Maria Montero Podcast # 96: BlaBlaCar’s partnership with SNCF; the…

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The biggest deal of the week: UiPath announced the closing of its Series C at $ 265 million, which is $ 40 million more than what it announced two months ago. UiPath was founded by Romanian entrepreneurs and is now based in New York. This is its third financing announcement of the year, and the company is estimated to be valued at $ 3 billion.

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BlaBlaCar made two announcements in one:

  • BlaBlaCar is raising € 101 million in funding with SNCF, the French national rail operator, leading the round;
  • Also planning to acquire Ouibus from who do you think? – SNCF, again!