India’s Reliance Jio Platforms to sell $250 million stake to L Catterton – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Speaking of Reliance Jio Platforms, the top Indian telecom operator said on Saturday it has secured another investment. L Catterton, a U.S. private equity firm will invest $250 million for a 0.39% stake in Jio Platforms, becoming the ninth investor to back the Indian firm at the height of a global pandemic. L Catterton,…

Good news for Airbnb, three funding rounds and Vroom – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to Equity, ’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Here at Equity Monday we look at what happened over the weekend, what’s ahead, and a few recent funding rounds. As you’ll hear, we’re heading back into our normal cadence and topics, but if you do want…

Kingsoft Cloud IPO Defies Expectation as Vroom angles for debut – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Last Friday something very odd happened: the public debut of Kingsoft Cloud, a company that we’ve covered before. I’m nigh-incredulous about this IPO for the host of issues that we discussed when the company…