Mashable: Pumpkin Spice Lattes may be back at Starbucks earlier than ever

Pumpkin spice season is usually a bit more latte in the year … Image: Getty Images By Caitlin Welsh2019-08-13 01:51:44 UTC Hot Girl Summer is nearly over, and Basic Girl Autumn is just around the corner. We know this because…

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TechCrunch: Startups Weekly: Will the real unicorns please stand up?

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before I dive into this week’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote…

TechCrunch: Luckin Coffee plans to raise over $500M in US IPO

Luckin Coffee, the ambitious Chinese upstart that’s going after Starbucks, could raise nearly $600 million from its upcoming IPO. That’s according to a price range released by the Chinese startup. In a new filing, Luckin said it plans to sell…

TechCrunch: Starbucks will anchor the new $400 million food-focused Valor Siren Ventures fund

Starbucks is serving up a steaming hot $100 million cash commitment to anchor a new food-focused fund in partnership with the consumer and tech-focused focused private equity firm Valor Equity Partners. The behemoth of burnt-coffee said that its commitment to…