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Peter Thiel’s stealth start-up Palantir has unlocked a new opportunity to sell to the US military as revenue tops $1 billion

From CNBC May 2019: Palantir — the Silicon Valley data analytics company co-founded by PayPal founder and Trump advisor Peter Thiel — has made the CNBC Disruptor 50 list for six years running. But this year was perhaps the most disruptive of all for the company, which has attracted $2.8 billion in funding, raising its valuation to $20.5 billion,[…]

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Fraud Disruption Technology making business Transparent

Pre IPO Swap 8/6/2019 — New York, NY — Pre IPO Swap has partnered with disruptive firm Transparent Business to tackle one of the biggest problems in Government and the Enterprise: Fraud and Overbilling.  As the world transforms from bricks and mortar to online and virtual, fraud and overbilling is a growing problem with few[…]

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Wish Raises Series H at $11.2B Valuation After Doubling Revenue in 2018

From Crunchbase News August 2019: Ecommerce startup Wish has reportedly raised $300 million in a confirmed Series H round led by General Atlantic. The financing boosts Wish’s valuation to $11.2 billion post-money compared to a valuation of $8.7 billion following itslast funding round in September 2017, according to General Atlantic. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily Axios’ Dan Primack reported the $300 million figure, which[…]

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Soft Bank Raises $108 Billion For Second Vision Fund

From Zero Hedge July, 2019: For a minute there, it looked like the investors who had helped finance Soft Bank’s original Vision Fund were finally beginning to question the strategy of paying exorbitant sums for stakes in Silicon Valley’s most popular unicorns. But, aside from a handful of embarrassing flops, the strategy appears to have[…]

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Fintech Startup MoneyLion Raises $100M Series C, ‘Nears Unicorn Status’

From Crunchbase News July, 2019: Mobile banking platform MoneyLion has raised a $100 million Series C funding round. The amount is more than double the $42 million raised in a Series B just 18 months ago. MoneyLion would not go on the record about its valuation, but sources claim it’s “near unicorn status.” MoneyLion has now raised a total of $227.5[…]

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Pre IPO Swap launches members area

PreIPOSwap.com (Crediblock.com  – New York, NY 7/14/2019 ) — PreIPOSwap.com has launched a members area, where users can open an account to see more detailed information.  Membership is completely free.  Features of the members area are: Receive updates and content before published on our public site Research tools for members only Access to future development[…]

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OYO Dominates As Startups Tackle India’s Hospitality Gaps

From Crunchbase News June 2019: Angel investor and entrepreneur Pankaj Jain said no to investing in hotel startup OYO, twice. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily Back then, OYO was just the ambitious idea of a 19-year-old entrepreneur, Ritesh Agarwal. Now, it’s India’s hotel startup market leader worth $5 billion, according to some reports. “So I’m basically[…]

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Flex Office Space Knotel Mushrooms In NYC; Expands 318% Worldwide

From Forbes December 2018: The company, which is headquartered in New York City and offers custom spaces to firms of 50 or more employees, more than tripled its global footprint this year. KNOTEL Flexible work-space provider Knotel is having a productive end of the year in New York City. It signed nine leases in Manhattan in the last[…]

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Meet The Few Silicon Valley Billionaires That Shunned Tech And Made Their Money In Real Estate

From Zero Hedge 6/8/2019: John Arrillaga and Richard Peery have made a name for themselves as the “Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard of Silicon Valley real estate,” according to Bloomberg. Despite the fact that they are little known outside of the Bay Area, the duo has been helping build Silicon Valley, as the region’s premier developers, for[…]

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India’s BigBasket Nets $150M As Grocery Delivery Heats Up

From Crunchbase 5/12/2019: Indian online grocer BigBasket has raised $150 million in a Series F that values the company at over $1 billion, according to various news reports. A group of investors, including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China’s Alibaba Group, led the round, which also included participation from London-based CDC Group. (We’ve put in an email to the company to confirm its[…]

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