants Earn's Balaji Srinivasan to become Coinbase's CTO   —  Digital currency exchange Coinbase is still in talks to acquire Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Apr 6, 2018, 11:33 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Instacart raises a $150M extension to its Series E, bringing total raised in the round to $350M, from existing investors including Coatue Management   —  Grocery delivery company Instacart is closing on $150 million in new funding from existing investors like Coatue Management, Axios has learned.
Apr 5, 2018, 1:13 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
More VC firms are seeking to raise new funds of $1B+ due to startups staying private longer, SoftBank as possible competition, avoidance of stake dilution, more   —  Tech startups aren't the only ones in Silicon Valley that want to be unicorns.  More and more VC firms are seeking to raise …
Mar 29, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context

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