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LeBron's Blaze Pizza charts path to IPO with deliveries and a 500-store target

4 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Blaze Pizza, the restaurant chain backed by basketball star LeBron James, is expanding deliveries across the United States to take on Domino's and ready itself for an initial...
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Uber boasts of $50B in 2018 bookings ahead of IPO

Uber boasts of $50B in 2018 bookings ahead of IPO

4 days ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Uber Technologies Inc. had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament to the size and global reach of the company as...
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Uber keeps burning through money and its sales growth slows as it prepares for IPO

4 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Uber Technologies Inc., the ride-hailing giant that's preparing for an initial public offering this year, released its fourth-quarter financial results Friday, showing slowing...
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Uber's business slowed dramatically in the fourth quarter as it gears up for an IPO

Uber's business slowed dramatically in the fourth quarter as it gears up for an IPO

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Uber's loss dropped to $370 million last year from $4.5 billion in 2017, the company reported Friday. But its bottom line was boosted by the sale of two of businesses. And its...
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Uber posts $50 billion in annual bookings as profit remains elusive ahead of IPO

4 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Uber Technologies Inc had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament to the size and global reach of the company as...
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New Goldman Sachs research suggests companies are better off skipping IPOs and staying private - a rare development that's preceded both the financial crisis and tech bubble

New Goldman Sachs research suggests companies are better off skipping IPOs and staying private - a rare development that's preceded both the financial crisis and tech bubble

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

In a sweeping new report on the state of venture capital, Goldman Sachs analysts revealed new findings about the performance of private and public markets. The firm found that...
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Lyft's strategy to compete with Uber on IPO

4 days ago   |   Reuters

As the two biggest ride hailing apps Uber and Lyft race to debut on the stock market this year, sources tell Reuters the much smaller Lyft is planning to pitch itself to...
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Lyft to woo investors with fast U.S. growth in IPO race with Uber

4 days ago   |   Reuters

Lyft Inc will pitch investors on its fast growth in the United States as it seeks to beat out Uber Technologies Inc to become the first publicly listed ride-hailing company...
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Virgin Trains USA stops plans for IPO

5 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The company that is building a passenger rail service from South Florida to Orlando is stopping its plan to go public. Virgin Trains USA said this week it wouldn't go...
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A $115 million short trade on Dutch tech unicorn Adyen is the latest hedge-fund bet against Europe's IPO darlings

A $115 million short trade on Dutch tech unicorn Adyen is the latest hedge-fund bet against Europe's IPO darlings

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Maplelane Capital is making a $115 million bearish bet on one of Europe's newest tech darlings - Dutch payment company Adyen. It's part of a trend where more hedge funds have...
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Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Manny Machado is about to be a very rich man - one of the richest players in sports history after agreeing to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. The... Read more ...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun crosshairs

A federal judge has ordered Trump confidant Roger Stone to appear in court to address an Instagram post featuring a photo of the judge with what appears to be the crosshairs of... Read more ...

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Police in North Carolina are looking for the people responsible for placing razor blades under the handles of shopping carts at a Walmart, injuring at least one person. Read more ...

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Newcomb was the first MLB player to win the Rookie of the Year, MVP and Cy Young awards. Read more ...

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

A model called out the brand's extremely "offensive" piece after walking show. Read more ...

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Police want to know who spray-painted ” MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II. Read more ...

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix finally killed off the last of its Marvel shows. Read more ...

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Roger Stone has apologized for the Instagram post that appeared to show crosshairs near the head of the federal judge who is presiding over his prosecution, but now he has to... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced he's running for president in 2020. Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign made him a household name, despite the fact he ultimately lost... Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...