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Brock Pierce of Blockchain Capital talks about the advantages of initial coin offerings (ICOs), that are expected to raise $600 million this year.
Rubin's Essential Products was planning to release a new high-end smartphone this spring, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The San-Francisco software company raised money from investors like Salesforce Ventures and Lightspeed Ventures Partners.
Accelerator Phandeeyar is giving start-ups in Myanmar the resources to engage the country's growing number of smartphone users. Akiko Fujita reports.
Lockheed, which has a $100M fund, is targeting two to four investments a year.
The venture capitalist tells CNBC he invested in their new company to build the next generation chip.
Stewart Butterfield, Slack co-founder & CEO, talks about the growing competition in messaging companies.
Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital founder, talks about the controversy around Uber and other startups and the steps they should take to rebound after missteps.
Rippling helps start-ups with staff onboarding, The Wall Street Journal reported.
"I think they are going to find whatever their place is with their consumers," said Christina Norman, a former MTV executive.
"If you hear these things, you should think fraud, and you should run away as fast as you can," Peter Thiel says.
"To be perfectly honest, I don't want to work with someone who did well in that environment," Leslie Miley, on leave from Slack, told The Guardian.
A series of missteps has left the company doing damage control.
This is a venture capital company and under most circumstances it wouldn't be public, says Alan Patricof, Greycroft co-founder, sharing his outlook on Snap and discussing its valuation. What I'm most upset about it the no vote, says Patricof.
The spike comes the day after the Snapchat parent closed up 44% on its first day as a public company.
A high school in Mountain View, California, has made millions from Snap’s IPO less than four years after investing $15,000.
"I think it insulates them in a way that allows them to do as many dumb things as smart things," tech investor Roger McNamee told CNBC.
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel recognizes that investors have been asking if Snapchat is the "next Facebook," the LA Times reported.
More than 200 million shares — the entire size of the offering — changed hands over the course of the day.
The company's stock is scheduled to start trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.
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