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Fastly Files For IPO

Fastly -- a San Francisco based content delivery startup that has raised $219 million in funding according to Crunchbase data and counts the likes of Stripe, Github, Airbnb, Pinterest, Audi, Buzzfeed, Ticketmaster, Vice, Spotify, and Reddit as customers -- has filed for a public offering on The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The company intends to list Class A common stock under the ticker "FSLY".

Fastly's S-1 filing revealed some key stats about its operations. They include:
$530,000 average revenue from each of its enterprise customers227 enterprise customers in 2018, up from 170 in 2017 1,582 total customers in 2018, up from 1,439 in 2017$144.56 million revenue in 2018, up from $104.9 million in 2017$29.1 million loss in 2018, down from $31 million in 2017$37 million cash and cash equivalents held as of December 31, 2018$50.1 million sales and marketing spend in 2018, up from $40.8 million a year earlier$34.6 million R&D spend in 2018, up from $29 million in 2017

Renault's EZ-ULTIMO illustrates its vision for the future and urban shared mobility

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The EZ-ULTIMO concept recently unveiled by Renault at the Paris Motor Show is a vehicle which sets the stage for upscale ride-hailing and offers a trilogy which demonstrates its vision for the future and urban shared mobility in total.

It features a "mobile lounge" capable of extending the experience of a resort, hotel or airline company to the auto and also re-engineers life on board with a provision of on-demand content for travellers.

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The robo-vehicle concept showcases an autonomous, connected and electric shared mobility service solution providing a premium experience with availability on-demand for a single trip for an hour or a day with cater for passengers looking to enhance a special moment through private trips and premium tourist experiences and also businesses aiming for premium journey services for its clients.

It opens up new arenas for Renault through its design which incorporates its "Easy Life" focus with space designed like a personal lounge bundled with comfort and many services required for passenger relax and concentration.




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The EZ-ULTIMO offers wide and automatic opening as well as a seat on a swiveling side which caters for easy passenger access and protection from the outside view by slightly transparent facets on the upper part of its bodywork.

Its interior reflects French elegance and is tailor-made with noble materials including wood, marble and leather which enables a top-of-the-range experience and relaxing living space.

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The robo-vehicle is equipped with level 4 autonomous driving technology, is connected to infrastructures and can adapt to urban environments while covering a wide range of use cases. It also features the Augmented Editorial Experience concept which bundles personalized premium content, multi-media experiences and mobility for transitioning of travel time into learning experiences

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“As consumer trends change and people are enjoying ride-hailing services more and more, a new paradigm for mobility will emerge. Embodying this revolution, Renault EZ-ULTIMO offers a unique luxurious experience aboard a robo-vehicle that can be adapted depending on the service provider,” Laurens van den Acker, SVP Corporate Design stated concerning the concept.

“Inspired by contemporary architecture, and completely integrated in future smart cities, EZ-ULTIMO will provide an exclusive experience for all. With autonomous, electric and connected cars, we are entering a new exciting era in automotive design.”

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