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Mahira Dayal


Mahira Dayal is a reporter at The Information, covering the creator economy, startups and venture capital. She graduated from Columbia University in August 2021 with a master’s degree in data journalism and from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2020 with a degree in environmental economics. She is originally from New Delhi, India. You can find her on Twitter at @mahiradayal or email her at [email protected]

Climate Startups Raised $40 Billion Last Year

Jan. 28, 2022 · 7:34 PM PST
Funding battery and electric vehicle startups made up 40% of total investments.
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Spotify Partners With Stripe to Expand Podcasts

Jan. 25, 2022 · 3:40 PM PST
With Stripe, creators can accept payments in different currencies
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TikTok Is Testing Paid Subscriptions

Jan. 19, 2022 · 5:08 PM PST
Earlier Wednesday, rival Instagram rolled out a subscription feature for influencers.
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Instagram Will Focus on Video in 2022

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Apple Closes NYC Retail Stores Due to Covid-19 Surge

Dec. 27, 2021 · 4:49 PM PST
NYC stores are closed for customer browsing but will offer pickup for online orders
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TikTok Says School Violence Threats Didn’t Originate on App

Dec. 17, 2021 · 2:04 PM PST
TikTok says school violence threats didn't originate or circulate on the app.

Gopuff Raises $1.5 Billion in Convertible Debt

Dec. 16, 2021 · 12:08 PM PST
The delivery startup is raising $1.5 billion in a convertible note led by Guggenheim Partners.
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