• Salad Chain Sweetgreen Aims to Become a Unicorn Through Fidelity-Led Investment

    25 days ago - By Fortune

    Sweetgreen, a fast-casual salad chain, is hoping to join the recent herd of mostly tech-focused startups that have raised big money in private rounds at valuations of $1 billion or more.
    The company is nearing a $200 million investment, led by Fidelity Investments, that would value it above $1 billion, CNBC reported Friday.
    Founded in Washington, DC, in 2007, Sweetgreen relocated its headquarters to Los Angeles in 2016, while expanding to nearly 90 restaurants from California to New York. To date, the company has raised $129 million in several venture rounds, according to...
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  • Epic, Maker of Fortnite, Raises $1.25 Billion

    25 days ago - By NY Times

    The creator of the wildly successful video game gained investment firms like KKR, plus the owner of the e-sports company Team Liquid as backers.
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  • 'Fortnite' creator Epic Games raises $1.25 bln from KKR, others

    25 days ago - By Reuters

    Epic Games, the creator of video game sensation "Fortnite", said on Friday it received $1.25 billion in funding from investors, including KKR & Co Inc , Iconiq Capital and Smash Ventures.
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  • The creators of 'Fortnite' just landed $1.25 billion in new investments, the largest ever financing round for a video game company

    25 days ago - By Chron

    "Fortnite:Battle Royale"/Epic Games
    "Fortnite" creator Epic Games has announced $1.25 billion in new funding from multiple investors.
    The announcement marks the largest ever investment in a video game company, according to PitchBook.
    "Fortnite" is the most popular video game in the world, with nearly 80 million players per month.
    The Unreal Engine, Epic's game design software suite, has been used by a variety of developers to create hundreds of games since 2001.
    Epic Games has announced $1.25 billion in new investments, the largest ever funding round for a video game company, according to...
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