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It’s getting hot in here: Software aimed at helping small businesses take online orders is on fire right now, and Meta is fanning the flames with a new investment in Take App — the Singapore-based startup that is providing simple tools for merchants to create a website and begin taking orders via WhatsApp, Paul reports.
Picturing Jared Leto’s next move: WeWork founder Adam Neumann didn’t have to look too far for his next investment check. Andreessen Horowitz just handed him $350 million for his new company, Flow, a residential real estate company, Anita writes. This amount, we are told, is the largest individual check a16z has ever written…and it went to Neumann, who the f …

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