Discord, the chat platform popular with gamers and GenZ, is reportedly raising $500 million of new funding at a $15 billion valuation months after acquisition talks with Microsoft fell apart. The company’s new round will be led by Dragoneer and involve existing investors, according to a Bloomberg report citing people familiar with the matter. The pandemic has brought new attention to...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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