Industry News Update – Week of 3/5/2018

Last week, Spotify filed documents for its upcoming Direct Listing where the company planned to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange with "SPOT" as its ticker.

Anthony Noto officially started his role as SoFi's new CEO.

DoorDash raised $535 million from Softbank, GIC, Sequoia and Wellcome Trust to triple its market presence and hire 250 employees. Following this round, the company was valued at $1.4 billion.

Pinterest hired its first COO, Francoise Brougher, who previously worked at Google and Square. Her responsibilities as COO include supervising the company's sales, partnerships and business development initiatives.

The news articles and links presented below are available for your reference.

DOORDASH

"DoorDash Raises $535 Million To Fuel Food Delivery War"

PINTEREST

"Pinterest Has Hired Former Google and Square Executive Francoise Brougher as its First COO"

SOFI

"Anthony Noto’s Mission as SoFi CEO: Get the Startup Ready to Go Public"

SPOTIFY

"Spotify Has Filed to go Public"