March 15, 2021

Mon. 03/15 – Stripe The Most Successful (Private) SV Startup Ever?

Stripe, by some measures, has become the most successful Silicon Valley startup of all time, with their recent raise. Airtable too has an impressively interesting raise. Facebook wants to find you a vaccine appointment. The US is looking to overhaul its cybersecurity missile shield. And checking in on the whole Jack Ma situation.

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Links:Stripe valuation soars to $95bn after latest fundraising (Financial Times)Airtable Tops $5.7 Billion Valuation On Growing Enterprise Sales And A Soaring Cloud Market (Forbes)Facebook aims to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 (CNET)Massive Facebook study on users’ doubt in vaccines finds a small group appears to play a big role in pushing the skepticism (Washington Post)White House Weighs New Cybersecurity Approach After Failure to Detect Hacks (NYTimes)China Lays Plans to Tame Tech Giant Alibaba (WSJ)Clubhouse announces accelerator program for creators on its platform (The Verge)


Stripe, by some measures, has become the most successful Silicon Valley startup of all time, with their recent raise. Airtable too has an impressively interesting raise. Facebook wants to find you a vaccine appointment. The US is looking to overhaul its cybersecurity missile shield. And checking in on the whole Jack Ma situation.

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