Sneaker and streetwear empire GOAT hits $3.7 billion valuation in Series F raise

The GOAT Group parent company shared today that it has raised $195 million in a Series F raise valuing the fashion giant at some $3.7 billion. The raise was led by a handful of hedge funds and P/E firms including Park West Asset Management, Franklin Templeton, Adage Capital Management, Ulysses Management and funds & accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. GOAT has surgically defined a corner of fashion commerce outside of Amazon’s purview while growing the appeal of street wear and sneakers to a broader audience of consumers. GOAT Group…

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Microsoft’s Windows 11 Updating to Work with More Apps and Devices

When you choose a computer or smartphone to these days, you have to pick among several groups. There’s Apple’s software, which powers the Mac computer, iPhones and iPads, all designed to work together to help you share files, video chat and watch TV as easily as possible. There’s Google’s Android, which powers an array of phones, tablets and computers. But with Windows 11, Microsoft wants to break that mold. The software giant said Thursday that its next major version of Windows will launch as a free upgrade this fall, offering a host…

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