Big news this week with Matt and John, we cover Cohere raising $270M at a $2.1B valuation (02:24), Salesforce announcing their AI platform that may be vaporware (06:27), Shopify selling its delivery business (09:50), Nasdaq acquires Adenza for $10.5B (13:40), and TCV and Tiger missing their fund goals (15:43).
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