Startups headquartered in the U.S. raised a record $140 billion in venture funding in the first half of the year, according to new data from Ernst & Young. That’s 91% of the $153 billion raised in all of last year. Global VC investment in the first half of the year also beat records, reaching $288 billion in the six-month period or $110 billion more than the total raised in the last six...
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What timing! No one could say they were surprised that Ben Silbermann is stepping down as CEO of Pinterest—that’s something we’ve expected for a while. After all, while he and his co-founder, Evan Sharp, built the business into a public company worth $13 billion—even after the stock plunge of recent months—Silbermann lately has been grappling with falling user numbers in the U.S. No, what is...
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