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Posts Tagged ‘unicorn’

Sisense CEO Amir Orad explains why he raised $100M

Yesterday, Sisense, a player in the business intelligence space, announced a $100 million investment. As TechCrunch reported, the round pushed the company’s valuation north of the $1 billion mark, making Sisense the world’s newest unicorn. That moniker will last a day, we’re sure. TechCrunch caught up with Sisense CEO Amir Orad and CMO Harry Glaser ...

2019 saw a stampede of fintech unicorns

Two years ago, we created the Matrix FinTech Index to highlight what we saw as the beginnings of a 10+ year mega innovation wave in financial services. ...

Domio raises $100M in equity and debt to take on Airbnb and hotels with its curated apartments

Airbnb has well and truly disrupted the world of travel accommodation, changing the conversation not just around how people discover and book places to stay, but what they expect when they get there, and what they expect to pay. Today, one of the startups riding that wave is announcing a significant round of funding to ...

Grading the final tech IPOs of 2019

As the holiday slowdown looms, the final U.S.-listed technology IPOs have come in and begun to trade. Three tech, tech-ish or venture-backed companies went public this week: Bill.com, Sprout Social and EHang. Let’s quickly review how each has performed thus far. These are, bear in mind, the last IPOs of the year that we care ...

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

In this week's newsletter: China's pivot to Africa, another big scooter funding and a new entry to the unicorn club. ...

Startups Weekly: Understanding Uber’s latest fintech play

In this week's newsletter: Fintech's banner year, subscription rental furniture and Particle's Series C. ...

Florida man tries to have *** with Olaf from “Frozen” and a stuffed unicorn in a Target

"Do you want to **** snowman? It doesn't have to be a snowman…"

Apparently—if you're 20-year-old Cody Meadar of St. Petersburg, Florida—it could also be a stuffed toy unicorn.

From the Tampa Bay Times:

A St. Petersburg man was arrested Tuesday after police said he “dry ******" multiple stuffed animals at the Park Place Target, including Olaf, the ...

‘We are seeing volume and interest in Peloton explode,’ says company president on listing day

Making the world more fit one $2,245 bike at a time ...

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

Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month. ...