PE HUB First Read

Kik has raised $50 million from the private sale of its ethereum token Kin to institutional investors.

Dara Khosrowshahi embraces role at Uber as “opportunity of a lifetime.”

Federer survives a scare at the U.S. Open while Nadal also advances.

Harvey makes landfall again but this time as a tropical storm.

Study finds that it’s not the fat in that’s raising your risk of premature death, it’s too many carbohydrates.

Judge dismisses Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against New York Times.

Alibaba-backed Best Inc raises U.S. IPO offering to $1 billion.

Uber HR tells employees that Khosrowshahi has been offered CEO role.

Target is plotting a big move away from Amazon Web Services.

A partnership led by New York developer Steven Witkoff bought the site of the stalled Fontainebleau resort for $600 million. Property owner Carl Icahn has quadrupled his money as a result of this deal.

 

 

 

Photo: Former Republican Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland in this February 26, 2015 file photo. Reuters/Joshua Roberts/Files