Amazon has signed “Atlanta” star Donald Glover for an eight-figure multi-year deal to produce content for its Amazon Prime Video service, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The deal for such big-name talent is the kind that Netflix frequently does but it is less common at Amazon. It may be a sign of how the company is hoping to invest more in Prime Video. Under the terms of the deal, Glover...
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I remember my jaw dropping last year when The Information’s Juro Osawa reported that Sequoia China was in talks to raise more than $8 billion in new funding from U.S. investors and others.I was baffled. I just couldn’t imagine that Sequoia, which had picked a slew of winners in the U.S. and China ranging from Google to Meituan, was going to continue to draw such inflows from the U.S. to its...
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