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The Guardian:
Two Russian state-owned companies, VTB Bank and Gazprom, owned stakes in Yuri Milner's DST Global funds that invested in Facebook and Twitter pre-IPO   —  Institutions with close links to Kremlin financed stakes through business associate of Trump's son-in-law, leaked files reveal
Nov 5, 2017, 2:08 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Facebook and Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan announces he is joining Twitter as senior director of product   —  Krishnan, who previously worked on ad tech, is trying something new.  —  Twitter has hired Sriram Krishnan, a former ad tech executive from Facebook and Snap, but he won't be working on ads.
Sep 18, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Social Capital and Hedosophia raised $600M in IPO for holding company they say will invest in late-stage startups to help them avoid IPO process   —  - Chamath Palihapitiya, a “Midas touch” investor, has raised $600 million in the initial public offering for his new firm, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings.
Sep 16, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Anna Nicolaou / Financial Times:
Spotify passes 60M paying customers, adding over 20M so far in 2017, as sources say it plans for IPO on NYSE later this year   —  Unconventional public debut of music streaming service based on subscription success  —  Read next … Spotify has reached 60m paying customers …
Jul 31, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Filing: Sean Parker and Klaus Hommels leave Spotify board as ex-Disney COO Thomas Staggs, ex-YouTube exec Shishir Mehrotra, others join ahead of rumored IPO   —  As Spotify inches its way to a public listing, the streaming music company — which now has 140 million users — has made some significant changes to its board of directors.
Jun 22, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Noel Randewich / Reuters:
Snap closes at $17, a 4.9% drop from opening price, as it sinks to its IPO price amid investor concerns about future growth and profit   —  Shares of Snap Inc dropped 4.9 percent on Thursday to its initial public offering price, highlighting investors' loss of confidence in the social media company …
Jun 15, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Nicholas Megaw / Financial Times:
Alfa, a UK-based financial software provider, closed up 30% on its first day of trading Friday, after raising £254M in what was UK's biggest tech IPO since 2015   —  Stock market capitalisation of financial software group rises to more than £1bn  —  Read next
May 29, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Nicole Bullock / Financial Times:
Cloudera prices IPO at $15/share, above $12-$14 range, raising $225M and valuing the company at about $1.9B   —  Sign that unicorns are being forced to accept big discounts on former valuations  —  Read next … Cloudera, once one of the most highly valued private tech companies …
Apr 27, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Pan Kwan Yuk / Financial Times:
Yext, maker of a “knowledge engine” that helps businesses sync their data across services like Google Maps, Instagram, and Siri, has filed for $100M IPO   —  Read next … Make way for another tech IPO.  —  Hot on the heels of Snap's frenzied debut, Yext …
Mar 13, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sriram Krishnan, who led Snap's ad tech offerings, is leaving the company after one year   —  Sriram Krishnan, who joined a year ago from Facebook, was a key leader on Snap's ad tech team.  —  Sriram Krishnan, one of Snap's top ad executives, has left the company less than a month before Snap's expected IPO.
Feb 19, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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