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Axios:
Arlan Hamilton's diversity-minded investment fund Backstage Capital falls through, after two “anchor investors” pulled out and other deals failed to materialize   —  Arlan Hamilton seems to be everywhere.  Keynote interviews at conferences like SXSW and the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit …
Mar 19, 2019, 10:55 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber reports Q4 revenue of $3B, up 24% YoY, gross bookings of $14.2B, up 37% YoY, and adjusted EBITDA losses of $842M, up 88% YoY and 60% QoQ   —  Uber on Friday released its latest quarterly financials, likely its last before formally filing to go public. showing continued growth and investment in areas like UberEats.
Feb 15, 2019, 1:28 PMIn context
Axios:
After Khashoggi's murder, Saudi Arabia and SoftBank seem unlikely to lose out on many deals; sources say a $500M Softbank-led investment in Flexport is underway   —  Let's call it: Neither SoftBank nor Saudi Arabia will face any significant U.S. investment losses over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Feb 13, 2019, 2:20 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Source: e-scooter startup Bird is raising $300M, led by Fidelity, as an extension of its prior round at its current $2B pre-money valuation   —  E-scooter startup Bird is raising $300 million in new funding led by Fidelity, Axios has learned.  Bird would maintain its existing $2 billion pre-money valuation …
Jan 9, 2019, 4:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Google has acquired Superpod, a mobile Q&A app startup; source says Google paid less than $60M to acquihire the founders and purchase some assets   —  Google has quietly acquired Superpod, a startup that had built a question-and-answer mobile app, Axios has learned.
Jan 4, 2019, 3:55 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
GM's President Dan Ammann to become CEO of self-driving car unit Cruise; current Cruise CEO and co-founder Kyle Vogt will stay on as unit president and CTO   —  General Motors on Thursday announced that company president Dan Ammann will take a new job as CEO of its self-driving unit, Cruise.
Nov 29, 2018, 1:32 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Design software company Autodesk says it is acquiring PlanGrid, a provider of cloud-based construction software, for $875M   —  Autodesk has agreed to acquire Plangrid, a startup that makes cloud-based construction software, for $875 million net of cash.  —  Why it matters …
Nov 20, 2018, 5:26 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Scoop: Ford buying e-scooter company Spin   —  Ford Motor Co. has agreed to buy electric scooter startup Spin, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  — One source puts the price-tag in the range of $40 million, which is around where Spin was valued after its Series A funding last year.
Nov 7, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
One year after doubling tweet length, Twitter finds the average tweet is now 33 characters, one fewer than before the change; 5% are longer than 190 characters   —  Nearly a year since Twitter doubled the character limit of tweets from 140 to 280, the company has found that the most common length …
Oct 30, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Apple acquires music analytics startup Asaii, source says for less than $100M   —  Apple has acquired Asaii, a startup that built a music analytics engine for music labels and artist managers, sources confirm to Axios.  The deal, which appears to be verified by employee LinkedIn profiles …
Oct 15, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context

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