Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has shelled out $450m, not for a multi-billion dollar tech company, but a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
That brings Compass’s total funding to a whopping $775m -- and thanks to their new deep-pocketed business partner, they are now valued at $2.2B.
Ground bots are the new battleground for companies looking to automate deliveries of everything from food to marijuana. And San Francisco's not havin' it.
And if Chinese diners want a culturally accurate dining experience, they can GET OUT.
First Round capital surveyed 869 founders for their annual “State of Startups” report. Chief takeaway? Most entrepreneurs wear rose-colored glasses.
Nearly 40 years after its formation, the ‘80s electronic band from the UK is experiencing an insane comeback.
Countries all across the globe are working on a series of new trade agreements that could cause the US to lose hold of its most dominant export: big data.
The price of the average Christmas tree has spiked 125% over the past 3 years -- and we have a familiar culprit to thank...
In the past 2 years, Apple’s share of the podcast market has dropped from 70% to 55%.
Instead of policing its platform pro bono, YouTube will “jack up” ad prices on its top-performing channels by as much as 20%.
Study shows that nearly 43% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by an immigrant or children of immigrants -- like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, & Walt Disney
Software giant Oracle is finishing its new $43m charter school, Design Tech High School, that will operate "independently" from the company.
Starting in January, TGI Fridays will add the plant-based “meat” company Beyond Meat’s burger patty substitute to their menu.
Yesterday, Facebook launched Messenger Kids, a text/video chat app geared towards children 13-and-under.
On Monday, the SEC shut down villainous-sounding cryptocoin startup, PlexCorps, which raised $15m from thousands of investors through ICO.
If getting up in front of your boss has your palms sweaty, knees weak, and arms heavy, here are a few tricks you can use to project confidence:
Irene Rosenfeld to step down as CEO of Mondelez -- yet another sign that junk food’s in the tank thanks to newly health-conscious US consumers.
Chinese official just uncovered a crate of 13.1 tons of scales from the world's mostly highly-trafficked animal: the pangolin.
Chinese internet giant Tencent and Sweden’s Spotify AB are reportedly in talks to take a 10% stake in each other’s music companies ahead of their 2018 IPOs.
At its huge annual developer conference, Amazon’s announced the latest evolution of its voice assistant, Alexa for Business.
The expense report hero has been secretly posting personal invoices to a freelancing website to transcribe their expenses for their "autonomous" tech.
The Farmers Business Network raised an impressive $110m in a new series D funding round, bringing their total funding to $200m.
After getting “crushed by a mountain of debt” and declaring bankruptcy, Toys R Us execs are seeking approval for $16m in bonuses to pay themselves. WHY?
Nasdaq’s move is yet another vote of confidence that Bitcoin is here to stay; gives more risk-averse investors another way to get in on the action.
Buzzfeed to cut 8% of its US workforce as traffic stagnates over the past year.
Amid ongoing food-safety troubles, Chipotle’s founder is finally stepping down as CEO… as soon as they find someone to replace him.
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel announces massive app redesign -- and swears Snapchat isn’t social media.
WeWork doubled down on their bet that in a digital age, we still crave face time (like, in-person contact, not iPhone video chats), with the acquisition of Meetup, a site that allows people with similar interests to “meetup” in real life. With a speculated $200m price tag (financial terms yet to be disclosed), the purchase […]
Weed companies are set to make $5.2B in 2018. Problem is, they don’t have anywhere to bank their “drug money,” thanks to federal regulations.
The Providence, RI uni is trying to raise $120m in order to rid all student loans from financial aid packages received by their undergrads. This will make Brown the 16th US college (and 6th Ivy League school) to give their undergrads the gift of living free from the impending post-college kick in the nuts so […]