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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Rappi, an on-demand delivery startup operating in Latin America, raises $200M+ led by DST Global at a valuation of $1B+   —  Rappi, an on-demand delivery startup operating in Latin America, has raised more than $200 million in new funding at a valuation north of $1 billion, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Aug 31, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Analysis of all 88 traffic accidents involving autonomous vehicles in California from 2014-2018 shows that autonomous vehicles were at fault in seven accidents   —  A year since Axios first examined the data, there are now 55 companies with self-driving car testing permits in California and 54 new accidents …
Aug 29, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
CoinDesk, a site which tracks news and info about digital currency like bitcoin, generated $20M in revenue in the first seven months of 2018 and is profitable   —  CoinDesk is the hottest digital media startup that most people haven't heard of, generating around $20 million in revenue through the first seven months of 2018.
Aug 21, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber, in partnership with Checkr, will now conduct driver background checks continuously using real-time data from Appriss   —  As part of a plan to improve safety for its riders, Uber is rolling out ongoing background checks for its drivers, the company tells Axios.
Jul 13, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Uber and Lyft each held talks to acquire Skedaddle, a startup that creates group bus rides by matching customers headed in the same direction   —  Uber and Lyft each held talks to acquire Skedaddle, a startup that creates group bus rides by matching customers headed in the same direction, Axios has learned.
Jul 5, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Axios:
All charges against ex-Vungle CEO Zain Jaffer have been dismissed at the request of San Mateo DA, who said prescribed drugs from multiple doctors were at fault   —  Last fall we reported that tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer was arrested on a variety of awful charges, including sexual assault of his own child.
Jul 3, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Dataminr, a NY-based startup that analyzes public data in real time, raises $392M at a valuation of $1.6B, more than the double the $680M valuation from 2015   —  Dataminr, a New York City-based startup that analyzes public data about events in real time, has closed a $392 million funding round …
Jun 29, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Lyft has raised $600M in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a post-money valuation of $15.1B   —  Lyft has raised $600 million in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a valuation of $15.1 billion post-money, up from $11.7 billion at the previous round.
Jun 27, 2018, 12:52 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Although Lyft has reportedly agreed to acquire Motivate, possibly for $250M, a source says Uber is considering its own bid for the bike-sharing startup   —  Uber is considering a takeover offer for Motivate, the bike-share company behind such programs as CitiBike in New York and Ford GoBike in San Francisco, Axios has learned.
Jun 8, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber and Lyft have submitted applications for San Francisco's upcoming pilot program for electric scooters   —  Uber wants to get into the scooter business in San Francisco and is submitting an application for the city's upcoming pilot program, the company confirmed to Axios on Thursday.
Jun 7, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context

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