Cowboy Ventures predicts that "given the hard shift to enterprise," we can "hope and expect more exciting consumer unicorns will be born in coming years."
Since 2013, there were 532 companies that joined the Unicorn Club.
From which metrics she thinks it's a good idea to focus on to her favorite memorabilia, the creator of the "unicorn" moniker, Aileen Lee looks back on ten years of this very special creature.
We've witnessed an incredible unicorn stampede over the last 10 years.
From a handful of billion-dollar startups to a stampede to an aging cohort — what an insane, fun, and wild decade it has been.
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You can't raise more than $370 million on a good idea alone. But you can raise a seed round worth a few million from Aileen Lee with that and a few other critical ingredients.
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Aileen Lee is one of the most prestigious and successful venture capitalists of the past decade. Before starting her own firm in Cowboy Ventures, Lee was a partner at KPCB for more than 12 years. Her
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