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Reuters

Ride-hail firm Lyft races to leave Uber behind in IPO chase

Uber investor Mitchell Green, a partner at Lead Edge Capital, said Lyft going public first bodes well for Uber, because if Lyft trades at a high multiple, the much-larger Uber will command Read more


VentureBeat

Utah’s Weave raises $37.5 million for its patient communication software

Lead Edge leads $37.5 million investment into Weave, which sells a patient communications platform primarily for the dental and optometry industries. Read more


Forbes

Amplitude, Making Products Better With Analytics, Reaches $850M Valuation As Sequoia Leads New Investment

Amplitude announces an $80 million round led by Sequoia Capital with Lead Edge Capital. Read more


TechCrunch

Asana, a work management platform, nabs $50M growth round at $1.5B valuation

Asana, a service that teams and individuals use to plan and track the progress of work projects, is doubling down on its own project: to shape “the future of work,” in the Read more


Bloomberg

The Stock Market’s 67,000% Superstar Is Now a Huge Falling Knife

Lead Edge Capital Partner Mitchell Green comments on Tencent and the falling Chinese stock market. “They are cheap," said Mitchell Green, the Santa Barbara-based founding partner of Lead Edge Capital, which manages Read more


Bloomberg Tech

Tencent Starting to Crack the Code on Music Streaming, Lead Edge’s Green Says

Mitchell Green, Lead Edge Capital Founding Partner, discusses Tencent Music Entertainment Group filing for an IPO and the competitive environment in music streaming with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." Read more


Bloomberg Tech

Uber Has a Path to Profitability, Lead Edge’s Mehta Says

Nimay Mehta, Lead Edge Capital partner, discusses Uber's self-driving project and path to profitability with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg) Read more


Wall Street Journal

Lead Edge Capital’s Exits, Assets Step Up

This year alone, the New York firm founded by Mitchell Green saw two of its portfolio companies, Spotify and Delivery Hero, taken public. Along the way three others were acquired—Moat, ClearScore and Read more


TechCrunch

This New York Venture firm just closed on $520 million from 250(!) people, including former Schwab and Facebook execs

Lead Edge Capital, a New York-based venture firm, has been around since 2009, and it has been quietly growing like kudzu since. After closing its very first fund with $52 million back Read more


Reuters

Uber investor Lead Edge Capital closes $520 mln fund

Venture firm Lead Edge Capital, which has backed companies such as Uber and Spotify, has raised its largest fund to date in the latest sign of the rush of capital flowing into Read more


New York Times

‘Mega-Round’ Investors Shower Start-Ups With Millions

Start-ups raising $100 million or more from investors — known as a mega-round in Silicon Valley — used to be a rarity. But now, they are practically routine, producing a frenzy around Read more


FreightWeek

Arrive Logistics acquires VC funding

Freight brokerage company Arrive Logistics has closed a new round of funding led by New York-based Lead Edge Capital, a growth stage investment fund focused on software, Internet and technology-enabled services. Read more


PYMNTS.com

Toast Notches $115M In Series D Round

To drive investment in R&D, recruiting and expansion, Toast announced on Tuesday (July 10) that it has raised $115 million in Series D funding. The funding round, which was led by funds and accounts Read more


TheStreet (The Deal)

Duo Makes Sense for Cisco: Target’s Backer

As Cisco buys Duo Security for $2.34 billion, backer Brian Neider of Lead Edge Capital discusses the evolution of the security unicorn. Read more


Reuters

Cisco to buy cyber-security company Duo for $2.35 billion

Cisco Systems Inc said on Thursday it would buy Duo Security, a venture capital-backed cyber security company, for $2.35 billion in cash, as part of its push to expand into a faster Read more


MarketWatch

Cisco to acquire security unicorn Duo for $2.35 billion

Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $2.35 billion for security startup Duo Security, the companies announced Thursday morning, beefing up the networking company’s software offerings. Read more


CNN Money

Spotify investor predicts the stock will be a smash hit

The company is going around the investment bankers and taking itself public. Nobody knows what the price will be when the stock starts trading. But Mitchell Green isn't concerned. He's the founder Read more


CNBC

The music business is fundamentally broken: NYU finance professor

Nimay Mehta, Lead Edge Capital partner, and NYU Stern School of Finance Professor Aswath Damodaran discuss why Spotify chose to not raise capital with a traditional IPO and what will drive the Read more