• Hold the Donuts, Says Newly Named Dunkin'

    21 days ago - By NY Times

    The treats remain but they are not a part of the company's new “brand identity.” The shift is a nod to the chain's beverage sales, which make up 60 percent of its business.
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  • Despite new plans to turn Social Capital into a holding company, Chamath Palihapitiya was talking about raising money from outside investors for a fourth fund in late July, insiders say

    Despite new plans to turn Social Capital into a holding company, Chamath Palihapitiya was talking about raising money from outside investors for a fourth fund in late July, insiders say

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Social Capital co-founder Chamath Palihapitiya recently announced that his firm would turn into a holding company, and would not seek outside investment.
    Sources familiar with the matter say that Palihapitiya was talking about raising outside funding beginning in September 2018 as late as July of this year.
    Sources say that many of the firm's investors were unhappy, and that Palihapitiya had trouble fundraising.
    On Thursday of last week, Social Capital co-founder and early Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya published a Medium post outlining his firm's new ambitions. No longer would...
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