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Google parent Alphabet is the fourth U.S. company to pass $1 trillion market cap

Google parent Alphabet is the fourth U.S. company to pass $1 trillion market cap

Google parent Alphabet became the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, following Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft.

How startups fill the gap between revenue and investment

You don't need to raise money to build a high-growth startup.

Airbnb’s New Year’s Eve guest volume shows its falling growth rate

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. It’s finally 2020, the year that should bring us a direct listing from
How many unicorns will exit before the market turns?

How many unicorns will exit before the market turns?

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today we’re digging into unicorns: how many will find an exit through an

Here’s what happens when you decide to sell your startup

Whether you're a founder or just have equity, there's a bunch of stuff you need to know — stuff that you won't actually learn until you've been through it.
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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Aramco Launches IPO With Crown Prince’s Economic Vision at Stake

Aramco Launches IPO With Crown Prince’s Economic Vision at Stake

Saudi Arabia is pulling out all the stops to ensure the success of Aramco’s initial public offering after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman finally decided to offer shares in the world’s largest oil
Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

The co-founder of China’s SenseTime Group Ltd. was visiting New York to encourage more collaboration with the U.S. on artificial intelligence when he heard the news: The Trump administration had
Tech Marketing Is Losing Its Cool

Tech Marketing Is Losing Its Cool

When the cracks in the facade begin to show, just keep calm and consider supply and demand.

Exclusive: 2019 HAX report reveals hardware startup trends

Hardware startups are expanding from the world of consumer tech; global hardware accelerator HAX knows this better than most and details the latest trends in its yearly report. One of the most active
Why aren’t more Indian startups chasing IPOs? A VC asks

Why aren’t more Indian startups chasing IPOs? A VC asks

Lack of profitability is a major constraint that stands in the way of public listing.

Why WeWork’s Failed IPO Might Not Mean Disaster for SoftBank After All

While SoftBank's founder has said he's "embarrassed" by the performance of recent investments, there's reason to think the WeWork bet may not be as bad as it looks.

Why WeWork’s Failed IPO Might Not Mean Disaster for SoftBank After All

While SoftBank's founder has said he's "embarrassed" by the performance of recent investments, there's reason to think the WeWork bet may not be as bad as it looks.

Here Are the 5 Most Valuable Unicorns, According to Their Latest Funding Rounds

These five companies are worth a combined $184.7 billion.
A complete guide to Ola and the startup scene it spawned in India

A complete guide to Ola and the startup scene it spawned in India

India's answer to Uber has grown massively, attracting deep-pocketed foreign investors

We Company reportedly mulls slashing its valuation ahead of its initial public offering

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company formerly known as WeWork is considering slashing its valuation as it looks to woo public market investors. The company is reportedly considering a

Yes Stocks Are Overvalued. But by How Much? Here’s What History Tells Us

Here's what history tells us about today's sky-high valuations—and how worried investors should be now.
Valuation: Could WeChat Sink Tencent’s Stock?

Valuation: Could WeChat Sink Tencent’s Stock?

Tencent’s reliance on WeChat, China's dominant messaging and social media app, could hurt investors down the road.

How to negotiate term sheets with strategic investors

Three years ago, I met with a founder who had raised a massive seed round at a valuation that was at least five times the market rate. I asked what firm made the investment...