The Link #234: [Down rounds]
February 9, 2020

Spotify acquires Bill Simmons’s The Ringer. Casper IPO’s at less than half its peak private valuation, and JUUL raised $700M in their own (way) down round. Elliott Management takes a stake in Softbank, and WeWork has a new CEO.

The FTC filed to block the acquisition of Harry’s by Edgewell (Schick). 

Clickhole is bought by the Cards Against Humanity co.

Surely not an exaggeration: how McKinsey destroyed the middle class.

In anticipation of Valentine’s day, how to be better in your relationship, from Scientific American and Reddit. Or, reflect on the joys of being single.

Better than the XFL, learn about the underwater torpedo league.

Pro-tips for internet searching.

The latest in ‘new math’ is an easier way to solve quadratic equations.

Fun with fonts: type sandwiches.

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