Chinese autonomous driving startup WeRide has raised $400 million in a funding round that valued the company at $4.4 billion including the new money, Chinese online news outlet LatePost reported . Investors in the funding round included U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group, German auto parts supplier Bosch, Chinese automaker GAC Group and China-Arab Investment Funds, according to the...
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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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