A failed acquisition usually triggers the same series of questions: What does this mean for early-stage startups in the sector? Will a chilling effect occur and hurt valuations? Will VCs stop funding
In the past few months, there hasn’t been one conversation I’ve had about remote work that doesn’t include a mention of Hopin, a virtual events platform last valued at $2.1 billion.
My big question for 2021, and the one that is on every startup’s mind, is how will a cataclysmic event such as a global pandemic show up in post-pandemic innovation? I think we’re in the early
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I often begin calls with founders by asking why they’re willing to bet their livelihoods on an idea that will most likely fail. It’s a small hack that lets me see how vulnerable a founder is, and
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For some of the most awaited Silicon Valley tech companies of the decade, this week looked good enough to file for IPOs
DoorDash has become the go-to delivery choice for millions of people cooped up during the pandemic this year. Will they stay as life returns to normal after the vaccine? What will be "normal," anyway?
As the US settles in for some new form of national gridlock, state and local propositions are busy defining how technology businesses will be allowed to work (legally) in the US.
Let's think beyond Monday, for a minute, to the trends playing out in technology this coming decade. While humanity's problems have never been greater, our tools have never been better.
Startup failure is easy to hold up as a type of martyrdom for progress, especially if the founders are starting out scrappy in the first place and trying to save the world. What about Quibi?
The four-year vesting schedule that the typical startup uses today is a problem waiting to happen. Here's how you can fix it forever.
Why there are so many tech IPOs right now.
World events have so far not stopped the enthusiasm for tech investing, and really, where else are those dollars going to go?
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Snowflake, Jfrog, Sumo Logic and Unity each raised price ranges days before IPO, to meet what had seemed like growing enthusiasm from public markets. Each one still popped.
Warren Buffet is eager to invest in a money-burning SaaS unicorn that is about to IPO.
The malls and grocery stores of the 20th century are being converted into industrial conveyor belts of goods and services traveling from the internet to your home.
Pandemic numbers are looking better, it's still a couple months before US elections, and a growing line of tech companies have already ventured out into public markets successfully this summer.