Business and Economy

Amazon buys home WiFi company Eero

DoorDash raising $500M at $6B+ valuation

Delivery unicorn DoorDash is reportedly looking to raise another $500 million in funding at a valuation over $6 billion, with Singapore’s Temasek likely to lead the financing. The expected fundraise comes days after rival Postmates submitted initial paperwork for a planned public offering.

Amazon buys home WiFi company Eero

Amazon announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based eero, a provider of of WiFi systems for household use, for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2015, eero previously raised at least $90 million in venture financing.

Jobvite secures $200M, buys 3 companies

Recruiting platform Jobvite secured $200 million from software investor K1 Investment Management in a majority stake sale and is already apparently putting the money to work. The Silicon Valley company also announced that it has purchased three recruiting tech providers: Talemetry, RolePoint, and Canvas.

SaaS valuations revisit record highs

According to a key index, public software-as-a-service companies are once again worth around ten times their revenue as their share prices recover from December’s dips.

How to self-promote without seeming pompous

We all promote ourselves or our companies for one reason or another. When done correctly, self-promotion is an incredibly useful tool. Here are some things to consider next time you try.

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