Week in Review: The old Vision Fund heave-ho

Hey everyone, welcome back to Week in Review where I dive deep into a little of bulletin from the week or merely share some thoughts and go over some of the most interesting stories of the weekIf you’re reading this…

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Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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Week in Review: You break it, you buy it

Hey everyone. Thank you for welcoming me into you inbox yet again. Last week, I talked about Zuckerberg’s adventure to tell us that Facebook has reigning principles when he’s really exactly building the stairs one gradation at a time. If…

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SoftBank-backed Getaround is raising $200M at a $1.5B+ valuation

Getaround, a car-sharing platform and winner of TechCrunch Disrupt New York Battlefield 2011, will register the unicorn club with a approximately $200 million equity financing. The deal values Getaround, founded in 2009, at $1.7 billion, according to an estimate provided…

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People familiar with Slacks upcoming public offering share what to expect

Slack, the favourite workplace messaging firm, is expected to list on the N. y. stock exchange on Thursday in the second largest major set leaning in the U.S. after Spotify introduced the concept to investors in April of last year….

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SoFi launches gig-focused ETF

SoFi is one of the leading fintech startups to emerge from San Francisco and infraction the financial markets. Originally started as a room to better finance student obligation, it has since expanded to include commodities targeted at personal credits and…

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Startups Weekly: Whats up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnbs grand plans

Where to begin … Netflix darling Marie Kondo is hitting up Sand Hill Road in search of $40 million to fund an ecommerce pulpit, Y Combinator is returning $150,000 to a startup constructing a $380,000 flying motorcycle( because why not)…

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Why cant we build anything?

Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that he was intending to aggressively scale back a blueprint for the state’s high-speed rail system, which in its more ambitious routing would have connected Sacramento to San Diego. The immediate make was…

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SoftBank and Mubadala grow closer

The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi state investment company, have a closely intertwined affinity, and it’s one that the two are further cementing. According to the Financial Times, SoftBank has just perpetrated half the capital city for…

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Urban unicorn renewal

Three cities, three dead city unicorn reclamation projects. In just the past few days, we’ve had Foxconn renege on Wisconsin, Amazon renege on NYC and GE renege on Boston. Each followed the Anna Karenina principle that every unhappy financial proliferation…

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