Kia Kokalitcheva, Axios

Kia Kokalitcheva

Axios

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Axios
Past:
  • Fortune
  • VentureBeat
  • Entrepreneur

Recent articles by Kia:

Facebook unveils Libra, its long-awaited cryptocurrency project

The company's Libra coin will be backed by an independent foundation and is expected to launch next year. → Read More

Scoop: Refinery29 aims to raise $20 million

The millennial-focused media outfit is trying to rebound after a series of layoffs. → Read More

Chart shows meteoric rise of scooter companies Bird and Lime vs. Uber

They grew faster than even Uber, but the pace will be hard to sustain. → Read More

From Spotify to Facebook, everyone's ripping off Snapchat's Stories

It's one of the internet's most popular content distribution methods. → Read More

Kapor Capital wants to dispel myths about do-good investing

The firm says its financial performance is just as good as other VC funds. → Read More

Lyft IPO isn't a jackpot for drivers

Drivers bought in at a price much higher than where the stock currently trades. → Read More

Apple unveils media strategy with fanfare but few details

Apple's big show was long on star power but short on pricing and other key info. → Read More

Tech salaries rise in emerging U.S. hubs

These cities may not remain cheaper labor markets for too long. → Read More

Hostile takeover effort emerges for a popular cryptocurrency

Could Ripple lose control of XRP? → Read More

Google picks up company behind Q&A app

The search giant made a small acquisition of Superpod to boost is virtual assistant. → Read More

Self-driving technology has attracted a staggering amount of investment

The promise of autonomous driving has led investors to open their checkbooks wide. → Read More

Fundraising is no longer the top goal of some tech IPOs

For well-funded tech companies, it's all about liquidity and market validation. → Read More

Airbnb asks SEC to let it give hosts equity

It's not the first "gig economy" company to try to alter the rules on sharing stock. → Read More

Twitter is bringing back an unfiltered feed

If you want all the tweets, and only the tweets you want, Twitter will let you have them. → Read More

San Francisco shuns Bird and Lime in scooter permit picks

San Francisco officials on Thursday granted permits to only two companies, Scoot and Skip, for a one-year electric scooter pilot program. Why it matters: This is a major upset, in that the city didn't pick bigger names like Bird, Lime, Lyft or Uber. → Read More

People cause most self-driving car accidents in California

Even when AVs are at fault, it's usually when humans were at the wheel. → Read More

Sarah Kunst forms Cleo Capital to seed female founders

Debut fund is seeking to raise $10 million. → Read More

Uber begins monitoring U.S. driver background checks continuously

The system has already led to 25 U.S. drivers being removed in the last two weeks. → Read More

European Parliament votes against controversial copyright proposal

Critics say that it would stifle the open internet as we know it. → Read More

Fidelity crypto vets form venture capital firm

Castle Island Ventures has already raised $30 million. → Read More