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New firms are making investments and raising funds.
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First Read kicks off the week with news that mattress startup Casper filed for an IPO, Eli Lilly is buying Dermira for about $1.1 bln and a billion medical images are exposed online.
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A flurry of healthcare deals are being put on hold.
First Read closes out the week with news that Facebook will allow users to block most political ads from their feeds, Bed, Bath & Beyond is in trouble and Insight Partners in $5 bln hybrid cloud deal
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Ares and BDT Capital land major hires and Grubhub mulls its options.
First Read starts the day with news that CITIC is selling a 22 pct stake in McDonald's China business to its private equity arm, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stepping back as senior members of the British royal family and Grubhub considers strategic options
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More information on Thoma Bravo's new fund; plus, a new study reveals an increase in the number of deal co-investors.
First Read kicks off the day with news that Pier 1 is shutting nearly half of its stores, the first week of legal marijuana sales in Illinois brought in nearly $11 mln and Boeing 737 crashes after takeoff in Tehran
Thoma Bravo kicks off the year with a new fund. Also, check out Venture Capital Journal's new feature highlighting 40 rising VC stars under 40.
First Read begins the day with news that ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is charged with sex crimes in Los Angeles, Borden Dairy files for bankruptcy and Insight Partners to acquire Israeli cyber security firm Armis

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