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Yahoo’s early investment in Snap is now worth about $97.6 million
Venture Beat • Fortune, Lucinda Shen
UIDAI's Sanjay Jain boards CIIE to focus on India Stack infrastructure
The Economic Times of India • Mugdha Variyar
Carnation Auto is on a fund-raising drive
The Economic Times of India • Biswarup Gooptu
Eight Roads, Cisco Investments invests in SeedPlus
The Economic Times of India • Taslima Khan
Smart Parking Apps Could Be Next Uber Model For VCs In China
Forbes • Contributor, Rebecca Fannin
Brexit Could Imperil U.K.'s Lead in AI, The Royal Society Warns
Bloomberg • Jeremy Kahn
The Odd Reality Of Richard Hendricks' Awkward Uber Pitch In HBO's Silicon Valley
Forbes • Contributor, Zara Stone
Elon Musk’s Neuralink: Silicon Valley Hubris or ‘The Matrix’ in Real Life?
Fortune Magazine • Fortune Video
LinkedIn Says It Now Has 500 Million Users
Adweek • Adweek Staff
Full transcript: Spark Capital VC Bijan Sabet on Recode Decode
Recode • Recode Staff
 
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Digital Media, Finance
Yahoo’s early investment in Snap is now worth about $97.6 million
Venture BeatFortune, Lucinda Shen
Ailing internet giant Yahoo was an early believer of Snap, the parent company of disappearing photo app Snapchat. As of Monday, nearly two months after Snap’s initial public offering, Yahoo’s stake in Snap is worth about $97.6 million on some 4.6 million...
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Entrepreneurship, Private Equity
UIDAI's Sanjay Jain boards CIIE to focus on India Stack infrastructure
The Economic Times of IndiaMugdha Variyar
BENGALURU: The Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), the technology business incubator of IIM-Ahmedabad, will get a new focus on the India Stack infrastructure as it brings on board a key member of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Sanjay...
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Auto Industry, Brand Management
Carnation Auto is on a fund-raising drive
The Economic Times of IndiaBiswarup Gooptu
NEW DELHI: Carnation Auto, the Jagdish Khattar-promoted independent multi-brand automobile solutions provider, has hit the market to raise a new round of funding, as it looks to expand its footprints, particularly in the southern part of the country. Founded in 2009 by...
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Cisco Systems Inc, Entrepreneurship
Eight Roads, Cisco Investments invests in SeedPlus
The Economic Times of IndiaTaslima Khan
NEW DELHI: Cisco Investments, the investment arm of Cisco Systems which specialises in both direct and fund-of-funds investments, and Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International, have announced their investments in SeedPlus, a seed-stage venture fund based in Singapore...
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Green Transportation, Startups
Smart Parking Apps Could Be Next Uber Model For VCs In China
ForbesContributor, Rebecca Fannin
Smart parking apps are drawing venture capital in China, with the latest deal coming from Gobi Ventures in Beijing-based U-Parking.
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Artificial Intelligence, Education
Brexit Could Imperil U.K.'s Lead in AI, The Royal Society Warns
BloombergJeremy Kahn
U.K. faces critical skills shortage in machine learning Royal Society urges government to keep U.K. on cutting edge A group of prominent academics and tech executives fear that the U.K.’s exit from the European Union could jeopardize the U.K.’s lead in the...
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Entrepreneurship, Private Equity
The Odd Reality Of Richard Hendricks' Awkward Uber Pitch In HBO's Silicon Valley
ForbesContributor, Zara Stone
What seems strange in HBO's Silicon Valley is an effective business strategy in real life.
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Economic Policy, Silicon Valley
Elon Musk’s Neuralink: Silicon Valley Hubris or ‘The Matrix’ in Real Life?
Fortune MagazineFortune Video
In today's episode of Tech Debate, Fortune digital editor Andrew Nusca and tech writer Robert Hackett discuss Elon Musk's newest venture, Neuralink. Neuralink aims to create a brain-machine interface, make it a commercial product, and bring it to the market in about...
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Advertising Industry, Media & Advertising
LinkedIn Says It Now Has 500 Million Users
AdweekAdweek Staff
More than 500 million people are now connected on LinkedIn’s professional network. Today, the platform announced that half a billion people are now on the professional networking site—providing the latest set of numbers since it was acquired by Microsoft last year for...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
Full transcript: Spark Capital VC Bijan Sabet on Recode Decode
RecodeRecode Staff
“I think good VCs are probably 80 percent wrong, bad VCs are 100 percent wrong.” On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, longtime VC investor and Spark Capital co-founder Bijan Sabet stops by to talk about what Kara says...
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