In this week's newsletter: Details on Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Zoom's upcoming IPOs, plus Glossier and Rent The Runway's big rounds.
Including a meal kit for authentic gourmet ramen, a millennial-focused platform for buying affordable fine-art and a benefits platform for gig workers.
“Roma” took home three Academy Awards tonight — though not Best Picture, which went to “Green Book.” Alfonso Cuarón did win an Oscar for directing the film. It was his secon
It’s Oscar night! Do you care? If you’re me, and/or the statistically average watcher, the answer is: a whole lot less than you used to. Last year’s viewership hit an all-time low. W
What happens when a cast of Oscar contenders like Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed and Michelle Williams are turned loose to chew the scenery of a (seemingly wryly self-aware) B movie? Audiences get “Venom,
Awards season might be coming to a close, but there is still one awards show left, and it’s a big one. The Academy Awards air Sunday, March 4. Obviously, the awards show will air live on ABC, bu
Despite repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate this week, health insurance startup Oscar Health expects to pull in nearly $1 billion in revenue and enroll a quarter of a million member
Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser came on stage with me at Disrupt yesterday at our annual New York conference to talk about his company and the more than $200 million it took in net losses last year.
Health insurance in the US is broken. That much seems to be regarded as a universal truth. Oscar Health co-founder and CEO Mario Schlosser acknowledged that the system is need of some major fixes this
Oscar Health, a startup rethinking health insurance for the digital age, is rolling out a new product for small businesses called Oscar for Business. The rollout comes as Oscar struggles with its orig
Oscar Health came in with a bold plan to reform healthcare in the U.S. when it launched in 2013. The idea was to sell insurance through exchanges via the Affordable Care Act, thus lowering the cost an
Renew.com has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Venrock, Expa and others to launch a platform aiming to give the baby boomer generation adequate information on their benefits after retirement
Digital healthcare investing has gone through several waves: 2013 was the year of consumer wearables, 2014 of healthcare big data, 2015 of virtual care delivery and 2016, so far, has been about payer
Canadian startup LEAGUE closed a $25 million Series A from OMERS Ventures this morning. The company aims to put the power of customizing healthcare coverage into the hands of employees without burdeni
Whether medical, automotive, life, residential, or commercial, the value proposition of smoothing out potential cash flow outlays often makes sense. Pretty cool. But on any chart highlighting relative
Founders are often puzzled by how VCs derive valuations for competitive Series A rounds. A competitive Series A round is an equity round where a company generally raises greater than $5 million led by
Oscar, a company founded to rethink how a health insurer should look and act in the digital age and after the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act, is scaling up with a big $145 mil
Venture capitalists are on a mission to heal the ailing U.S. healthcare system, and big data might just be the right prescription. Healthcare costs in the U.S. have gone up over 130% in the last decad
Oscar, the New York-based startup that's trying to shake up health insurance, is eyeing a debut on the West Coast by next year. The company is in the process of applying to operate in California fo
Last week, we sat down with Thrive Capital founder Josh Kushner at Rock Health's Digital Health CEO Summit in San Francisco, to talk about his venture into the healthcare industry through the launch o