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Stripe Hires Law Firm in Preparation for Public Listing

Stripe has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as a legal advisor on its public listing, according to a Reuters report. The move represents the $95 billion payments company’s first official step toward its long-awaited initial public offering or direct listing. A spokesperson for Stripe declined to comment. Founded in 2009, San Francisco-based Stripe raised $600 million in March at...

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VC Firm Torch Capital Raises Second $200 Million Fund
Torch Capital founder Jon Keidan. Photo courtesy of Torch
Torch Capital, an early-stage venture firm, raised $200 million for its second fund, The Information is first to report. The New York-based firm, which has $400 million in assets under management, has backed startups including investing platform Acorns, real estate company Compass and salad chain Sweetgreen. Its creator economy investments include Kyra, a video content studio that connects...
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Coupa Cafe in Palo Alto. Buck’s of Woodside. The Creamery in SoMa (RIP). Silicon Valley’s coffee shops have undoubtedly seen more dealmaking than any one fancy office building or members’ club.