Automattic, the parent company to WordPress, recently executed a $250m buyback, valuing the company at $7.5B.
Brands are looking beyond Gen Z to Generation Alpha, the children born between 2010 and 2015.
The US government opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s autonomous driving system following a series of crashes with parked emergency vehicles.
After COVID wiped out weddings in 2020, the industry is back and booming, but the bump might be a blip on the longer trend line.
Figma just raised $200m at a $10B valuation, with revenue hitting $75m in 2020.
Salesforce announced plans to launch a streaming service for business professionals called Salesforce+.
Fanatics raised $325m, valuing the sports merchandise retailer at $18B.
Coca-Cola joins the growing list of consumer brands experimenting with NFTs with its recent launch.
Metaphysic is a startup that was born out of a Tom Cruise parody account on TikTok, using deepfake technology to make stunning creative ads.
President Biden wants 50% of new cars on the road to be electric by 2030.
Facebook disabled accounts for a team of NYU researchers that were trying to learn more about its ad targeting model.
Paul English, former co-founder and CTO of Kayak, just launched a new startup: TikTok for podcasts.
Paul English, former Co-Founder and CTO of Kayak, just launched a new startup that aims to be TikTok for podcasts.
Travis Scott has signed a production deal with A24, the film studio behind prestige films like “Uncut Gems,” “Moonlight,” and “Lady Bird.”
Gen Z teens are taking their talents to Depop and making big money flipping vintage items.
Square agreed to purchase Australian fintech giant Afterpay for $29B, adding another big player to the “buy now, pay later” space.
Landis, a ‘rent-to-own’ startup focused on financial inclusion, raised a $165m round from investors that include Jay-Z and Will Smith.
Walmart is partnering with Adobe on software for small businesses that makes it easier to offer curbside pickup for their customers.
Teamflow, a startup that offers virtual collaboration software, raised $35m to build a better hybrid work experience.
QR code menus have taken off during the pandemic, and will likely lead to many more merchants adopting the technology.
Lacuna, a startup that offers digital twin software for cities, raised $16m to help improve city transit networks.
CFOs want to replace Microsoft Excel with new tools. Why? Remote work has exposed Excel’s weaknesses.
OpenSea, a digital art marketplace, just raised $100m at a $1.5B valuation, making it the 1st NFT unicorn.
Shoppertainment is a new trend at the intersection of ecommerce and livestreaming.
Zoom is spending $14.7B to purchase Five9, which makes AI-powered contact center software.
Keith Rabois is back with OpenStore, a Shopify roll-up that just raised $30m at a $250m valuation.
To beat back the TikTok threat, Facebook will offer creators $1B to use its platform.
ZoomInfo plans to spend $575m to acquire Chorus.ai to broaden their offering for sales teams.
The Amazon marketplace is currently valued at $300B with potential to double in the next 5 years.
Autodesk is a $65B software firm that powers the critical infrastructure our lives depend on.