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Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing.
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U.S. startups are raising investment dollars at levels unseen since the dot-com era. Venture capital funding in U.S. companies reached $99.5 billion in 2018, the highest since 2000, according to the Q4 MoneyTree report from PwC and CB Insights.
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Morning Markets: Capping off a week of stock market turmoil, there’s new capital in the market for bike-sharing startups. That’s unexpected. Today news broke that Hellobike, a China-based bike-sharing startup, has raised a new raft of cash.
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Venture capitalists want more flexibility in what sorts of investments they can make, according to a letter recently sent by the National Venture Capital Association to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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First: Patrick Mathieson has an awesome and well-informed post. I’d recommend checking that one out, given that he’s in the thick of it whereas I’ve been out of the game on the operating side now for a little over a year.
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