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"Robinhood Markets, a financial services firm that has won a following among millennials by offering free stock trades, is nearing the close of a funding round from existing investors at a valuation of between $7 billion and $8 billion" https://www.theinformation.com/articles/robinhood-nears-funding-at-valuation-over-7-billion#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @jtoonkel: AT&T is only paying entertainment companies for subs of its Watch TV skinny bundle if they watch for at least 3 minutes https…
"AT&T wants to pay channels based on how many people actually watch, rather than the number of subscribers who have access to the channels." Here's how: https://www.theinformation.com/articles/rising-fees-falling-audiences-highlight-pay-tv-dilemma#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
Facebook Removed Three Billion Fake Accounts Over Six Months https://www.theinformation.com/briefings/99555c
Startup of the Week: @Human_Ventures co-built 13 companies, including Paloma Health & Tiny Organics. The firm has also invested in 15 companies, including women’s health firm Tia and media companies Girlboss, the Muse, the Skimm and WaitWhat. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/backed-by-prominent-new-yorkers-human-ventures-tries-different-vc-playbook#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
"The IPO filing revealed that Endeavor’s revenue rose 20% to $3.6 billion last year, while its operating loss nearly doubled to $107 million." https://www.theinformation.com/articles/endeavors-ipo-filing-shows-heavy-debt-and-losses#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @jtoonkel: Backed by Prominent New Yorkers, Human Ventures Tries Different VC Playbook http://thein.fo/1d2ac1a33c80ecc0 via @theinformation
RT @waynema: Walmart has created a special program in China to recruit startups with technologies that can meet the needs of Walmart’s stor…
RT @semil: Incredible market share graph re: the food delivery wars. Source: @theinformation and Haystack portfolio company @second_measure…
"After a few taps on goPuff’s app, customers can get 750 cans of Natural Light delivered for a few hundred dollars, a mountain of beer fit for a fraternity party. Mint-flavored Juul pods are popular, too, and sometimes sell out." https://www.theinformation.com/articles/techs-low-profile-unicorn-sells-juul-pods-beer-to-college-students#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @coryweinberg: Let me introduce you to goPuff, a very under-the-radar unicorn that has quietly raised more than $150M. Selling beer and…
RT @semil: Incredible market share graph re: the food delivery wars. Source: @theinformation and Haystack portfolio company @second_measure…
Incredible market share graph re: the food delivery wars. Source: @theinformation and Haystack portfolio company @second_measure
 
would be interesting to see this split by urban vs suburban
 
found a version of that data here. GrubHub should be rebranded BankerDash.
RT @ryanmfann: I spoke with @theinformation last week about why Democrats need to increase their investment in digital persuasion advertisi…
RT @JuroOsawa: In exclusive interview with @theinformation, Huawei’s smartphone chief discusses the Google crisis. “I can’t believe that th…
RT @Rleamon: “Data security apocalypse is just starting.” @mlevchin talking about creating @Affirm with a strong privacy/security foundatio…
A cybersecurity researcher has discovered an unprotected online database with private contact information for nearly 50 million celebrities and high-profile users on Instagram https://www.theinformation.com/briefings/0a85b5#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
"Cisco Systems held preliminary discussions recently with HashiCorp about an acquisition of the startup whose software manages applications running across multiple cloud providers" https://www.theinformation.com/articles/cisco-held-preliminary-acquisition-talks-with-cloud-startup-hashicorp#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @nickwingfield: Do NOT sleep on @theinformation's fast food coverage, people. @zoeSaintBernard told you last week about the Impossible S…
"Three chip engineers—Manu Gulati, John Bruno and Vinod Chamarty—departed Google’s consumer chip team" https://www.theinformation.com/articles/former-apple-chip-engineers-leave-google#utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @jtoonkel: $LGF up 15% on our scoop CBS Made Informal Offer to Acquire Starz $CBS $VIAB #streamingwars http://thein.fo/0f0be1052a2c7ed3 via @thei…
“We kind of need to decide what we’re going to be when we grow up in the next five years. Are we a value stock? Or are we a growth stock? Right now we’re kind of neither,” https://www.theinformation.com/articles/airbnb-rival-booking-is-having-an-identity-crisis?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
EXCLUSIVE: CBS Corp. has expressed interest in acquiring cable channel Starz from Lions Gate Entertainment, according to four people familiar with the situation. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/cbs-made-informal-offer-to-acquire-starz?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
Microsoft announced a partnership with Sony in which the companies will consider working together to build cloud-based software to support each of their gaming and content-streaming services. https://www.theinformation.com/briefings/781c88
Startup of the Week: @zapier https://www.theinformation.com/articles/zapiers-unusual-path-to-profitability?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @cityofthetown: Quibi has already raised $1 billion before launch. Now it's gearing up to raise up to another billion. w/ @jtoonkel http…
RT @amir: Investors who funded 77% of Uber's $22B in equity funding (between 2016-2019) are underwater. (Another $840M from 2015 is barely…
RT @Jessicalessin: “This would have never happened at Apple under my watch." Inside the Apple-Intel divorce from @aatilley https://t.co/…
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RT @Priyasideas: stories out today about google's new plans to try to steal some shoppers away from amazon. we wrote about some of those pl…
RT @WendyJPollack: Costly price wars and falling-apart bicycles marred the early days of China's bike-share boom. @JuroOsawa looks at what…
RT @Andela: “Companies and engineering teams have become more accustomed to remote or distributed work,” Andela COO Jess Hunt said. “The fu…
Over the medium term, if it is serious about getting profitable, Uber has three main options. We outline them and their likelihood of succeeding below. $uber https://www.theinformation.com/articles/ubers-three-paths-for-becoming-profitable?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=p age
RT @amir: Uber has always said it is the Amazon of transportation and would push and push and push prices down. But... https://t.co/ynhyIpo…
RT @talkingbiznews: .@theinformation has hired @alexeheath of @Cheddar to cover .@facebook and Alphabet: https://talkingbiznews.com/1/the-information-hires-cheddars-heath/ https://t.…
SCOOP: @ImpossibleFoods latest funding deck-- highlights potential forthcoming deals with @littlecaesars ("Impossible Supreme Pizza") and more fast food chains, as well as a recent rundown of their financials. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/impossible-foods-in-talks-with-fast-food-chains-sees-revenue-tripling-in-2019?u tm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
EXCLUSIVE: @WarnerMediaGrp putting a huge emphasis on new streaming service tentatively called "HBO Max" https://www.theinformation.com/articles/warnermedia-to-put-some-shows-on-streaming-service-first?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page&utm_content=article-3570
RT @alexeheath: It’s true! I’m super excited to join @theinformation and work with @nickwingfield, @Jessicalessin, and the rest of the amaz…
Will Uber's IPO force SV to snap back to reality? Read our wrap-up of #UberIPO https://www.theinformation.com/articles/ubers-disappointing-public-debut-sobering-up-silicon-valley?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page&utm_content=article-3570
RT @Jessicalessin: Few people understand how VCs really make money. So Mike and I made a graphic that explains it. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/how-vcs-actually-cash-in-on-an-ipo
RT @beijingscribe: SCOOP:Huawei Targets Database Market in Challenge to Oracle http://thein.fo/4df64aaba15fb4ea via @theinformation
RT @zoeSaintBernard: If you’re an @intercom employee, and you’d like to share information confidentially, please contact me via signal: 70…
Startup of the Week: Five-year-old @Andela is focused on developing an engineering workforce throughout Africa. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/andela-taps-africas-software-talent?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page&utm_content=article-3570
RT @christaylor_nyc: Really enjoyed this podcast w/ @Jessicalessin of @theinformation and @alexavontobel https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-build-subscription-business-jessica-lessin-information/id1455941009?i=1000436959737
RT @amir: And the inevitable response...
"A key figure in the company’s culture was Mr. McCabe, described by employees as both brilliant and temperamental, with a tendency to cross boundaries with junior female employees." http://ow.ly/ZUAA50u5hsC
RT @ashleyrgold: EXCLUSIVE by @zoesaintbernard: Harassment Allegations Against Intercom CEO Sparked Departures https://www.theinformation.com/articles/harassment-allegations-against-intercom-ceo-sparked-departures via…
The 🐭 is moving fully focused on Disney+ http://ow.ly/ZujL50u48R5
Investors have seen their massive ROI's 📉📉📉 over time. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/as-tech-firms-delayed-going-public-pre-ipo-bonus-shrank?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
RT @Jessicalessin: .@amir's profile of Uber's CFO Nelson Chai is a great profile and tells you a lot about what it is like inside a private…
RT @Jessicalessin: Netflix's new lobbying strategy -- virtually ignore the U.S. for Europe. Latest from @beejoli and @csternopher https://…
 
 
 
 
 
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