Flexport, a 5.5-year-old, San Francisco-based full-service air and ocean freight forwarder, says it has raised $1 billion in fresh funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. Earlier backers of the compa
There’s plenty of speculation right now around apparently disgruntled investors in SoftBank’s Vision Fund, but the drum continues to beat and the checks continue to be written. The latest
Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that he was intending to aggressively scale back plans for the state’s high-speed rail system, which in its most ambitious routing would have co
The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi state investment company, have a closely intertwined relationship, and it’s one that the two are further cementing. According to th
Plus, e-scooter subscription services are a thing now, the Vision Fund is betting big on autonomous delivery and Facebook almost bought Unity.
Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we’ve had Foxconn renege on Wisconsin, Amazon renege on NYC and GE renege on Boston. Each followed the Anna Kareni
If you’re looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce company announced today that it has raised a Series D round worth $226 million to
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The company has taken its first official step toward a rumored direct listing.
This week in startups: Celebrities mingle with VCs at the Upfront Summit, Pinterest preps banks for IPO and Sam Altman has a grand new idea.
Grab’s fundraising push continues unabated after the Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm announced that it has raised $200 million from Central Group, a retail conglomerate based in Thailand. Cen
Men and women's wellness startup Hims has raised $100 million on a $1 billion pre-money valuation.
Southeast Asia-based ridesharing firm Go-Jek is making progress with its plan to raise up to $2 billion in fresh capital to fund its battle with close rival Grab. Indonesia-headquartered Go-Jek has cl
DoorDash has hired Ryan Sokol, a former Uber employee credited with leading and scaling its food delivery arm Uber Eats, as its vice president of engineering.
Chances are you may be familiar with Tokopedia, especially after it commanded a $7 billion valuation last November when it raised $1.1 billion from investors like Alibaba and SoftBank’s Vision F
Slack's chief product officer April Underwood is stepping down to focus on investing full time.
Ola, the ride-hailing service battling Uber in India, is introducing credit services to its users as it moves closer to a major new funding round. Today the company took the wraps off Ola Money Postpa
You can now order meals via DoorDash in Alaska, Montana and South Dakota.
The investment in Knock comes amid consistent year-over-year growth in venture capital deals for real estate tech companies.
The under-the-radar VC firm counts 13 unicorns in its portfolio.