Tag archive for ‘Fidelity’
Niva Goldberg On Friday, June 5th, 2015

James Freeman raised another $70 million for Blue Bottle coffee chain

Blue Bottle, a California based coffee maker and retailer founded by CEO James Freeman, has closed a new $70 million round of funding led by Fidelity. Blue Bottle did not give its valuation. In 2012, Blue More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Taboola CEO Adam Singolda Wants To Show You Something Your Friends Won’t Share With You

Taboola, a content recommendation platform, exceeded its funding targets for $100 million and raised $117 million. The company is based in Tel Aviv, and CEO Adam Singolda said the funds would be used to More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Huge Investment in SpaceX May Vault Google into Satellite Internet Lead

Google’s investment of $1 billion in Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) for satellite Internet service could enable the search giant to eventually overtake cable companies in the field, a report said. In More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Survey Monkey Goes Bananas Over Equity Raise

–   Survey Monkey completed another successful equity raise, this time to the tune of $250 million. The company is currently valued at $2 billion, according to Silicon Valley Reporter.   CEO More...

Reuters On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Uber in talks to sell over $1 billion in convertible debt: source

–     Uber is in talks to sell more than $1 billion in convertible debt, a source familiar with the matter said, soon after the U.S. taxi service said it raised $1.2 billion in its latest More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Revealed: WhatsApp’s Koum and Acton Get $9 Billion in Facebook Takeover Deal

Facebook’s acquisition of the messaging platform WhatsApp was a big win for Jan Koum and Brian Acton, WhatsApp Founders, as reported by ABC. They received a total of $9 billion or 116 million shares More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Jon Stein’s Betterment Develops “Robo-Adviser”

    Betterment, a digital investment management firm, announced an automated “rob-adviser” for advisory firms. The service allows clients to simplify time consuming tasks such as rebalancing More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, January 27th, 2014

KKR Agrees To Pay $2.4 Billion For Majority Of Sedgwick Claims Management

– Sedgwick Claims Management Services, which is based in Memphis Tennessee, announced this morning that giant alternative asset management firm KKR, together with management, has agreed to buy More...

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