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Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup PagerDuty has confidentially filed for an IPO but because of the shutdown no one can review its prospectus

Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup PagerDuty has confidentially filed for an IPO but because of the shutdown no one can review its prospectus

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

PagerDuty, an IT incident response startup, has reportedly filed confidentially for an IPO. PagerDuty was last valued at $1.3 billion in funding round backed by Silicon Valley...
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South Boston condo development plan raises conflict of interest, nonprofit says

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A conservation group is demanding answers from the Massachusetts Port Authority and a development firm, citing a possible conflict of interest if the company is allowed to...
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The dealmaker behind one of the most active marijuana VCs breaks down how he picks what companies to invest in

The dealmaker behind one of the most active marijuana VCs breaks down how he picks what companies to invest in

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The dealmaker behind one of the most active marijuana venture capital funds describes his outlook for the industry in 2019. Canopy Rivers, the venture arm of Canopy Growth...
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Tilray is getting slammed as its IPO lock-up period expires. Here's what an IPO lock-up period means

Tilray is getting slammed as its IPO lock-up period expires. Here's what an IPO lock-up period means

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tilray plunged more than 10% Tuesday after its initial-public-offering lock-up period expired, allowing early investors to sell shares from its July public listing . IPO...
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Ball Fully in Precourt's Court to Make Austin's MLS Venture a Success

14 hours ago   |   SI

Anthony Precourt's MLS franchise in Austin will be fully independent of the Columbus Crew, and it's on him and his team to deliver a successful product with the fresh start in...
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The Technology 202: Venture capitalists balk at proposed export limits on AI, quantum computing

17 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Commerce Department could make it harder for start-ups to sell products abroad, they warn.
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Term Sheet - Tuesday, January 15

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

BAKKT UP Good morning, Term Sheet readers. While we're all obsessing over Bitcoin's price fluctuations, blockchain technology keeps advancing in its shadows. At least that's...
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A $72 billion Canadian investor is poised to start making venture capital bets in Silicon Valley

A $72 billion Canadian investor is poised to start making venture capital bets in Silicon Valley

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The C$95 billion Canadian pension fund OMERS is expanding into Silicon Valley to make venture investments in US startups . OMERS Ventures hired Michael Yang as a managing...
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Chinese Direct Investment in the U.S. Is Plummeting-and Likely to Fall Further

19 hours ago   |   Fortune

Chinese foreign direct investment in the U.S. totalled a paltry $4.8 billion last year, according to analysts at Rhodium Group. As the research outfit noted in a new analysis...
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$2 billion takeaway startup Deliveroo lost its CTO, chief people officer, and chief legal officer in a big reshuffle

$2 billion takeaway startup Deliveroo lost its CTO, chief people officer, and chief legal officer in a big reshuffle

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Food delivery startup Deliveroo has reshuffled its executive team as its chief technology officer, chief people officer, and chief legal officer depart. The company's new vice...
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...