Oct 28, 2021: The Information’s Creator Economy Summit

Mahira Dayal

Reporting Intern

Mahira Dayal is a reporting intern at The Information in New York City. She graduated from Columbia University with a master’s degree in data journalism and previously wrote about startups at Dorm Room Fund, a student-run venture capital firm backed by First Round Capital. Mahira graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2020 with a degree in environmental economics. She is originally from New Delhi, India. You can follow her on Twitter at @mahiradayal or email her at [email protected]

Creator Tori Dunlap. Photo: Sarah Wolfe.

Mindbody to Buy $1 Billion-Valuation ClassPass

Oct. 13, 2021 · 11:05 AM PDT
The companies say demand has rebounded from pre-pandemic levels as people return to gyms.

Coinbase, Compound Reveal Glitches With Customer Accounts

Oct. 1, 2021 · 3:39 PM PDT
This is one of many recent crypto-mishaps.

Google Scraps Plans for Checking Accounts

Oct. 1, 2021 · 12:11 PM PDT
Google had planned to work with larger banks like Citigroup and digital banks like BM Technologies (previously BankMobile) and Green Dot.

SoftBank Values Startup Andela at $1.5 Billion in New Funding

Sept. 29, 2021 · 3:15 PM PDT
The new investment makes Andela the latest tech startup founded in Africa to be valued at more than $1 billion

YouTube Bans False Claims About Any Approved Vaccine

Sept. 29, 2021 · 2:19 PM PDT
The company acknowledged that undertaking such censorship is inherently fraught because “scientific understanding evolves as new research emerges.”

Ozy Media Faces FBI Probe After Investor Call

Sept. 27, 2021 · 11:57 AM PDT
A co-founder of Ozy allegedly impersonated a top YouTube executive on a conference call with Goldman Sachs in February.

Huawei Finance Chief to be Freed After Deal with U.S. Prosecutors

Sept. 24, 2021 · 10:26 AM PDT
The three year confinement in Canada of Meng Wanzhou symbolized tensions between the U.S. and China over Huawei.

Instagram Researchers Found App Harmed Teen Girl Users’ Mental Health

Sept. 14, 2021 · 12:05 PM PDT
Company documents highlight executives’ awareness over body image problems tied to app.