Pre-IPO Sector – News Update – Week of 7/29/2019

Last week, Bird was raising funds at a $2.5 billion valuation.

Robinhood raised $323 million at a $7.6 billion valuation.

SpaceX's Starship prototype achieved a successful test flight.

Didi Chuxing raised $600 million from Toyota.

Nubank raised $400 million at a valuation greater than $10 billion.

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


“Bird is raising a Series D round led by Sequoia at $2.5 billion valuation”


“Toyota invests $600 million in Didi, with the two setting up a new joint venture for driver services”


“Brazil fintech Nubank raises $400 million in round led by TCV”


“Robinhood, the no-fee stock trading app, just announced a giant-size $323 million round of funding, making it worth over $7 billion”


“SpaceX’s Starship prototype aces first untethered hop test”