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JPMorgan, Credit Suisse Ramp Up Push to Fund Startups

bloomberg.com — Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- When SurveyMonkey Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dave Goldberg wanted to buy out investors from his Internet company and attract new ones who wouldn't balk at his aim to stay private, he steered clear of traditional startup financiers in the venture-capital community.

Dell’s Mitzvah Rescued Buyout as JPMorgan’s Lee Warned of Perils

bloomberg.com — Oct. 30 (Bloomberg) -- When Ken Duberstein's secretary told him Michael Dell was on the phone on the afternoon of July 31, there was little doubt about the topic. That morning, Dell Inc.'s special board committee had rejected the latest offer from Dell to take the personal-computer company private, a battle that was dragging into its 11th month.

Slack Is Said to Be in Funding Talks at $2 Billion-Plus Value

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Slack Technologies Inc., whose software helps people collaborate at work, is in talks with investors to raise financing at a valuation of more than $2 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

UN Women halts Uber partnership

iol.co.za — New York - The United Nations backpedalled on plans to partner with Uber Technologies to create 1 million jobs for women within the next five years, amid pressure from labour unions and non-governmental organisations. The deal aimed at advancing gender equality was announced on March 10, when the San Francisco-based company sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women's rights and economic empowerment.

Dizzying Pre-IPO Tech Values Spurred by Rush of Hedge-Fund Money

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- A flood of money from unconventional sources has sent valuations of late-stage technology startups, including Uber Technologies Inc. and Snapchat Inc., to levels that haven't been seen since before the dot-com crash.

UN Women cancels partnership with Uber to create 1 million jobs

livemint.com — The deal aimed at advancing gender equality was announced on 10 March, when the San Francisco-based company sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women's rights and economic empowerment. Photo: Reuters New York: The UN backpedaled on plans to partner with Uber Technologies Inc.

UN Women Cancels Partnership With Uber to Create 1 Million Jobs

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations backpedaled on plans to partner with Uber Technologies Inc. to create 1 million jobs for women within the next five years, amid pressure from labor union and non-governmental organizations. The deal aimed at advancing gender equality was announced on March 10, when the San Francisco-based company sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women's rights and economic empowerment.

Pet-Sitter startups may be next success in sharing economy

charlotteobserver.com — Some investors fueling the competition between ride-sharing services Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are supporting rivals in pet-sitting, seen as potentially the next success story in the sharing economy.

Investors Back Pet-Sitters in Search for Next Sharing Success

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Some investors fueling the competition between ride-sharing services Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are supporting rivals in pet-sitting, seen as potentially the next success story in the sharing economy. Rover.com of Seattle on Thursday announced a $25 million investment, bringing its total funding to more than $50 million.

Cyanogen said to raise $110 million round without Microsoft

livemint.com — Microsoft Corp. decided not to invest after negotiations, although it may still be interested in a commercial deal to get its software onto Cyanogen's mobile operating system. Photo: Reuters Seattle/New York/ San Fransisco: Cyanogen Inc.
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Jun 30, 2015

Uber Bonds Term Sheet Reveals $470 Million in Operating Losses by @ericnewcomer @jingcao bloom.bg/1LRCCez via @business



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