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Food-delivery startup Postmates is expected to go public very soon, but that didn’t stop it from raising $225 million in new funding

GPI Capital led the round, which valued the startup at $2.4 billion. Postmates confidentially filed to go public in February.
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.

Meet Ron Fisher, the SoftBank executive who awarded WeWork a $47 billion valuation months before it delayed its $10 billion IPO

Ron Fisher led Vision Fund's multiple investments in the coworking startup and is one of only six members of its board.
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.
David Katzman, CEO of SmileDirectClub stands with founders Jordan Katzman and Alex Fenkell as the company debuts its IPO at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York

Dispensed: A digital health IPO bust, Walmart’s push into healthcare, and an MIT project that didn’t live up to the hype

Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.

LinkedIn founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman apologizes for his role in rehabbing Jeffrey Epstein’s public image in 2015

The venture capital investor hosted a dinner with Epstein and several tech moguls in Palo Alto, California, in 2015.

MIT officials were aware of Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to the Media Lab as early as 2013, an independent investigation found

The disgraced financier had personally contributed to Ito's venture capital fund in addition to helping fund the MIT Media Lab.

The FBI is reportedly investigating Facebook board member Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm over allegations of ‘financial misconductR...

A Mithril spokesperson told Recode that the federal investigation is nothing more than "a foiled plot by a self-serving ex-employee."
Cannabis is the world's newest and most dynamic industry, borne out of close to a century of illicit trade.

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here’s everything you need to know about t...

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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.