• Black women are founding way more startups. So where's the funding?

    3 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    ProjectDiane's database recorded 227 startups this year, compared to 84 startups in 2016.
    According to a new report by ProjectDiane , a biennial study of black women entrepreneurs, the number of startups founded by black women has jumped by more than 2.5 times in just two years. ProjectDiane's database recorded 227 startups this year as compared to 84 startups in ProjectDiane's 2016 study , which rightly dubbed black women the “real unicorns of tech.”
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  • WeWork is looking to raise new funds at a $35 billion valuation, according to its major investor SoftBank

    WeWork is looking to raise new funds at a $35 billion valuation, according to its major investor SoftBank

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Office sharing company WeWork is looking to raise new funds at a valuation of $35 billion, according to an executive at SoftBank, which is a major WeWork investor.
    Rajeev Misra, who runs SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund, said the company would be worth $100 billion within the next few years.
    If WeWork manages to secure a new round of investment at that valuation, WeWork would overtake SpaceX and Airbnb to become the second most valuable startup in the world.
    WeWork, last said to be valued at $20 billion, is trying to counter talk of overvaluation by pointing to its expansion beyond...
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