Trucking startup Convoy, which was co-founded by former Amazon exec Dan Lewis and uses a mobile app to match truck drivers with shippers, raised $400 billion in a VC round co-led by Al Gore's sustainable investment firm.
DoorDash is among SoftBank's big bets out of its Vision Fund and one the Japanese conglomerate needs to pay off handsomely after the recent disaster at WeWork, which withdrew its IPO in September, and the ongoing public market struggles at Uber.
Visa has made a strategic investment in LISNR, a start-up that is using ultrasound technology for mobile payments. The investment comes at a time when technology giants are pushing their own transaction services, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
Homebuilding companies like Lennar have been working with real estate apps to spur buying and selling of houses. It's a growing business for cash-for-homes app Opendoor, which recently signed on two more builders: Gehan Homes and Century Communities.
Drone start-up Zipline is testing medical supply flights with the U.S. Department of Defense for use in military conflict zones and disaster relief efforts.
SoftBank will take control of WeWork after the deal is announced.
A year ago WeWork boasted about being the largest private office tenant in Manhattan. That could make a potential bankruptcy particularly ugly.
Airbnb's losses doubled year over year in the first quarter to $306 million as it ramped up marketing spend.
Location data reveals that the introduction of Burger King's meat-alternative patties increased traffic at the global fast-food franchise.
WeWork's board will examine funding proposals led by SoftBank and J.P. Morgan in the coming days and could make a decision by the end of the week, sources say.
Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown said other companies offering plant-based meat alternatives make products that "suck," in an interview with Food Dive.
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel on Friday said he expects it will be 10 years before consumers widely adopt augmented-reality smart glasses.
Peloton is the first company to make cycles and treadmills equipped with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes remotely.
Bed-in-a-box start-up Casper has reached a $1 billion valuation by shaking up the online sales of the mattress industry. But its push into sleep health and a deal with edibles company Plus and John Legend for CBD gummies is no gimmick.
TransferWise posted an annual net profit of £10.3 million on revenues of £179 million.
The web security company started trading on Wednesday under the ticker "NET."
The enterprise cloud company beat analyst expectations on revenue and provided strong guidance for the next quarter and full fiscal year.
The world's most valuable fintech company is moving into a new area of banking: loans.
Online real estate start-ups like Opendoor, Redfin and Zillow want to own more of the homebuying and -selling process. Opendoor, which makes instant offers to buy houses from homeowners, just acquired title and escrow company OS National.
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President Obama said technology has increased inequality and made available so much information that people don't know what to believe.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Trump appeared at the Austin facility where the Mac Pro is being assembled as the company seeks tariff relief.
The beleaguered office-sharing start-up is laying off employees in an attempt to right-size the business.