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Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has its fourth unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round at a valuation of $1.2 billion. This new rou

The Epic Games Store is now live

It’s a busy week for Epic Games . Fresh from pushing out a major season 7 update for Fortnite, so the gaming giant has taken the wraps off its own games store. First announced earlier this week,

Birth control delivery startup Nurx now offers an at-home HPV testing kit

Kleiner Perkins-backed Nurx provides birth control, emergency contraception, the HIV prevention medication PrEP and an at-home HPV testing kit.

Unicorns aren’t special anymore

There are 145 "active unicorns" today worth an aggregate valuation of $555.9 billion. In 2013, there were just 39.

Mary Meeker is said to be raising up to $1.25 billion for her new growth fund

Mary Meeker, who revealed in September plans to leave Kleiner Perkins after an eight-year run with the venture firm, is reportedly looking to raise up to $1.25 billion for her debut fund. So says Busi

All I want for Christmas are these kitschy VC trading cards

TouchBase is selling a line of VC trading cards, featuring Paul Graham, Marc Andreessen, Mary Meeker and Bill Gurley.

Another Kleiner investor has just raised her own fund

She may not have the name recognition of former colleague Beth Seidenberg, but Lynne Chou-O’Keefe, who has spent the last five-plus years investing in healthcare on behalf of the venture firm Kl

Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, raises $1.25 billion

It pays to have the most popular game in the world. Epic Games, the creators of the runaway gaming smash hit Fortnite, have raised $1.25 billion in a new round of financing. via GIPHY It’s been

Alumni Ventures Group is the most active venture fund you’ve never heard of

Alumni Ventures Group is investing upwards of $200 million a year in tech startups. Has anyone noticed?

The Wing, a co-working space for women, opens its doors in San Francisco

The Wing's newest co-working space is equipped with a lactation room, a library, a cafe and a conference room named for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.

Car-sharing network Turo expands service in UK

Turo — the peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace sometimes referred to as the ‘Airbnb of cars’ — is expanding to the UK. And this time, everyday car owners can actually use it. The San

Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to Facebook, is closing down

It’s that time again, folks, time to say goodbye to a social media service from days past. Following the shuttering of Klout earlier this year, now Path, the one-time rival to Facebook, is closi

This is how much VCs are paid

Venture capital is known for being an opaque industry, so it's no surprise most of us have no idea what the average VC earns in a year.

Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins

Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she's taking the firm's growth team with her, as first reported by Recode. Meeker, widely known for her annual Internet Trends Report, jo

Playing the global game, Sequoia can cut checks for up to $1 billion

As the shadow of SoftBank (and its $100 billion fund) looms large over the investment landscape, Sequoia Capital is pushing the upper limits of the checks it’s willing to write to global growth-

Women-only co-working space The Wing is launching an app to help its members stay connected

The Wing is bringing the physical world it's created for professional women through its co-working spaces to the digital world, with the launch of a social networking app, slated to become available

Munich Re buys IoT middleware startup, relayr, in deal worth $300M

Berlin based Internet of Things (IoT) startup relayr, whose middleware platform is geared towards helping industrial companies unlock data insights from their existing machinery and production line ki

Sino-US investment firms are targeting over $4 billion for new funds launched this year

As limited partners increasingly demand greater exposure to emerging market opportunities, venture capital firms with a focus on Asia are bulking up their funds and chasing deals in an increasingly co

Gusto raises $140 million to go after small business payroll and benefits with more gusto

Gusto, which sells payroll, benefits and human resources management and monitoring services to small businesses, has raised $140 million in its latest round of funding. The company said it will use th

Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine where the twists and turns that her future stories would take us. We
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