Elon Musk defends tweets in SEC’s contempt proceedings
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00:36 +0000
Tesla CEO Elon Musk argued Friday that his Twitter use did not violate a settlement agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and that the agency’s request to have him held in contempt is based on a “radical interpretation” of the order, according to court papers filed in Manhattan federal court. The SEC has asked […]
What’s the cost of buying users from Facebook and 13 other ad networks?
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:30:57 +0000
This post reveals the cost of acquiring a customer on every ad channel my agency has tested.
Equity Shot: Pinterest and Zoom file to go public
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:36:23 +0000
In the latest Equity Shot, Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm take a closer look at Pinterest and Zoom's IPO filings.
This is how much money Pinterest execs made last year
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:32:41 +0000
Silicon Valley is known for its massive wealth. When these companies file to go public, we all finally get to know how much money these executives take home each year, and the millions they’ll take home after the IPO. In Pinterest’s S-1, which it filed earlier today, we see that co-founder and CEO Ben Silbermann […]
Our 9 favorite startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 2
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:05:06 +0000
Heathcare kiosks, a home-cooked food marketplace, and a way for startups to earn interest on their funding topped our list of high-potential companies from Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Demo Day 2. 88 startups launched on stage at the lauded accelerator, though some of the best skipped the stage as they’d already raised tons of money. […]
Drone analytics startup Aria Insights suddenly shutters
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:39:48 +0000
Earlier this year, Helen Greiner-founded drone startup CyPhy Works announced a major change. The company was rebooting and renaming itself Aria Insights, a move that arrived with a newfound AI/data-driven focus. Now, just over two months later, the company is no more. Reports that Aria had shuttered began surfacing earlier this week. Moments ago, the […]
Pinterest drops its IPO filing
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:25:06 +0000
The visual search engine will go public on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "PINS."
Zoom, a profitable unicorn, files to go public
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:20:58 +0000
Zoom posted $330 million in revenue in the year ending January 31, 2019, a remarkable 2x increase year-over-year