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  • Twitter in USD$809.5m (£592.2m) Settlement; Freshworks in USD$1.03bn IPO

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Twitter in USD$809.5m (£592.2m) settlement; Freshworks in USD$1.03bn (£754m) IPO; and Mirakl raises USD$555m (£406m). Twitter in USD$809.5m (£592.2m) settlement Twitter has announced it has reached an agreement to settle a class-action lawsuit, which alleged that the [...]

  • Australia Mulls New Digital Wallets Regulation; ByteDance Acquire Pico

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce from around the globe. In this edition: Australia consider tighter regulations for digital payment systems; ByteDance are set to acquire Chinese VR headset maker Pico; [...]

  • Reddit Reportedly Preparing for IPO; Cajoo Raise $40m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: sources report that Reddit are preparing to go public; French grocery delivery startup Cajoo raise USD $40m in a Series A funding round; and TikTok have partnered with music streaming platform Audius.   Reddit reportedly gearing up [...]

  • Media, Marketing & Commerce Investment Series - Part 3: IPO

    In the final part of this three-part commentary series on media, marketing, and commerce investment, ExchangeWire speaks to industry professionals involved in initial public offerings (IPOs) over 2021 for insight as to why 2021 is ideal for listing publicly, and [...]

  • Mobile Gaming to Reach $120bn in Value; Sweaty Betty Bought by Wolverine Worldwide

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: research finds that the global gaming market is set to reach USD $120bn this year; Sweaty Betty have been acquired by US footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide; and rumours of a ByteDance IPO continue.   Mobile gaming market [...]

  • China Issue Tech "Rectification" Program; Zomato's Shares Surge After Debut

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have issued the nation’s tech firms with a 6-month rectification program to address anticompetitive practices and security threats; Indian food delivery startup Zomato have seen their share value [...]

  • Zoom Acquire Five9; Fast Radius Go Public Via SPAC

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce, from around the globe. In this edition: Zoom acquire cloud communications company Five9; digital manufacturing company Fast Radius go public via a USD $1.4bn SPAC [...]

  • New US Order Seeks to Curtail Big Tech; Pleo Reach $1.7bn Valuation

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: president Biden signs a new executive order designed to rein-in the power of Big Tech; accounting startup Pleo reach USD $1.7bn valuation after raising USD $150m; and a trio of Chinese tech companies see their [...]

  • Robinhood File IPO; EU Commission Approve UK Data Sharing Adequacy Decisions

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: trading app Robinhood have filed an IPO; the EU Commission approves two new adequacy decisions to allow data sharing between the EU and the UK; and US CTV upfront ad spend is expected to grow [...]

  • Danish Media Companies in Collective Bargaining Push; Blackstone Backs Simpli.fi

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce, from around the globe. In this edition: Danish media companies in collective bargaining push; Blackstone backs Simpli.fi; Amazon demanding warrants from partners; System1 to go [...]