Articles tagged “vc”

Fosun’s Venture Capital Arm Backs Israeli Booking Site in an Ongoing Travel Push

Fosun’s Venture Capital Arm Backs Israeli Booking Site in an Ongoing Travel Push

Sean O'Neill, Skift

While Western media tends to focus on the funding moves of corporate venture capital arms of regional brands like JetBlue and EasyJet, it’s also important to see how key investment players in Asia, like Shanghai-based Fosun, are investing, such as in Splitty, a hotel booking startup.

2 months ago

Thayer Ventures’ New Travel Tech Fund Will Be Cautious About Consumer Startups

Thayer Ventures’ New Travel Tech Fund Will Be Cautious About Consumer Startups

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite the recent attempts at corporate venture capital by JetBlue, Booking.com, and other big players, many travel companies prefer to invest in startups via traditional venture funds instead.

2 years ago

Uber Argues It’s Worth $62.5 Billion With New $2.1 Billion Round

Uber Argues It’s Worth $62.5 Billion With New $2.1 Billion Round

Eric Newcomer, Skift

Not only the most valuable unicorn, but more valuable than every U.S. airline. Those late stage investors are going to have some hefty write-offs to do in a year or so.

4 years ago