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Startups, funding and venture capitalLoadsmart raises $90M to further consolidate its one-stop freight and logistics platform — Loadsmart offers booking for freight transportation across land, rail and through ports, all from a single online portal.

Some really colossal winners among founders, and several venture firms walking home with billions of dollars in capital.

The company is backed by venture capital firms DST Global, Founders Fund, Formation8 Partners and GGV Capital.

USA Network and Bravo, which have jumpstarted the careers of Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian and Bethenny Frankel of the “Real Housewives” franchise, who have gone on to successful brand ventures.

The discount by Apple is unlikely to affect its revenue significantly, according to Gene Munster, an analyst for Loup Ventures, a venture capital firm.

On Wednesday, venture capitalists such as General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, and Arbor Ventures injected $175 million in Series A funding into Heyday, a company that acquires and incubates companies that sell products on Amazon.

We’ve looked to venture capital as our primary funding source, but we’ve raised in a fairly nontraditional way.

While the name rings loud in venture circles, he has, in many ways, remained low-key—and his website looks straight out of the 2000s.

There seems to be a new trend around “solo capitalists”—single-person “venture firms” that are able to write checks faster than their traditional counterparts.

Last year, as Nio’s cash flow entered dire straits, it signed a $1 billion joint venture agreement with a state-owned enterprise to produce down-market cars.


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