Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 358:

Dan Primack / Axios:
SAP announces it will buy user experience management platform Qualtrics, which had planned to go public later this month, for $8B   —  SAP on Sunday night announced that it will purchase Qualtrics, a U.S.-based maker of survey software that had been expected to go public this week, for $8 billion in cash,
Nov 11, 2018, 6:21 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: online payday lender LendUp is splitting the company to separate the lending and credit card businesses; LendUp has raised more than $300M   —  LendUp, a San Francisco-based fintech company that has raised over $300 million from firms like Google Ventures and Y Combinator …
Oct 19, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
In a letter to the SEC, Uber asks for a change of rules to allow it to compensate drivers with company stock   —  Uber on Thursday sent a letter to federal securities regulators, asking for rules changes that would let it provide company stock to its drivers, Axios has learned.
Oct 11, 2018, 7:03 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
David Byttow, co-founder of now defunct anonymous messaging app Secret, which Snap tried to buy in 2014, has joined Snapchat as director of engineering   —  David Byttow, co-founder of anonymous messaging app Secret, has quietly joined Snapchat as director of engineering.
Oct 2, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Two of Benchmark Capital's longtime general partners, Matt Cohler and Mitch Lasky, are voluntarily stepping back as the VC firm raises its ninth fund   —  Two of Benchmark Capital's longtime general partners, Matt Cohler and Mitch Lasky, are stepping back as the venerable venture capital firm raises its ninth fund.
Oct 1, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Meredith Perry has stepped down as CEO of uBeam, the controversial wireless charging startup she founded in 2011   —  Meredith Perry has stepped down as CEO of uBeam, the controversial wireless charging startup she founded in 2011, Axios has learned.
Sep 20, 2018, 3:14 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
HQ Trivia has a new CEO   —  Trivia app HQ hrecently made a CEO swap, putting co-founder Colin Kroll in charge and moving former CEO Rus Yusupov into a chief creative officer role.  The news was first reported by Digiday.  — HQ also today previewed a new, Wheel of Fortune-like game.
Sep 18, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Inside the implosion of Social Capital as key partners and execs keep leaving and, sources believe, Chamath Palihapitiya is no longer putting the firm first   —  Social Capital arrived in Silicon Valley seven years ago with a charismatic co-founder, former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya …
Sep 7, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: a16z is shifting from multi-sector to specialized funds and plans an early stage $750M fund for consumer and enterprise software startups next year   —  Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is changing up its fundraising strategy, moving away from multi-stage, multi-sector flagship vehicles …
Aug 29, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber says it has hired Nelson Chai, formerly CEO of Warranty Group and CFO at NYSE and others, as its CFO, a position that's been empty since 2015   —  Uber on Tuesday announced that it has hired veteran Wall Street executive Nelson Chai as chief financial officer, a position that has been empty since 2015.
Aug 21, 2018, 12:08 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Copper:
Don't get left behind in mediocre-CRM-land  —  Get the ebook on how companies are using CRM to collaborate and build lasting customer relationships.
Smartsheet:
“Smartsheet leads the pack with a balance of features and future strategy.”  —  Forrester names Smartsheet a leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Collaborative Work Management Tools for the Enterprise, Q4 2018.  Read the report.
Talla:
5 Ways to Stop Wasting Support Resources  —  Support can be challenging, time-consuming, and costly, but it doesn't have to be.  Use AI to make your team more efficient.
Zoho:
Rolling out the latest features in Zoho Mail  —  Constantly coming up with cool new features that make you fall in love with Zoho Mail is what we do best.  We're excited to introduce some new ways that Zoho Mail can help improve your email experience.