Monthly Archive: March 2019

Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought 0

Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor To get big faster, younger unicorns start buying startups sooner Small VC funds continue...

Remote workers and nomads represent the next tech hub 0

Remote workers and nomads represent the next tech hub

Amid calls for a dozen different global cities to replace Silicon Valley — Austin, Beijing, London, New York — nobody has yet nominated “nowhere.” But it’s now a possibility. There are two trends to...

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Lyft closes up 9% on first day of trading

Pink confetti fell from the ceiling Friday as Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer celebrated their company’s IPO. The stock offering was a bona fide success, with shares selling for $87.24 apiece Friday...

1stdibs, the high-end online marketplace, just nabbed $76 million in Series D funding 0

1stdibs, the high-end online marketplace, just nabbed $76 million in Series D funding

1stdibs began pushing the antiques business into the 21st century long ago. Apparently, investors think it can push further and faster with $76 million in new funding. That’s how much the now-18-year-old, New York-based...

Focaldata thinks it has some answers for campaigners in the age of Trump and Brexit 0

Focaldata thinks it has some answers for campaigners in the age of Trump and Brexit

Political parties, campaigns and brands can’t get an accurate and cost-effective understanding of opinion in small geographic areas, like the constituencies of lawmakers. This is a big problem in political campaigning. And all political...

Nativo acquires content analytics company SimpleReach 0

Nativo acquires content analytics company SimpleReach

Nativo has acquired SimpleReach, a move that Nativo CEO Justin Choi said will pair his company’s distribution system for native ads with SimpleReach’s measurement tools. “If you can’t measure the impact of something, it’s...

Lyft prices IPO at top of range 0

Lyft prices IPO at top of range

Lyft raised more than $2 billion Thursday afternoon after pricing its shares at $72 apiece, the top of the expected range of $70 to $72 per share. This gives Lyft a fully-diluted market value...

Turns out The Correspondent isn’t opening a US newsroom after all 0

Turns out The Correspondent isn’t opening a US newsroom after all

Dutch news organization The Correspondent surprised some of its supporters earlier this week when co-founder and CEO Ernst Pfauth posted an update on Medium saying that the company would not be opening a newsroom...

How to delay your Form Ds (or not file them at all) 0

How to delay your Form Ds (or not file them at all)

Building a startup is incredibly tough. There are the constant ups and downs, the moments of sheer ambiguity and terror. And so, few moments in a startup’s life are as triumphant — and crystal...