Byju’s is the highest-valued edtech company that we can think of

TechCrunch published this video item, entitled “Byju’s is the highest-valued edtech company that we can think of” – below is their description. Full episode here: https://bit.ly/2Rexqfk Edtech stayed hot this week with Byju’s raising $500 million from Silver Lake. Founded back in 2011, Byju’s is the highest-valued edtech company that we can think of, now … Read more Byju’s is the highest-valued edtech company that we can think of

Silver Lake’s Global Blue in ‘Sweet Spot’ for Fintech, Far Point CEO Says

Jan.16 — Thomas Farley, Far Point Acquisition Corp. chief executive officer and former New York Stock Exchange president, discusses activist investor Dan Loeb, Chinese tycoon Jack Ma and Silver Lake joining forces to bet on the business of luxury shoppers’ tax refunds. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn, Sonali Basak and Guy Johnson on “Bloomberg … Read more Silver Lake’s Global Blue in ‘Sweet Spot’ for Fintech, Far Point CEO Says

Dell’s Debt Among Potential Reasons for Going Public Again

Michael Dell is returning his namesake technology company back to public markets, less than five years after the firm went private following his $25 billion buyout with private equity firm Silver Lake. Company debt and the recently enacted tax law’s interest rate deduction restrictions are some of the possible reasons for Dell’s decision, according to … Read more Dell’s Debt Among Potential Reasons for Going Public Again

Internet: Groupon Completes $950 million Round of Financing

Groupon, the international local deals website, has raised $950 million in financing from a raft of investors. The financing consists of several venture capital firms and late-stage investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, DST, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Maverick Capital, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures. Allen & Company LLC acted as … Read more Internet: Groupon Completes $950 million Round of Financing