What Hedge Funds Are Buying and Selling
The world’s richest investors have disclosed their multi-million-dollar moves in the U.S. stock market.
Apple delaying AR glasses until 2022 would be bad for XR, but no shock
If you've held out hope for consumer-ready Apple AR glasses to hit stores next year, you (and your favorite app developers) will likely be disappointed.
FirstVet, the video veterinarian service, raises €18.5M for international expansion
FirstVet, the Swedish startup that provides pet owners with on-demand video consultations with local, qualified veterinarians, has closed €18.5 million in Series B funding. The round is led by London-based Omers Ventures, the venture capital arm of Canadian pension fund Omers that recently launche... ... See more
Inside StockX’s authentication center
Joshua Luber runs a sneaker empire valued at more than $1 billion, but he thinks they’re just now scratching the surface. The consumer marketplace recently expanded to include a fifth category (collectibles). “It’s an evolution of eBay that works similar to the stock market,” Luber states, .... ... See more
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Travis Kalanick Sells 20% of His Stake in Uber After Lockup
Travis Kalanick sold about 20% of his stake in Uber Technologies Inc. last week.
Softbank is getting exactly what it deserves, and it's thanks to something way bigger than WeWork
Softbank made investments hoping that its companies would turn into monopolies — a precarious bet. Thankfully for consumers it isn't paying off.
These 2 States Are Sabotaging Their Respective Marijuana Industries
These billion-dollar markets are making it impossible for their cannabis industries to thrive.
Was Bitcoin Created by This International Drug Dealer? Maybe!
The search for Satoshi Nakamoto has led down many rabbit holes. I went down another: the case of global criminal mastermind Paul LeRoux.
Uber is entering the ads business
Uber will become an ad platform, selling space inside its Eats app to restaurants hoping to lure in more food delivery orders. A recent Uber job listing spotted by TechCrunch seeks an Uber Eats Ads Lead “to lead the team and efforts responsible for creating a new ads business that enables eat… ... See more
Take a look at SoftBank's bizarre charts for its 'simple' plan to save WeWork
The SoftBank CEO laid out a 'simple' three-step plan that he said will right the ship at WeWork.
Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency is in Trouble.
When Facebook first announced it was getting into the crypto business—with a basically unregulated currency called Libra—the reaction from Wall Street and go...
Uber Eats Hopes Drones Can Lift It to Profitability
Uber reveals the design of a drone with six rotors that change position for vertical takeoffs and landings. It can stay aloft for 18 minutes, with a range of 18 miles.
VC Ben Horowitz on WeWork, Uber and one cultural value his employees can’t break
Ben Horowitz, the co-founder of the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book coming out this coming Monday titled “What You Do Is Who You Are,” which takes a look at how to create “culture” at a company. It’s a word that’s thrown around a lot but thatR… ... See more
The World Loses $400 Billion of Food Before It Reaches Stores
The world loses about $400 billion of food before it even gets delivered to stores, according to the United Nations.
The present and future of food tech investment opportunity
There is no bigger industry on our planet than food and agriculture. But despite a stalwart customer base, the food industry is facing unprecedented challenges in production, demands and regulation.
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Banks Must Act Now or Risk Becoming a ‘Footnote’: McKinsey
More than half of the world’s banks are already in a weak position before any downturn that may be coming, according to a report from consultancy McKinsey & Co.
WeWork’s Lifeline Could Wipe $39 Billion Off Its Valuation
The company has two proposals on the table to save it from ruin. Either would prove to be humbling.