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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 2 months ago
Airbnb CEO: We had to rebuild our company from the ground up
Airbnb has been on a wild ride. Many had doubted it could survive as Covid cases soared and the company lost 80% of its business. But now things are turning around for the vacation home rental business, with users booking longer stays thanks to greater flexib…
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 2 months ago
Business Updates: Lucid Motors Beats Tesla in Range, E.P.A. Says
Tesla, which makes about two-thirds of electric vehicles sold in the United States, has long produced the cars with the best range.
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 2 months ago
Gingko Bioworks, valued at $15B, begins trading today: Here’s how their business works
Gingko Bioworks, a synthetic biology company now valued at around $15 billion, begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange today. Gingko’s market debut is one of the largest in biotech history. It’s expected to raise about $1.6 billion for the company. It’s…
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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 3 months ago
OnlyFans Creators Will Not Be Deterred
After the platform’s announcement of a ban on explicit content, many of its stars are feeling the sting of being turned away by a business they helped build. But they’re moving on fast.
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 2 months ago
Norway business activity rises, bottlenecks emerge - Reuters
Norwegian business sector activity has increased substantially during the past three months and will continue to expand during the next half year, a central bank business survey showed on Tuesday.
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 2 months ago
WhatsApp starts testing local business directories
WhatsApp already allows you to chat with businesses, but you may soon also have the ability to find them through the app as well. This week, the company started testing a directory feature that allows users to scan through local shops and services that have a…
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 3 months ago
Why OnlyFans Creators Will Not Be Deterred
After the platform’s announcement of a ban on explicit content, many of its stars are feeling the sting of being turned away by a business they helped build. But they’re moving on fast.
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1adaf62f6727e453ef8e84f05a069975 Oren @Oren - 2 months ago
Paranormal Play in Denver From Meow Wolf
“Convergence Station,” the company’s third installation, may be good business. But is it good art?
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 2 months ago
Bzaar bags $4M to enable US retailers to source home, lifestyle products from India
Bzaar, a business-to-business cross-border marketplace, is connecting retailers with over 50 export-ready manufacturers in India.
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 3 months ago
Business Updates: U.K. Recovery Slowed in July as Delta Spread
The economy grew a mere 0.1 percent in July as businesses were also hampered by shortages of goods and staff, which pushed up prices.
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 2 months ago
What's New on Hulu in October 2021
I’d say October is going to be a rough month for the people behind the big pharma companies largely responsible for the United States’ opioid crisis, given that Hulu is debuting a hard-hitting documentary series exploring the harm that horrific business has d…
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 2 months ago
What Is 23andMe Doing With Your DNA?
C.E.O. Anne Wojcicki grapples with the ethical questions that come with building a business on customers’ personal information.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 2 months ago
Index Ventures launches web-app to help founders calculate employee stock options
The ability to offer stock options is utterly essential to startups. They convince talented people to join when the startup is unlikely to be capable of matching the high salaries that larger, established tech firms can offer. However, it’s a complex business…
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 2 months ago
Why bringing you emergency toothpaste could be big business
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic. This time ’round we took a look into the world of on-demand de…
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 2 months ago
News aggregator SmartNews raises $230 million, valuing its business at $2 billion
SmartNews, a Tokyo-headquartered news aggregation website and app that’s grown in popularity despite hefty competition from built-in aggregators like Apple News, today announced it has closed on $230 million in Series F funding. The round brings SmartNews’ to…
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B4a2c9b63fd68a080a47d2a35293e167 Webster @Webster - 2 months ago
Logistics startup Stord raises $90M in Kleiner Perkins-led round, becomes a unicorn and acquires ...
When Kleiner Perkins led Stord’s $12.4 million Series A in 2019, its founders were in their early 20s and so passionate about their startup that they each dropped out of their respective schools to focus on growing the business. Fast-forward two years and Sto…
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 3 months ago
Republican Governors Infuriated by Biden's Vaccine Mandates
Some employers and business groups welcomed the new coronavirus requirements, but many G.O.P. leaders issued outright condemnations.
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 3 months ago
JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials is expanding into the battery materials business
Redwood Materials, the company started by former Tesla co-founder JB Straubel that aims to create a circular supply chain for batteries, is expanding its business. While it has been known primarily as a recycling firm, Redwood plans to simplify the supply cha…
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 3 months ago
How to Work Two Full-Time Jobs Without Getting in Trouble
According to recent reports from Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and Business Insider, there’s a new trend in remote work: Simultaneously (and secretly) holding down two full-time, salaried jobs—and enjoying all the perks that come with two salaries. If you …
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 3 months ago
Real-time database platform SingleStore raises $80M more, now at a $940M valuation
Organizations are swimming in data these days, and so solutions to help manage and use that data in more efficient ways will continue to see a lot of attention and business. In the latest development, SingleStore — which provides a platform to enterprises to …
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 3 months ago
Why picking a good company name is a tricky business
With the number of new start-ups soaring they all have to choose a name for themselves.
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 3 months ago
Chicago sues DoorDash and Grubhub for ‘unfair and deceptive’ practices
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has sued DoorDash and GrubHub for allegedly deceptive business practices around tipping, phone orders, and the city’s cap on restaurant fees.
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 3 months ago
Business Updates: Return-to-Office Plans Are Disrupted Again
New data will show whether job openings in the United States continued to rise in July, and the European Central Bank will discuss the outlook of its asset purchase program.
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 3 months ago
Business Updates: A Fed Meeting and a Key Inflation Reading
The Federal Reserve’s annual economic symposium will be held virtually. Jerome H. Powell will speak on Friday and is expected to reveal details about how and when the central bank intends to wind down its bond-buying.
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 3 months ago
Ola Electric in talks to raise at over $2.5 billion valuation
Ola Electric is in advanced talks to raise over $500 million in a new financing round as the Indian firm looks to scale its electric vehicle manufacturing business in the South Asian market, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Falcon Edge Capit…
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