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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Jan 5, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
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Sources: TPG and Dragoneer converted Spotify debt into equity at ~$10B valuation, sold it to Tencent at ~$20B, solving Spotify's $1B debt problem ahead of IPO   —  Big investors TPG and Dragoneer get a nice return, and Tencent gets a piece of the streaming music company.  Everybody happy?
Jan 3, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Telegram, citing ToS, suspends public channel that incited violent anti-government protests in Iran; Telegram is a major platform with ~40M users in Iran   —  “There are lines one shouldn't cross,” says the CEO of the popular messaging app.  —  The executives of Telegram …
Dec 31, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: SoftBank has been in talks to invest up to $300M in dog-walking app Wag, which raised $40M just eight months ago   —  It shows how SoftBank has affected funding amounts in Silicon Valley.  —  SoftBank has been in talks to invest as much as $300 million in the dog-walking app Wag …
Dec 15, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Andy Rubin has returned to Essential after taking leave amid questions about an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate when he was at Google   —  He's back at Essential, his smartphone startup.  —  Andy Rubin, the founder of smartphone startup Essential, has already returned …
Dec 9, 2017, 12:40 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Benchmark, Menlo Ventures to sell some shares to SoftBank as part of tender; Uber shareholders have 20 days to sell at $48B valuation, or wait for IPO in 2019   —  An early sign of momentum in the long-awaited deal of 2017.  —  Two of Uber's largest shareholders agreed on Tuesday to sell …
Nov 28, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Though Steve Jurvetson hasn't faced public harassment allegations, he was asked to leave DFJ after firm caught him lying about personal misconduct, says source   —  Jurvetson was asked to leave because DFJ caught him lying about what it considered serious allegations, a source said.
Nov 19, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Steve Jurvetson is leaving Draper Fisher Jurvetson in wake of an investigation into sexual harassment, is “on leave of absence” from boards of Tesla and SpaceX   —  The high-profile entrepreneur helped start Draper Fisher Jurvetson.  —  Famed venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson …
Nov 13, 2017, 3:22 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Oct 31, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Indiegogo announces Marketplace for selling products that were successfully crowdfunded on site or elsewhere; Indiegogo will take around 10% or 15% cut on sales   —  And the products don't have to be originally funded through the site, either.  —  In the past, entrepreneurs …
Oct 17, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context

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