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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Stock trading app Robinhood has hired Jason Warnick, an Amazon veteran who joined the company in 1999 and was most recently VP of finance, as its new CFO   —  Jason Warnick has presumably had a lot of job offers since joining Amazon in the 20th century.  —  The stock-trading startup Robinhood …
Nov 27, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Saudi government-related funds, like the country's main tech university endowment and Aramco's Wisayah, invest in US VC firms, often confidentially   —  People talk about money from “the Saudis.”  But it's not that simple.  Who exactly are “the Saudis,” anyway?
Oct 28, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Silicon Valley's rich can defer or even avoid capital gains tax, via a provision that Sean Parker helped craft, by investing in low-income Opportunity Zones   —  Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones.  Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in.
Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Coinbase is in talks to raise up to $500M at an $8B valuation, with Tiger Global leading the round   —  The company is in talks with Tiger Global and its existing shareholders for an investment of up to $500 million.  —  Coinbase is finalizing a deal that would value the company …
Oct 2, 2018, 12:56 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Mary Meeker and three partners are leaving Kleiner Perkins to form a new firm; sources describe clashes between early and late stage groups at Kleiner Perkins   —  Meeker is leading an exodus in a huge split at one of Silicon Valley's most famous firms.  —  Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins …
Sep 14, 2018, 10:28 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
A look at how ten of the biggest Democratic donors from Silicon Valley are not only pumping money into the midterms but also rethinking how their money is spent   —  A cheat sheet to the gusher of cash flooding the system in advance of Election Day.  —  Tech resistance to U.S. President Donald Trump has reached its zenith.
Aug 20, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Mike Volpi talks about Index Ventures' investment strategy that led to six $1B+ exits for its startups this year, investments in Europe, fintech, and more   —  Index Ventures is quietly encroaching on the top tier of American investors.  Here are five questions with them.
Aug 6, 2018, 1:05 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: freelancing startup Upwork has confidentially filed to go public   —  Everyday people can now share in the stock market gains (and the losses, too!) of Silicon Valley companies.  —  Startups that have long grown as private companies are sprinting to the booming, safe stock market of 2018 — and now it's Upwork's turn.
Jul 24, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
As Benchmark gets ready to raise a new fund, four years after its last fundraise, questions arise about its future and who will stay at the firm   —  Questions swirl around the venture capital firm as it prepares to raise a new fund within the next year.  —  Benchmark is one of tech's …
Jun 26, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Amsterdam-based data search and analytics startup Elastic, which has raised ~$100M, has confidentially filed for an IPO aiming for $1.5B-$3B valuation   —  Elastic is expected to aim for a valuation between about $1.5 billion and $3 billion once it hits Wall Street.  —  The IPOs keep coming.
Jun 22, 2018, 3:35 AMIn context

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