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China's 360Buy Raises $700M Ahead Of Potential IPO, Wants To Become Stronger Alibaba Rival

techcrunch.com
360Buy, the quick-delivery shopping site once described as the Chinese mashup of Amazon and Fresh Direct, announced $700 million USD in funding on Friday. While this gives the company, China’s second largest e-tailer after Alibaba, enough cash to delay its much-anticipated IPO, one of its investors, Kingdom Holding Company, a...
China's 360Buy Raises $700M Ahead Of Potential IPO, Wants To Become Stronger Alibaba Rival

Why is £1m startup contest keeping its terms secret?

gigaom.com
On the surface, The Million Pound Startup looks like a great piece of promotion for London: a global talent competition for startup businesses, aimed at drawing talent into the British capital and promising a reward of £1 million ($1.54 million) to whichever idea gets picked out from the crowd. But...
Why is £1m startup contest keeping its terms secret?

Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

www.businessinsider.com
Before Marissa Mayer took over Yahoo last summer, the company's most recent product boss was a guy named Blake Irving. Irving ran Yahoo product for a couple years. Before that, he was known for helping Microsoft establish itself on the Internet. Today, Irving is the CEO of domain registrar GoDaddy....
Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts
Why Are Y Combinator And Andreessen Horowitz Backing A Drive-By Toolbar/Adware Installer?
Y Combinator is funding the future of spam in Windows - drive-by crapware installers

AngelList Receives SEC No-Action Letter Two Days After FundersClub

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On March 26th The Funders Club received a no-action letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission stating that it will not recommend enforcement action against the year-old private equity investment platform, making it the first online VC. What has not yet been reported is that AngelList, a competing service used...
AngelList Receives SEC No-Action Letter Two Days After FundersClub
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