Tag: venture capital firm

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A legendary venture-capital firm bought Airbnb shares for 1 cent each in 2009

December 11, 2020

Via: Markets Insider

Airbnb’s stock price more than doubled to about $145 on Thursday, valuing the home-rental platform at north of $85 billion on its first day of trading. One of the company’s earliest backers paid just one cent a share when it […]


Public, a would-be Pinterest of stock-buying apps, raises more cash

March 2, 2020

Via: Fortune

Investors looking to buy stocks with no commission have many options: Upstarts like Robinhood and SoFi and, in more recent months, traditional brokerages including Charles Schwab. But despite this crowded market, a startup backed by actor Will Smith and NFL […]