Care.com sparks IPO speculation with hire of veteran public-company CFO

Care.com sparks IPO speculation with hire of veteran public-company CFO

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New These are interesting times for Care.com, the Reid Hoffman-backed site that wants to be the “Amazon of care.” In the last year, the company has expanded its service to more than 15 countries, acquired a few startups and raised $50 million (bringing its total raised to $109 million). Now the...
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