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The 1 Company That Could Have an Astonishingly Bad Year -- and Still Be Valued at $60 Billion

The embattled startup could use a little more peace and quiet internally......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 7th, 2017

For-profit colleges Strayer, Capella to merge

For-profit schools Strayer and Capella have agreed to a merger valued at about $1.9 billion. The combined company will change its name to Strategic Education when the deal closes in the third quarter of next year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 30th, 2017

China market: 2Q17 online search services valued at CNY23.57 billion, says Analysys

In the China market, online search engines generated total revenues of CNY23.57 billion (US$3.44 billion) during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 25.6% on quarter and 12.2% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 3rd, 2017

China market: 2Q17 online search services valued at CNY23.57 billion, says Analysys International

In the China market, online search engines generated total revenues of CNY23.57 billion (US$3.44 billion) during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 25.6% on quarter and 12.2% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 3rd, 2017

Durham company bulks up executive suite as cancer therapy development moves forward

About a year-and-a-half after Precision BioSciences inked a cancer therapy deal with Baxalta, valued at up to $1.6 billion, and amid a continued expansion in space and headcount, the Durham-based company has recruited a chief development officer. Dav.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2017

Security startup Crowdstrike raises another $100 million, valued at almost $1 billion

CrowdstrikeCrowdstrike, the security startup best known for discovering that Russians were behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee, has raised yet another $100 million. The six-year-old company has now raised $256 million and is va.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2017

Steal These 4 Business Tips from Airbnb

Airbnb was valued at $31 billion this year. Want to create a similar future for your company? Here are four ways to get started......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 29th, 2017

Chinese Selfie App Meitu Cuts Losses, Aims for Expansion Abroad

Comparing itself with $27.5 billion-valued Snap, the company doesn't think it's being overvalued. Chinese photo app owner and mobile phone maker Meitu’s net loss last year was down by 24%, the company reported on Friday, in its first results si.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 24th, 2017

San Francisco"s Stripe sees valuation soar to $9.2B with latest funding

Stripe scored another $150 million in funding late last week at a valuation of about $9.2 billion, nearly double what investors said it was worth last year. The San Francisco payment technology company is the third-most highly valued company to emerge fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2016

BuzzFeed raised another $200 million from NBC at the same valuation it had last year

Business Insider BuzzFeed raised another $200 million from NBCUniversal, making the company's investment in BuzzFeed total $400 million, the companies announced on Monday. The round valued BuzzFeed at $1.5 billion, the same valuation it had last year, acc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2016

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Is Reportedly In Talks to Sell to Unilever

The companies are reportedly discussing a deal valued at over $1 billion. The Honest Company, the consumer packaged goods company co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, could soon be joining Unilever. The five-year-old company, which focuses on “g.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 16th, 2016

A startup worth over $1 billion had $83 million in revenue last year — and it just filed to go public

Coupa, a financial software company last valued at over $1 billion, has just filed to go public. The filing is the latest in what's turning out to be one of the slowest tech IPO market ever. Only 5 tech companies have gone public this year. Here's a quick.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

WALL STREET PAYDAY: Banks are going to make close to $100 million on one of the biggest deals of the year

Ian Bracegirdle/ShutterstockCanadian pipeline company Enbridge is buying Houston-based Spectra Energy, creating the largest energy infrastructure company in North America. The deal, valued at $43.1 billion, is the third biggest announced M&A transact.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2016

Disney to buy 21st Century Fox in a deal valued at $52.4 billion

Shares of 21st Century Fox Inc. rallied 1.0% in premarket trade Thursday, after the TV and film studio company .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2017

Saudi Aramco Ramps Up Spending to Over $40 Billion a Year

Saudi Arabian Oil Co. unveiled a plan to invest more than $40 billion a year in projects over the next decade, a significant expansion for the world’s largest energy company ahead of its expected public listing in 2018......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 12th, 2017

Mall Operator Westfield Agrees to Takeover Bid Valued at $16 Billion

Westfield, the Australia-based operator of shopping malls in the U.S., said it agreed to a takeover offer from European property company Unibail-Rodamco valuing it at $15.7 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 12th, 2017

Apple is buying Shazam for $400 million (AAPL)

Shazam Apple is reportedly buying Shazam, a music recognition app.  Apple is said to be paying $400 million for the company, which was last valued at $1 billion. Appl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2017

Apple is reportedly buying Shazam, a music recognition app last valued at $1 billion (AAPL)

Apple is reportedly buying Shazam, a music recognition app.  Apple is said to be paying $400 million for the company, which was last valued at $1 billion. Apple is rep.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2017

Chevron projects $18.3 billion spending budget, down 4 percent

Chevron Corp , the second largest U.S.-based oil producer, is budgeting $18.3 billion for capital projects next year, the company said on Wednesday, about 4 percent less than this year and lower for a fourth year in a row......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017

Home Depot sticks by outlook, buys back $15 billion in stock

Home Depot is sticking by its outlook for the year and will buy back $15 billion in company shares......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017

Guess who was hiring among the Unicorns?

Snapdeal may have had a tumultuous year but data from jobs site Indeed reveals that amongst the Indian unicorns, start-up companies valued at over $1 billion, Snapdeal led the pack in terms of job po........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 6th, 2017