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Smartphone sales will mount a comeback starting in 2024, defying growing warnings of a prolonged slump across the mobile sector, according to separate projections by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley…

Smartphone sales to rebound on AI gains, Morgan Stanley says

Indian electric vehicle startup Magenta Mobility has raised from Morgan Stanley India Infrastructure and BP Ventures to expand its last-mile delivery ops.

Morgan Stanley, BP Ventures back Indian e-mobility startup Magenta

Just short of a year after raising $24 million from backers, including DHL, Everstream Analytics, a company that provides predictive insights for physical supply chains, has secured a fresh round…

Everstream, which applies big data to supply chain management, raises $50M

Apple’s App Store suffered a 5% year-on-year dip in net revenue in September according to a note from Morgan Stanley analyst Erik Woodring. This is the biggest drop in App…

App Store experienced sharp revenue drop in September, Morgan Stanley says

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has agreed to settle charges against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) for its “astonishing” failure to protect the personal identifying information of some 15…

Morgan Stanley to pay $35M after hard drives with 15M customers’ personal data turn up in auction

Her product is a hit with investors, the most notable of which include Morgan Stanley, The BFM Fund and Northwestern Mutual Futures Ventures.

SaaS startup Stimulus closes oversubscribed $2.5 million seed round

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WTF is a 409A?

In the past few months, both Stripe and Instacart have seen their internal valuations updated in a 409A appraisal process. What is this all about, and why should startups consider a lower valuation?

11:47 am PDT • July 20, 2022
WTF is a 409A?

Flagstar Bank, one of the largest financial service providers in the United States, has notified more than 1.5 million customers of a data breach in which Social Security numbers were…

Hackers stole Social Security numbers in Flagstar data breach affecting 1.5 million customers

Seventy-three percent of “affluent” investors in Asia intend to hold some form of digital assets by the end of 2022, according to a new report from consulting firm Accenture. It’s…

Three-quarters of Asia’s wealthy investors will own digital assets by 2022

Ford’s onslaught of electric truck news this week seems calculated to lay claim to the profitable segment — and overshadow a new General Motors rival — ahead of its first-quarter…

3 predictions for Ford’s Q1 earnings

Elon Musk will have to pay Twitter a $1 billion termination fee if he doesn’t go through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social network, announced on Monday, per…

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal includes a $1 billion termination fee on both sides

Lui’s move is the latest among high-profile fund managers.

Kyle Lui, long-time DCM partner, leaving to join Bling Capital as second GP

A lot of the startups you tend to hear about in the world of fintech are building solutions for consumers and businesses. Today, a startup that’s aiming to serve the…

Capitolis valued at $1.6B after raising $110M for new tech to update capital markets trading

Cybersecurity continues to be a pernicious and complex problem, for enterprises, and today a company that’s building a multi-faceted toolkit to help them address it better is announcing a big…

BlueVoyant nabs $250M to help enterprises nab malicious hackers and stop security breaches

Morgan Stanley has joined the growing list of Accellion hack victims — more than six months after attackers first breached the vendor’s 20-year-old file-sharing product.  The investment banking firm —…

The Accellion data breach continues to get messier

SentinelOne, a late-stage security startup that helps organizations secure their data using AI and machine learning, has filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). In an…

AI cybersecurity provider SentinelOne files for $100M IPO

The $9 trillion financial management firm Blackrock is collaborating with the $313 billion Singapore investment firm Temasek to back companies developing technologies and services to help create a zero-emission economy…

Temasek and BlackRock form Decarbonization Partners with $600 million to create a zero-emission economy

By now you’ve probably heard of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) ratings for companies, or ratings for their carbon footprint. Well, now a U.K. company has come up with a way…

Facebook gets a C; startup rates the ‘ethics’ of social media platforms, targets asset managers

Mandy Price was already a highly successful lawyer in private practice before she took the jump into entrepreneurship alongside two co-founders to launch Kanarys a little over one year ago.…

Kanarys raises $3 million for its data-driven platform to assess diversity and inclusion efforts

Ajay Vashee — who spent the last eight years at Dropbox, rising from the head of finance to CFO over his tenure and helping to take the company public in…

Former Dropbox CFO Ajay Vashee is joining the powerhouse venture firm IVP in January

Yin Wu has co-founded several companies since graduating from Stanford in 2011, including a computer vision company called Double Labs that sold to Microsoft, where she stayed on for a…

This serial founder is taking on Carta with cap table management software she says is better for founders

In a sign of the growing importance and value of digital healthcare in the world of medicine, two of the industry’s publicly traded companies have agreed to a whopping $18.5…

In a sign of digital health’s rise, Livongo and Teladoc Health agree to $18.5 billion merger

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple laid out a plan Wednesday to create a mapped network of shipping routes and terminals designed for autonomous trucking operations that will extend across the United…

TuSimple kicks off plan for a nationwide self-driving truck network with partners UPS, Xpress and McLane

TuSimple, the self-driving truck startup backed by Sina, Nvidia, UPS and Tier 1 supplier Mando Corporation, is headed back into the marketplace in search of new capital from investors. The…

TuSimple seeking $250 million in new funding to scale self-driving trucks

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Despite pandemic setbacks, the clean energy future is underway

Since many business operations are struggling to find cash and loans to just remain open, new clean technology may be delayed.

8:57 am PDT • June 18, 2020
Despite pandemic setbacks, the clean energy future is underway

GM’s electric offensive to bring at least 20 new EVs to market by 2023 reportedly includes a commercial van. Reuters reported Thursday that the company is developing an electric van…

Here’s what is driving GM’s reported plans to develop a commercial electric van

Users are reporting that trading platform Robinhood was down during early morning trading that saw stock markets soar. Robinhood’s status page says all systems are “operational,” but users on Twitter…

Users say Robinhood is down as stocks soar

After suffering its third outage in two weeks, Robinhood’s founders may need to take a deeper dive into the technology stack that powers their business. That’s because the outage the…

Robinhood’s third outage may point to deeper problems in its tech stack

Before it was worth $7.6 billion, the original idea for Robinhood was a stock-trading social network. At my kitchen table in San Francisco in 2013, the founders envisioned an app…

As Morgan Stanley buys E-Trade, Robinhood preps social trading

Here’s what the recently announced E-Trade sale and its recent financial performance can tell us about Robinhood’s valuation

What the $13B E-Trade deal says about Robinhood’s valuation