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January 25, 2017
Ring, a provider of internet-connected home security products, has secured a $109 million financing that comprises $89 million in Series D equity funding and $20 million in debt. The IoT company was valued at $445 million with the round.
Raising money will inevitably dilute the stakes of company investors, employees and founders, but the idea is that the growing total valuation results in a net positive, as it increases the value of everyone's now smaller slice of the pie.
January 24, 2017
Swooping in at the last second, networking giant Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has announced it will acquire tech unicorn AppDynamics for $3.7 billion in cash and assumed equity rewards.
January 20, 2017
The 4Q 2016 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor provides comprehensive analysis on the state of the US venture capital industry, but for a quick and easy look at the highlights, we've compiled the top charts.
January 13, 2017
A record turnout of about 3,000 global leaders will be attending the 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Tuesday to Friday in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. So which PE and VC executives will be participating?
January 12, 2017
Although Lyft has always been in second place to Uber in the ridesharing market, it might be leading in one, very important, way: a path to profitability.
January 06, 2017
When diversity in tech is brought up, it’s sometimes construed as only referring to the underrepresentation of women in the industry. Although that's important, it's just a piece of a larger puzzle.
January 05, 2017
Amid the torrent of emerging tech at CES, one topic stood out as something that is affecting almost all industries: IoT. It's undoubtedly an exciting new space, but opinions on the industry range...
December 28, 2016
We’re always looking for better ways to serve our customers, and in 2016, we continued to obsessively focus on data, and also invested in workflow and discovery tools.
December 23, 2016
Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron has delayed plans for a public offering as it works to shore up its financials, joining the likes of Airbnb and SoFi in postponing an IPO in recent days.
December 21, 2016
2016 has seen a notable drop of investor interest in fintech, both in the public and private markets. Because of this, online lender SoFi has, again, delayed its IPO.
Airbnb is reportedly in talks to acquire Tilt for a fraction of its most recent private valuation. The company garnered a roughly $400 million post val following a $30 million round in 2015.
January 17, 2017
New Enterprise Associates is looking to raise up to $3 billion for its latest fund, according to an SEC filing. If it raises the full amount, New Enterprise Associates 16 would be the largest...
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is stepping down from his position as head of the film and television powerhouse to take on a more active role at Snap, the parent company of widely-used app Snapchat.
January 10, 2017
We map out some of the most exciting verticals and companies that investors are betting on to radically change the way payments, financial infrastructure and value transfer work.
Less than two months after Snap filed for its highly anticipated IPO, the company behind the ephemeral photo-sharing app Snapchat has been sued for allegedly inflating its growth metrics.
December 29, 2016
What did we see in 2016? What do we forecast for the coming year in VC, PE and M&A? Our editorial staff weighs in.
What 2016 trends emerged in the venture capital industry, ranging from new deals to exits to fundraising? Let's take a look.
This year has seen some record-setting VC financings and exits, along with some major funds. Some of the biggest numbers have come out of China, and some major deals involve the usual suspects.
December 20, 2016
The latest on Uber's financial health. Spoiler alert: It's bad, but getting better.
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