• Data-analysis startup Looker thanks its happy customers for its ability to raise $103 million at a $1.6 billion valuation

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Looker, a business intelligence startup based in Santa Cruz, California, just raised $103 million in a series E funding round.
    Looker is now at unicorn status with a valuation of $1.6 billion, according to a person familiar with the company, with $280.5 million raised in total since it was founded in 2013.
    According to Looker CEO Frank Bien, the key to being able to attract investors was strong customer satisfaction.
    A Santa Cruz, California-based startup just became tech's newest unicorn.
    The six-year-old business intelligence company Looker just closed $103 million in a series E funding...
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  • Cryptocurrency index fund follows Warren Buffett's playbook, but with a $1 million bet against the S&P

    Cryptocurrency index fund follows Warren Buffett's playbook, but with a $1 million bet against the S&P

    8 days ago - By CNBC

    Morgan Creek Digital is betting $1 million that its cryptocurrency index fund will outperform the S&P 500 over the next 10 years.
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