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SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son

The biggest backers of SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund are reportedly reconsidering their investments in the second one after Uber and WeWor...

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment poured $60 billion combined into SoftBank's first Vision Fund.
Peter Thiel

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions

The best pitch decks weave data, vision, and storytelling in a captivating presentation. Here are the decks that startups have used to get funded.
The microbiome testing company uBiome has come under scrutiny after an FBI raid.

Dispensed: uBiome gets dumped by CVS, Jeffrey Epstein’s wacky plan to sell DNA data, and 19 unicorn startups to watch

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly roundup of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news. In this week's letter: CVS dumps uBiome, Epstein's plan to sequence people's genomes, and key unicorn healthcare startups to watch.

Greylock partner Reid Hoffman goes all in on cryptocurrency in a new ‘Hamilton’-inspired rap battle

The LinkedIn founder is bullish on cryptocurrency even as public support for the technology has declined.
UBiome founders Zac Apte and Jessica Richman

Microbiome testing startup uBiome is the fourth largest startup to crash and burn in 2019. Here are the top 11 startups that have crumbled so far this...

Consumer robot maker Anki was the highest valued startup to go under so far in 2019, having raised more than $224 million in venture capital.

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then filed for bankruptcy ami...

uBiome's test promised insights into your health from a tiny sample of your poop. But problems are mounting for the startup.
Allbirds and Just Water teamed up to make two limited-edition styles, and all of the proceeds go to wildfire relief.

Allbirds collaborated with Just Water on limited-edition shoes and 100% of the proceeds support Amazon wildfire relief

B Corps Allbirds and Just Water teamed up to launch two limited-edition styles. All of the proceeds from the collaboration support wildfire relief.
Long before Mario was created, Nintendo sold hand-crafted Japanese playing cards.

9 of the biggest pivots in tech history, from Nintendo to Instagram

Most companies evolve slightly over the years. Companies like Nintendo, Instagram, and YouTube, however, made drastic, 180-degree turns.
John Foley

Peloton’s CEO once bragged on TV that the company was ‘weirdly profitable,’ but the startup’s IPO filing reveals years of loss...

According to financial documents made public Tuesday, the startup quadrupled its losses in the last year alone.
To use Hound Labs' device, someone blows into it for roughly a minute. Then, the device returns a positive or negative result for the presence of THC.

The startup behind the world’s first marijuana breathalyzer just raised a fresh $30 million and offered a glimpse at how the device works

The marijuana breathalyzer could help distinguish between people who've used cannabis legally in the past and people who are currently high.