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Wall Street Journal:
Robotic process automation startup Automation Anywhere raises $300M from SoftBank's Vision Fund at a $2.6B valuation, says it now has 1,500 enterprise customers   —  Vision Fund's backing of Automation Anywhere marks the latest escalation of bidding war for software-process specialists
Nov 15, 2018, 10:32 AMIn context
Katie Roof / Wall Street Journal:
Source and filing: Zume, which runs delivery trucks with robots that prepare pizza, raises $375M from SoftBank and plans for $375M more at a $2.25B valuation   —  Newest funding calls for two tranches of $375 million, and one is already completed  —  Zume Inc. is in the process of raising …
Nov 1, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Katie Roof / Wall Street Journal:
Bessemer Venture Partners, one of Silicon Valley's oldest VC firms, raises $1.85B for its 10th fund, its largest to date   —  One of Silicon Valley's oldest venture firms has reached a new milestone for its 10th fund  —  One of Silicon Valley's oldest venture firms has reached a new milestone.
Oct 25, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: event-planning company Eventbrite has filed confidentially for an IPO; the company has raised more than $350M and was valued at more than $1B in 2014   —  Event-planning company has filed confidentially for an IPO  —  Event-planning company Eventbrite Inc. has filed …
Jul 20, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Texas-based BigCommerce, which develops a platform to help companies with e-commerce, raises $64M led by Goldman Sachs, bringing total funding to $200M+   —  Austin, Texas-based BigCommerce has completed a big round of funding.  —  The growth-stage startup, which powers e-commerce sites for Sony …
Apr 25, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Pluralsight, a Utah-based edtech startup, reports $166.8M in 2017 revenue, up from $131.8M in 2016, and a loss of $96.5M, up from $20.6M in 2016, in IPO filing   —  Pluralsight, the Utah-based education technology company, has revealed its IPO filing.  —  Given the timing of the unveiling …
Apr 16, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Spotify closes at $149.60 on its first day, down ~10% from opening but still far above private market price of ~$132, giving the company a market cap of ~$26.5B   —  Spotify is done with its long-awaited “direct listing” experiment.  The music streaming company went public without the IPO.
Apr 3, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Dropbox closes up 36% on first day of trading after raising $756M in its IPO and is now valued at $11B+   —  Dropbox was off to the races on its first day as a public company.  —  After pricing above the range at $21 per share, raising $756 million, Dropbox kicked off its first day soaring to $31.60, and closing the day at $28.48.
Mar 23, 2018, 4:13 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Sources: DocuSign plans to IPO within six months and has filed confidentially; the company has raised $500M since 2003 and has been valued at $3B   —  The company, which pioneered the e-signature, has now filed confidentially, we are hearing.  Utilizing a commonly used provision of the JOBS Act …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:52 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Spotify had 159M MAUs in December 2017, up 29% YoY, of which 71M were premium subs; CEO Daniel Ek owns 23.8% of the firm, co-founder Martin Lorentzon has 12.4%   —  Music streaming service Spotify is going public and it just unveiled its filing.  —  The documents state that it is targeting …
Feb 28, 2018, 4:09 PMIn context

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