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Rivian adds $1.3 billion in funding for its electric utility and adventure vehicles 0

Rivian adds $1.3 billion in funding for its electric utility and adventure vehicles

American automotive technology startup Rivian has raised $1.3 billion in new funding, the company announced today. The new investment is the fourth round of capital announced by the company in 2019 alone, following prior...

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Fintech’s next decade will look radically different

The birth and growth of financial technology developed mostly over the last ten years. So as we look ahead, what does the next decade have in store? I believe we’re starting to see early...

Why we’re still waiting on the Postmates S-1 0

Why we’re still waiting on the Postmates S-1

In a wide-ranging conversation at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco last week, Postmates co-founder and chief executive officer Bastian Lehmann made light of the company’s lack of IPO documents. The San Francisco-based on-demand delivery business...

Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M from private equity firm GPI Capital 0

Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M from private equity firm GPI Capital

Postmates, the popular food delivery service, has raised another $225 million at a valuation of $2.4 billion ahead of an imminent initial public offering, the company confirmed to TechCrunch on Thursday. Private equity firm...

Finding sustainable success with Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman 0

Finding sustainable success with Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman

Diving into ‘What it Takes: Lesson in the Pursuit of Excellence’ by Stephen Schwarzman “We were so low that people would take advantage of us. People we knew well would just lie to us....

What politicians are getting wrong about fixing higher education 0

What politicians are getting wrong about fixing higher education

From Capitol Hill to the Democratic Presidential debates, the drumbeat for new approaches to higher education is getting louder. On the campaign trail, Bernie Sanders continues to advocate for free college and Sen. Elizabeth...