We looked inside some of the tweets by @KateClarkTweets and here's what we found interesting.
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New year, new job: After a wonderful experience (including a life-changing move to San Francisco), tomorrow will be my last day at @TechCrunch.
I’m joining @theinformation as a reporter on the same beat (early-stage startups & venture capital). 👩🏼💻
Galvanize to be acquired by education company K12 Inc. for $165M in cash, according to an email to shareholders; some shareholders won't get proceeds (@kateclarktweets / The Information)
Friday evening M&A scoop: Code school & co-working space @galvanize is selling for $165M. Common shareholders (i.e. current & former employees) are getting nothing. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/coding-bootcamp-galvanize-agrees-to-165-million-acquisition
I'm podcasting again! I chatted with @cityofthetown about @LambdaSchool for @theinformation's 411 Podcast. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/the-informations-411-initial-private-offering
Quibi CEO Meg Whitman Apologizes for Comparing Journalists to Sexual Predators #utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=social_bar&utm_content=bottom&utm_id=1203478925" target='_blank' rel="nofollow noopener norefferer">https://variety.com/2020/film/news/quibi-ceo-meg-whitman-apology-journalists-sexual-predators-1203478925/#utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=social_bar&utm_content=bottom&utm_id=1203478925 via @variety
Is being a Twitter "thought leader" good for VC deal flow? Like actually?
Goldman Sachs new board member diversity rule misses the mark https://techcrunch.com/2020/01/24/goldman-sachs-new-board-member-diversity-rule-misses-the-mark/ via @meganrosedickey
Today in you don’t understand my job.
Talked w @KateClarkTweets @theinformation about the increasing use of #ISAs as a way for students to finance #highered. I remain firm about the need for consumer protections, regardless of the education or training provider. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/lambda-schools-growing-pains-big-buzz-student-complaints
General Assembly (@GA) CEO @jakeschwartz on @LambdaSchool's growing pains: "I would guess this is going to get uglier, and more harmful to a lot of hopeful young students." https://www.theinformation.com/articles/lambda-schools-growing-pains-big-buzz-student-complaints
Noticing a lot of new VC funds crop up outside the major hubs already this year.
Don't Miss: Join @lessin and @timoreilly Friday @ 10:30 am PST for a live video call. The pair will discuss and debate their predictions for the next decade in tech.
Learn more and RSVP below. #tech #cloud #software #SocialMedia #VentureCapital https://www.theinformation.com/events/2030-predictions-debate?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=page
I think "post-seed" is the most unnecessary new VC term. Just say Series A or seed extension, if you must!
Really interesting profile from @KateClarkTweets about Lambda, which is trying to solve the student debt crisis and facing some backlash. CEO says turned down $100 million investment and may not need to raise more. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/lambda-schools-growing-pains-big-buzz-student-complaints
Exciting to see a first story from @KateClarkTweets in @theinformation, a scoop about fundraising discussions and student complaints about Lambda School, Silicon Valley's buzziest ed tech startup http://thein.fo/ba294282a3c2c538
I wrote about @LambdaSchool, Silicon Valley's buzziest 'edtech' startup: https://www.theinformation.com/articles/lambda-schools-growing-pains-big-buzz-student-complaints
Unicorns currently without women on their boards, according to Pitchbook:
BREAKING: 23andMe just laid off 100 employees to "right-size" the business, as sales of DNA tests are down.
CEO Anne Wojcicki said she's "surprised" and posited a few theories, including both recession and privacy fears. http://cnbc.com/2020/01/23/23andme-lays-off-100-people-ceo-anne-wojcicki-explains-why.html
EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley executives are asking banks to be clients ahead of their IPOs—pushing the boundaries of underwriting negotiations. To boot, the contracts—and $$—are kept secret well after.
@Priyasideas and I take you inside the bake-offs. https://www.theinformation.com/articles/quid-pro-ipo-software-tech-ipo-practice-raises-disclosure-questions?eu=09fd56b795316273425a&utm_content=article-4201&utm_campaign=article_email&utm_source=sg&utm_medium=email