Venture Capital

Dragoneer Leads $235 Million Financing in Lyra Health

BURLINGAME — Lyra Health, a provider of Workforce Mental Health solutions for employers, has completed a $235 million financing. Dragoneer led the round and was joined by new investor Salesforce Ventures along with existing investor Coatue. With the new funding, Lyra will accelerate its delivery of comprehensive, evidence-based, culturally responsive mental health care benefits for employees and […]


SoFi Technologies Gets Approval for National Bank

SAN FRANCISCO — SoFi Technologies, the digital personal finance company, has been approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve to become a Bank Holding Company through its proposed acquisition of Golden Pacific Bancorp. SoFi will operate its bank subsidiary as SoFi Bank, National Association. SoFi expects the […]


Instacart Adds Ready to Eat Meals

SAN FRANCISCO – For those of you not interested in making your own meals, Instacart, the leading online grocery delivery service, has launched Ready Meals directly from supermarkets. Ready Meals provides fresh, healthy and cost-effective alternatives to restaurant takeout from customers’ favorite grocers. With Ready Meals, consumers nationwide can now take a break from cooking […]


Subway Introduces Two New Sandwiches

A new year means new subs from Subway. The world’s largest sandwich chain —  with nearly 40,000 restaurants in 100 countries — is debuting two brand new subs alongside the return of five fan-favorite menu items, back by popular demand. Brand New SandwichesSubway’s two newest subs include: Baja Turkey Avocado: This sub combines fresh flavors […]

Venture Capital

Verana Health Secures $150 Million Series E

SAN FRANCISCO — Verana Health, a digital health company that quality drug lifecycle and medical practice insights from a real-world data network, has landed a $150 million Series E funding round led by Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. (JJDC) and Novo Growth, the growth-stage investment arm of Novo Holdings. Existing Verana Health investors GV (formerly […]


Silicon Valley Named No. 2 Market for Data Centers

Silicon Valley is the No. 2 market in the country for data centers, tied with Singapore and behind Northern Virginia according to a study by real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield. The 2022 Global Data Center Market Comparison is the third edition of this annual study which identifies and ranks the top data center […]

Venture Capital

Bolt Raises $355 Million Series E

SAN FRANCISCO — Bolt, a platform that offers one-click checkout on e-commerce sites, has secured $355 million in the first part of its Series E funding. Lead investors in this round are funds & accounts managed by BlackRock, with participation from Schonfeld, Invus Opportunities, H.I.G. Growth, and CE Innovation Capital. This new raise brings Bolt’s total funding to […]

Netflix News

Netflix Prices Go Up

With gas and food prices on the rise over the past year, Netflix has also decided to increase its subscription prices in the U.S. The streaming giant has boosted the monthly cost for its basic subscription price with no High Definition (HD) streaming from $8.99 to $9.99 per month. The standard Netflix plan with HD […]