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Roblox’s Valuation Jumped 638% ThisWeek

It’s the gaming platform all the cool kids are into this pandemic

“$29.5 billion — Gaming startup Roblox’s new valuation, following a $520 million private fundraising round” with Roblox photo
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$29.5 billion: That’s gaming startup Roblox’s new valuation, following a $520 million private fundraising round this week. Roblox — a platform that allows users to create their own games and socialize in virtual spaces like concerts…