Category: staying

Why Notion is staying small as its valuation gets bigger
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Why Notion is staying small as its valuation gets bigger

Work tools startup Notion, which recently reached a reported $800 million valuation, isn’t on the verge of a big SoftBank round. In fact, COO Akshay Kothari says the startup has “never felt like if we had more money we could grow faster.” The company, centered around an app that helps non-developers build collaboration tools, has…

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Weak Six: Fans Still Staying Home Leaving Empty Seats
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Weak Six: Fans Still Staying Home Leaving Empty Seats

AP Photo/Dave Einsel It is Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season and fans are still seeing plenty of empty seats in stadiums all around the country. As the Denver Broncos welcomed the Tennessee Titans at Empower Field at Mile High on Sunday, some saw too many empty seats: @Andy_Lindahl here is my crowd report…a…

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Startups ‘are staying private way too long’ says Salesforce founder Marc Benioff
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Startups ‘are staying private way too long’ says Salesforce founder Marc Benioff

“What public markets do is indeed the great reckoning. But it cleanses [a] company of all of the bad stuff that they have.” That’s Salesforce founder and chief executive officer Marc Benioff talking about the benefits of public markets. It’s something that private companies seem to be ignoring in the go-go days of the current…

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With a new $800M fund, Oak HC/FT is staying true to its name
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With a new $800M fund, Oak HC/FT is staying true to its name

Five years ago a venture capital fund spun-out of Oak Investment Partners focused exclusively on healthcare and fintech. Naturally, the trio behind the new fund called themselves Oak HC/FT, a nod to the two industries they felt weren’t receiving enough investment. Now on its third fund, an $800 million vehicle announced this morning, general partners…

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