VC-backed car-sharing app Lyft announces new CMO and CFO

San Francisco-based car-sharing app Lyft has named Kira Wampler as chief marketing officer and promoted Brian Roberts to chief financial officer, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Previously, Wampler worked at Trulia where she served as CMO while Roberts is Lyft’s former senior vice president of partnerships and corporate development. Lyft’s backers include Andreessen Horowitz, Mayfield, Founders Fund, Coatue Management, Third Point Management and Alibaba. To read more about Lyft’s new appointments, visit here.

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In Second Opinion, Warburg Pincus is already gearing up for its next fund, WhatsApp intends to launch voice calling services in Q1, Prudential Financial replaces Pimco as subadviser on a $6 bln fund and its National Cat Day.

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VC-Backed Trulia Seeks Bankers for 2012 IPO: Sources

Trulia, the highly addictive property browsing website, wants to follow competitor Zillow onto the public markets early next year, according to sources familiar with the situation. It is not clear when the company will file its S-1, or what the size of the offering will be, or at precisely what valuation. The company has not […]

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