Analysis: What Greenbriar and BlackRock’s digital freight brokerage deals mean

Goodbye 2020, hello 2018?

Recent forays by Greenbriar and BlackRock into cash-burning digital freight brokerages reveal a shifting landscape for capital across asset classes that holds profound implications for venture capital-backed freight tech startups.

An enormous mountain of dry powder needs to be put to work by private equity investors who are increasingly turning to venture capital-style investments in startups. That capital will fuel growth at the next round of digital freight brokerages...

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