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Byju's buys Osmo for $120M to add blended learning to its $4B digital education business

BYJU'S BUYS OSMO FOR $120M TO ADD BLENDED LEARNING TO ITS $4B DIGITAL EDUCATION BUSINESS

Weeks after it raised a massive $540 million funding round , Indian education unicorn Byju's is on the M&A path. The company announced...

 
 
 
Sears set to stay open after last ditch bid prevents liquidation, sending shares surging

SEARS SET TO STAY OPEN AFTER LAST DITCH BID PREVENTS LIQUIDATION, SENDING SHARES SURGING

126-year-old retailer Sears has grabbed a lifeline after billionaire hedge-fund manager Edward Lampert won a bankruptcy auction. The...

Trump Touts Benefits of Wall Technology: '77 Major or Significant Walls Built Around the World'

TRUMP TOUTS BENEFITS OF WALL TECHNOLOGY: '77 MAJOR OR SIGNIFICANT WALLS BUILT AROUND THE WORLD'

As a record government shut down enters its 26th day over border wall funding, President Donald Trump sought to remind his Twitter...

 
 
 
Sears avoids liquidation as Eddie Lampert wins bankruptcy auction

SEARS AVOIDS LIQUIDATION AS EDDIE LAMPERT WINS BANKRUPTCY AUCTION

Sears chairman Eddie Lampert has reportedly won a bankruptcy auction to keep the 126-year-old retailer from liquidating. Lampert's...

Pokémon Go dev raises $245 million in funding

POKÉMON GO DEV RAISES $245 MILLION IN FUNDING

Niantic now has a valuation of nearly $4 billion. The company is going to use the money to expand its Real World Platform for developers.

 
 
 
Veeam raises $500 million to grow its data management platform globally

VEEAM RAISES $500 MILLION TO GROW ITS DATA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM GLOBALLY

Veeam, a data management company specializing in backup and recovery services for enterprises, has raised $500 million in its first...

Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup PagerDuty has confidentially filed for an IPO but because of the shutdown no one can review its prospectus

ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ-BACKED STARTUP PAGERDUTY HAS CONFIDENTIALLY FILED FOR AN IPO BUT BECAUSE OF THE SHUTDOWN NO ONE CAN REVIEW ITS PROSPECTUS

PagerDuty, an IT incident response startup, has reportedly filed confidentially for an IPO. PagerDuty was last valued at $1.3 billion...

 
 
 
Tabletop games continue to succeed on Kickstarter as video games fall behind

TABLETOP GAMES CONTINUE TO SUCCEED ON KICKSTARTER AS VIDEO GAMES FALL BEHIND

It looks as though tabletop games dominated Kickstarter in 2018, while successfully funded video game campaigns have declined. ...

 
 
 
With $261 million raise, cloud data management company Rubrik hits $3.3 billion valuation

WITH $261 MILLION RAISE, CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT COMPANY RUBRIK HITS $3.3 BILLION VALUATION

Data management platform Rubrik has raised $261 million in a series E round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures, Lightspeed Venture...

Smartsheet acquires Slope to help creatives collaborate

SMARTSHEET ACQUIRES SLOPE TO HELP CREATIVES COLLABORATE

Smartsheet , the project management and collaboration tool that went public last April , announced the acquisition of Seattle-based...

 
 
 
Some of the $107 million in donations Trump's inaugural committee received were reportedly spent in odd ways

SOME OF THE $107 MILLION IN DONATIONS TRUMP'S INAUGURAL COMMITTEE RECEIVED WERE REPORTEDLY SPENT IN ODD WAYS

President Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017 drew more than $100 million in donations, $1.5 million of which was spent on the Trump...

Austin's Localeur, Millennial-Focused Travel Startup, Hits 100 Cities

AUSTIN'S LOCALEUR, MILLENNIAL-FOCUSED TRAVEL STARTUP, HITS 100 CITIES

Austin -Localeur, a travel recommendation startup , is celebrating its fifth anniversary by announcing its 100th city. The Austin startup...

 
 
 
Morgan Stanley predicts when Netflix will stop burning money and start generating billions in positive free cash flow

MORGAN STANLEY PREDICTS WHEN NETFLIX WILL STOP BURNING MONEY AND START GENERATING BILLIONS IN POSITIVE FREE CASH FLOW

Netflix's negative free cash flow, which reached a high of $3 billion in 2018, has been one of the few sources of worry for Wall Street...

Digital First Media is reportedly planning to make an offer to buy USA Today publisher Gannett

DIGITAL FIRST MEDIA IS REPORTEDLY PLANNING TO MAKE AN OFFER TO BUY USA TODAY PUBLISHER GANNETT

Media News Group Enterprises , better known as Digital First Media, is reportedly planning to make an offer to buy USA Today publisher...

 
 
 
Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules In 13 States

JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP BIRTH CONTROL COVERAGE RULES IN 13 STATES

California and the other states argue that women would be forced to turn to state-funded programs for birth control and experience...

Chicago-based telemedicine provider raises $6.5 million

CHICAGO-BASED TELEMEDICINE PROVIDER RAISES $6.5 MILLION

The First Stop Health funding round was led by Morningstar Chairman and Founder Joe Mansueto and Rich Gallun, the co-founder of employee...

 
 
 
Charity Event Awesome Games Done Quick Raises Over $2.3 Million

CHARITY EVENT AWESOME GAMES DONE QUICK RAISES OVER $2.3 MILLION

Awesome Games Done Quick , the annual speedrunning event that raises funds for charity, raised over $2.3 million this year for the...

Republican lawmakers say Trump isn't backing down on the longest shutdown, instead pointing finger at Democrats

REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS SAY TRUMP ISN'T BACKING DOWN ON THE LONGEST SHUTDOWN, INSTEAD POINTING FINGER AT DEMOCRATS

Top Republican lawmakers created an image of an unwavering Trump in comments over multiple television appearances Sunday morning amid...