Startups of the Stars

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37
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Deals 2018 Q3
1 investment
2 acquisitions
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TechCrunch

Airbnb hosts offer free housing to evacuees displaced by California wildfires

Forbes

Brian Armstrong, CEO of Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase, Becomes A Billionaire

Quartz

The former CEO of Zenefits is taking another crack at HR tech

TNW

Facebook and Airbnb revise sexual harassment policies after Google protests

Re/code

Airbnb is donating $5 million toward helping the homeless in San Francisco

The Verge

eBay and Airbnb will end mandatory arbitration for sexual harassment claims

TechCrunch , The Verge

Airbnb ends forced arbitration days after Google, Facebook did the same

Quartz

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is taking a stand against “hustle porn”

Quartz

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian says men are unhealthy, insecure, and paralyzed by patriarchy

Business Insider

I tried Casper's $35 pillow that's designed to help you sleep anywhere— here's what it's like

Robotics
CoinDesk

Coinbase Users Can Now Buy and Sell Brave's Basic Attention Token

Payments
TechCrunch

SF fines two landlords $2.25 million for illegal Airbnb rentals

Travel Legal City life
Acquisition
AlleyWatch

Reservation Tech Platform Reserve Acquired by Competitor Resy

TechCrunch

Fortnight’s funding royale, China struggles, and Coinbase gets a boost to $8 billion

$300,000,000 Venture capital (Series E)
Startup World , FinSMEs , SiliconANGLE Media

Coinbase Raises $300m At $8bn Valuation

Deals
Quartz

It’s not an Airbnb, and it’s not a boutique hotel—this travel startup wants to be both

Travel
Mashable

Crypto exchange Coinbase is now valued at $8 billion after a big funding boost

Funding Payments
TechCrunch , Mashable

Coinbase is now worth more than all but three cryptocurrencies

Payments Stock markets
Wired UK

How Reddit's r/funny mods weed out meme-slinging Russian trolls

Communities
PE Hub

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase racks up $300 mln Series E

Data leaks