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‘Forget the past three years’

Eugene Zhang, founding partner of Silicon Valley VC firm TSVC Spencer Greene, general partner of TSVC Courtesy: TSVC Eugene Zhang, a veteran Silicon Valley investor, recalls the exact moment the market for young startups peaked this year. The firehose of money from venture capital firms, hedge funds and wealthy families …

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SoftBank sells entire stake in Uber as Vision Fund losses mount

SoftBank on Monday disclosed that it sold its remaining stake in U.S. ride-hailing giant Uber as the Japanese conglomerate looks to raise cash amid mounting losses at its investment unit. The move comes after SoftBank’s Vision Fund, its technology investment vehicle, reported a 2.93 trillion Japanese yen ($21.68 billion) loss …

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Uber and Lyft stocks had their best week ever

Air travelers wait in the ride share lot near a sign for Uber at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on August 20, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images Shares of gig economy companies Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Airbnb popped this week after the companies posted quarterly …

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Airbnb (ABNB) earnings Q2 2022

Brian Chesky, CEO and Co-founder of Airbnb Mike Segar | Reuters Airbnb beat Wall Street estimates for earnings and posted revenue that was in line with estimates for the second quarter. The company also announced a $2 billion share buyback program. Shares were down about 9% after hours, despite what appeared …

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Uber earnings Q2 2022

Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., speaks during an interview in San Francisco, on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Uber reported a second-quarter loss on Tuesday but beat analyst estimates for revenue. Shares of Uber popped 10% in premarket trading. …

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Amazon launches same-day delivery from some brick-and-mortar retail brands

An Amazon delivery worker pulls a delivery cart full of packages during its annual Prime Day promotion in New York City, June 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Amazon said Monday it’s adding a handful of brick-and-mortar retail brands to its same-day delivery offering for Prime members. To start, Amazon …

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Uber will let drivers choose the trips they want to take

Uber app on a smart phone. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images Uber announced a series of new features Friday aimed at enhancing driver experiences on the ridesharing app as drivers continue to contend with high gas prices and inflation rates. Drivers across the U.S. will be able to …

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Why CEO Mary Barra is confident GM can beat Tesla in electric vehicles

GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra addresses investors Oct. 6, 2021 at the GM Tech Center in Warren, Michigan. Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors DETROIT — In September 2017, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and her top executives visited the automaker’s design dome, considered hallowed ground within the …

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Uber updates grocery delivery service with after-hours ordering, more

Uber Eats workers wait for orders in central Kiev, Ukraine July 31, 2019. Valentyn Ogirenko | Reuters Uber announced the most comprehensive update to its grocery delivery service on Thursday since its initial launch in 2020, introducing a series of new features that aim to make the experience more convenient …

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Uber sued by more than 500 women over sexual assault claims

An iPhone displays the Uber ride-hailing app on 26 September 2017, in Hong Kong. studioEAST | Getty Images Uber is being sued by more than 500 women who claim they were assaulted by drivers on the platform. The complaint, filed Wednesday, claims that “women passengers in multiple states were kidnapped, …

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