The funding helps Zipline's valuation hit $2.75B. Here are the top-line bullets you need to know.
Digital delivery service companies have already seen funding quintuple since last year. Here are the top-line bullets you need to know.
Also discussed are silicon alternatives for EVs and construction tech exits.
Also covered are smart money deal trends, the VR industry, and on-demand startups.
Beijing-based Didi secures $4B from SoftBank and Mubadala to surpass Uber as the most well-funded VC-backed unicorn in the world.
With automakers vying for access to fresh tech and talent in autonomy, manufacturing, and beyond, we analyze the 5 most active OEMs in startup investment and M&A since 2014.
The $68B gorilla continues to expand globally in places like India and Brazil and is still chasing autonomous driving. However, it will have to stem its losses ahead of an eventual IPO, which may lead to rollbacks in contested regions like Southeast Asia.
Chinese ride-hailing unicorn Didi Chuxing received a $5.5B round last quarter, while other on-demand startups Go-JEK, Ele.me, and Lyft also raised $500M+ mega-rounds.
While some startups are chasing an electrified, autonomous, and shared automotive future, others are working to improve contemporary service and retail processes.
The meal and grocery delivery space has had an eventful past quarter, from the IPOs of Blue Apron and Delivery Hero to Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods.
China-based Didi Chuxing raised $5.5B in a massive funding round that raised its valuation to $50B.|China-based Didi Chuxing raised $5.5B in a massive funding round that raised its valuation to $50B.|China-based Didi Chuxing raised $5.5B in a massive funding round that raised its valuation to $50B.
On-demand investment activity continues to decline in Q1'17, even amongst several large deals.
With its focus shifting to handymen, here's a list of some potential acquirers along with our assessment of likelihood.
We analyze the web of backers behind the most well-funded transportation network companies (TNCs), as well as their own investments and acquisitions.
From Happy Home Company and Take Eat Easy to AUTOnCAB and BlackJet, these on-demand startups were in demand ... until they weren't.
In early 2017, three flower delivery startups raised investments, including two $20M+ rounds within one week. We compare the players in the space.
Deals declined 25% in full-year 2016 and Q4'16 was the slowest quarter for deal activity since Q1'14.
Both global deal activity and total funding dropped 19% in full-year 2016 amid a tightening financing environment.