Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

Coinbase has some serious competition. Today, Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Users the

Pandora's improving financials help it recover from a bad day

Pandora tumbled almost 9% on the stock market Wednesday. And then it bounced back over 6% after the day ended. The music streaming business, which has had a terrible past year on the stock market, su

Startup that sells your salary data to VCs gets bought by Solium

Investors don’t want their portfolio companies to pay you too much, or too little. So they pay Advanced-HR for its compensation data pulled from 2,500 startups. With a generic name, the service

Roku stock tanks 18% after sharing financials, outlook

Despite surpassing analyst expectations for the quarter, Roku disappointed Wall Street when it shared its fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. The digital streaming business fell about

Equity podcast: Uber’s losing billions, Amazon lays off hundreds and somehow Instacart gets more money

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Uber could be profitable if it wants to, says CEO

Uber lost $4.5 billion last year, but CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he’s not worried. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, the newly appo

Twitter’s Dorsey downplays acquisition possibilities, sees ‘strength to our independence’

If you're a Twitter shareholder wondering if the company is about to get acquired, co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey doesn't want you to get that impression. "There's a lot of strength to our independenc

Homebrew closed $90 million fund

Homebrew is announcing the close of its third fund. This time they've raised $90 million, an increase from $50 million in 2015 and $35 million for its debut fund in 2013. Led by Hunter Walk and Saty

Simplified investing app Stash raises $37.5 million Series D as it heads into banking

Stash, the micro-investing app that’s been a hit with first-time investors, announced today it has raised an additional $37.5 million in Series D funding in a round led by Union Square Ventures

Cardlytics up 3% following IPO, raised $70 million

Atlanta-based Cardlytics made its public debut on Friday, closing the day at $13.37, just a little above the IPO price of $13. The company sold 5.4 million shares, raising $70 million. Cardlytics work

Grove raises $2.1M to find the sweet spot between old-school financial advisers and chatbots

Right now if you want financial guidance and planning help you basically have two options – shell out thousands (or more) a year for an old-school Wall Street-affiliated advisor, or test your lu

Equity Shot: Twitter and Snap’s surprising, synchronized social success

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Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group closes first fund at $360M

B Capital Group, the VC fund founded by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, has closed out its first fund at $360 million.

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s $121 billion bid

The largest tech acquisition offer in history wasn't enough. Qualcomm's board of directors issued a statement on Thursday saying that they are turning down Broadcom's $121 billion bid to buy the compe

When it comes to the crypto-wealthy, wealth managers may be out of luck

It's a half-serious joke among people who bet early on cryptocurrencies and have watched their values soar. At some point, it's time to buy a Lamborghini, as did Peter Saddington, an Atlanta-based co

WhatsApp has launched person-to-person payments into beta in India

WhatsApp has begun testing a new payments feature in India that will allow people to send money to other WhatsApp users, excluding merchant accounts. The feature is currently in beta, according to sou

Watch Yahoo Finance’s crypto summit live

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Backing Robinhood, JAY-Z’s Roc Nation invests in would-be Rockefellers

Roc Nation, the full-service entertainment management company created by the music impresario Shawn Carter (better known as JAY-Z), is making an investment in financial trading platform Robinhood. Th

Stripe will establish an engineering hub in Dublin

Stripe will open its first engineering center outside the United States in Dublin, the company told Reuters today. Dublin isn’t a surprising choice. Though the online payment processing provider is

Amazon reports nearly $2 billion in profit, blowing past Wall Street expectations for holiday quarter

Amazon reported quarterly financials after the bell Thursday for its fourth quarter, the all-important holiday season for the e-commerce giant. And its numbers had some people doing a double take, af
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