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Meet Juul, the $15 Billion E-Cig Startup with an Identity Crisis

In a recent fundraising round, e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. raised $650 million, which values the rapidly-growing, yet still-controver.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

A $15 billion e-cig startup that’s taking over the US is moving into London

Pax Labs Silicon Valley e-cig startup Juul Labs is bursting at the seams. On the heels of a $15 billion valuation, the company is rapidly expanding in the US and opening the doors to it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018

Juul Funding Round Values E-Cig Startup at $15 Billion

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs has raised $650 million as part of a fundraising round that seeks to raise $1.25 billion to fund the company’s rapid expansion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: E-cigarette startup Juul raises $650 million in funding, at $15 billion valuation

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. has raised $650 million as part of a fundraising round that values the fast-growing but controversial startup at about $15 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

A vape pen startup that’s taking over America is speeding toward its goal of raising $1.2 billion, despite safety concerns

Pax Labs A vape pen startup that's been taking over America made a splash last week with news that it was raising $1.2 billion for an overseas expansion. The company, Juul Labs, is moving quickly toward that goal, having closed on $650 million.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

Flexible workplace innovator Convene secures $152 million

Competing with WeWork isn't easy. As of June, the New York-based company is looking to raise new funds at a valuation of $35 billion. However, another local startup has managed to carve out its own identity — with a unique spin — on the offi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

E-Cigarette Maker Juul Is Said to Seek $1.2 Billion in Funding

Juul plans to use the influx of cash to expand internationally. Juul Labs Inc., a startup that makes electronic cigarettes, is raising $1.2 billion in a financing round that would value the company at $.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 30th, 2018

The billion-dollar healthcare unicorns you should be watching in 2018

Courtesy Indigo AgricultureIt's a good time to be a healthcare or biotech startup.  In the first half of 2018, healthcare sta.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 33 min. ago

SoftBank"s Vision Fund to invest $1 billion in China AI startup: Bloomberg

SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund is seeking to invest almost $1 billion in SenseTime Group Ltd, a Chinese facial recognition technology developer, Bloomberg reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 20th, 2018

Airbus Deal Brings Battle With Boeing to Small-Plane Market

Airbus secured a $5.5 billion order for its new jetliner, the A220, with a U.S. startup carrier, ramping up the pressure in the small-jet market that Boeing hopes to enter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

Airbus Deal Brings Battle With Boeing to Small Plane Market

Airbus secured a $5.5 billion order for its new jetliner, the A220, with a U.S. startup carrier, ramping up the pressure in the small-jet market that Boeing hopes to enter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

Construction technology is catnip for investors

During the first half of 2018, venture capital firms invested a record $1.05 billion in construction technology startup companies, or nearly 30% more than during the same period in 2017, according to a new report from JLL. Since 2009, VCs have funde.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 17th, 2018

Top European investors are betting the crazy $3 billion US scooter trend will go global

Lime The buzziest startup idea in the US right now involves dumping hundreds of dockless scooters in a city .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2018

Meet the startup Traci Des Jardins, Thomas Keller are banking on to help ease restaurant staffing woes

The online staffing marketplace works with well-known San Francisco eateries like Delfina, Lazy Bear, Mixt and The Slanted Door. It connects restaurant operators with workers who are hired on a temporary or freelance basis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Don"t repair Housing Authority projects—replace them

New York City Housing Authority projects are based on a structurally flawed financial model that doesn’t work in practice. The latest reported crisis, nearly $32 billion in repair and capital... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 12th, 2018

These are banned in some cities. The company is valued at $2B

Scooter rental startup Bird Rides is now valued at $2 billion after a recent $300 million funding round.....»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 10th, 2018

Mark Richardson on change in Panthers ownership

Mark Richardson knows what David Tepper is feeling this week. On Monday, Tepper closed on his $2.275 billion purchase of the Carolina Panthers, and on Tuesday, the hedge-fund billionaire is scheduled to meet the local media for his first press conf.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

Jeff Immelt joins board of Burlington-based Desktop Metal

Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt is joining the board of directors of Burlington-based Desktop Metal, a 3D-printing startup that last year reportedly achieved a billion-dollar valuation. Desktop Metal believes its technology, which is als.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2018

The product is banned in some cities. The company is valued at $2 billion

Scooter rental startup Bird Rides is now valued at $2 billion after a recent $300 million funding round, according to a source close to the matter......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 9th, 2018

Electric scooter company Bird now valued at $2 billion

Scooter rental startup Bird Rides is now valued at $2 billion after a recent $300 million funding round, according to a source close to the matter......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 9th, 2018

The hi-tech plans to crack China"s egg market

To meet demand, China's chickens will need to lay a billion eggs a day. As Scarlett Cvitanovich reports, the world's biggest hatchery is part of the country's rapidly modernising supply chain......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 9th, 2018