“Airbnb mafia” fund Wave Capital makes it official, closing its debut fund with $55 million

A couple of weeks ago, Airbnb announced some major changes to the ways that it compensates employees before it goes public. At least two former Airbnb employees and a longtime VC will be ready to fund those who leave when it does. They’ve been waiting on this moment since last summer, in fact.

Equifax slapped with UK’s maximum penalty over 2017 data breach

Credit rating giant Equifax has been issued with the maximum possible penalty by the UK’s data protection agency for last year’s massive data breach. Albeit, the fine is only £500,

Exhibit for free in Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin 2018

Disrupt Berlin 2018 takes place on 29-30 November, and we simply can’t wait to see you all there. We always get super stoked about Startup Alley, the Disrupt exhibition hall, where hundreds of innovative early-stage startups display the very latest tech products, platforms and services. Now,

Lime hits 11.5 million bike and scooter rides

Bike and scooter company Lime recently hit 11.5 million rides, a couple of months after it surpassed six million rides. This milestone comes just 14 months after Lime deployed its first bikes. Today, Lime is in more than 100 markets throughout the U.S. and Europe. Last December,

Liquid Telecom goes long on Africa’s startups as future clients

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa.

Jamie Burke to explain why you should still bet on the blockchain at Disrupt Berlin

Now that your cousin doesn’t ask you questions about bitcoin anymore, is it the end of all things blockchain? Maybe it just means that it’s time to think about innovating at the protocol level and come up with new use cases.

Curve, the all-your-cards-in-one app, adds ‘zero fees’ when spending abroad

Curve, the London fintech that lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card and app to make it easier to manage your spending, has always faced a slight awareness problem. Even though nobody else does what Curve does — the product is innovative on a multiple fronts,

Meituan-Dianping’s IPO off to a good start as shares climb 7% on debut

Meituan-Dianping (3690.HK) enjoyed a strong debut today in Hong Kong, a sign that investors are confident in the Tencent-backed company’s prospects despite its cash-burning growth strategy, heavy competition and a sluggish Hong Kong stock market. During morning trading,

Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

The former Tesla employee who was fired and then sued by the electric vehicle automaker has filed a formal whistleblower tip to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleging the company has misled investors and put its customers at risk. Martin Tripp has retained Meissner Associates,

Nurx raises $36 million and adds Chelsea Clinton to its board of directors

Telemedicine startup Nurx recently closed a $36 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins. As part of the investment, Kleiner Perkins General Partner Noah Knauf is joining the startup’s board of directors, along with and Chelsea Clinton . With this new funding,

Enterprise software investments may be tepid now, but they’re poised to engage

Logan Bartlett Contributor Share on Twitter Logan Bartlett is a vice president with Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor The SaaS Success Database Have we reached “peak software”?

为什么创业公司轻易不要碰路由

【编者按】本文主要观点来自业内资深人士老王,雷锋网编辑整理。 因为路由器是一个偏激的产品,所以这是一篇偏激的文章。

腾讯为何要做举报快播的带头大哥?

快播之死有了新解释,因快播公司对违法事实及处罚金额存在异议,提出听证申请,因2.

中国投资者获得的分红需交税但资本利得不用交税,为什么很少听说有上市公司回购股票的呢?

上市公司:融点钱多不容易,别让我掏往外掏钱好吧?证监会:分红一定要多掏现金——要对得起股民,对得起党国的信任。上市公司:分红掏了钱,就没钱回购股票了。证监会:没让你回购股票,瓜田李下的多麻烦。

Cat-Stalking Map Lets the Internet Know Where Your Kitty Lives

Hide your kids, hide your wife — hide your catsThere's a new data visualization project in town called "I Know Where Your Cat Lives." It crawls the Internet collecting metadata — specifically,

[视频]名导大卫·林奇让你见识什么叫林奇主义的冰桶挑战

日前,电影鬼才大卫·林奇接受了来自劳拉·邓恩和贾斯汀·塞洛克斯两位演员的冰桶挑战点名。

[组图]美国NASA庆贺中秋节:快看来自空间站的月亮

今天是中国传统的中秋节,佳节之际,就连美国航天局(NASA)也忍不住送出了祝福。为了庆贺中秋,NASA官方微博放出了一组来自空间站的月亮照片。

Twitter将于10月22日在旧金山举办年度移动开发者大会

Twitter宣布将举办名为“Flight”的新一届移动开发者大会。

为什么是外星人,而不是外星猫?

为什么外星智慧生物看起来很像人?抛开拍电影时节约成本等因素,如果外星人真的看起来像人,那可能有以下三个原因:泛种论、趋同演化或者两侧对称是大势所趋。

Google 发放独立的 Android 版 Messenger app

虽然 Google 已经有 Hangouts 这款即时通讯 app,不过他们果真如传闻一样,开发了又一款为短信而生的即时通讯 app,就名为 Messenger。这个 app 本已预载在 Android 5.0 Lollipop...

拳击键盘:Workout Computer

敲键盘为生的人,屁股可以把椅子坐穿。其中最具代表性的非程序猿莫属,椅子和键盘简直就是男/女朋友,久了也会腻.W […]

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