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Enterprenuers

Earth’s Unicorn Population Is Exploding

When the venture capitalist Aileen Lee coined the term unicorn, in 2013, there were 39 of them—roughly four minted every…

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Startups

Technical interviewing startup Karat reaches $1.1B valuation as another unicorn emerges in Seattle

Karat co-founders Mo Bhende (left) and Jeff Spector. (Karat Photos) The news: Karat, a Seattle-based startup that helps companies conduct technical…

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Startups

Led by founders who met at Microsoft, Chronosphere lands $200M, reaches unicorn status

Chronosphere co-founders Martin Mao (left, CEO) and Rob Skillington (CTO). (Chronosphere Photo) Chronosphere has reached unicorn status in less than…

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Banking

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that payments startup Xendit, a rare Indonesian unicorn, used to raise $150 million from Tiger Global

Tessa Wijaya is the chief operating officer and cofounder of payments startup Xendit, based in Indonesia. Xendit Xendit, a payments…

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Enterprenuers

What are the legal challenges to have more unicorn startups in Mexico?

In recent years, Mexico has positioned itself as a prosperous territory for the birth and development of startups , clear…

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Banking

Here are the top unicorn hunters at VC firm Lightspeed as it adds at least one billion-dollar startup a month to its portfolio

Ravi Mhatre, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Lightspeed Venture Partners Lightspeed Venture Partners is supersizing its stable of unicorns. So…

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Stock Market

PayPal to Buy Japanese Unicorn Paidy in $2.7 Billion Deal

(Bloomberg) — PayPal Holdings Inc. said it will acquire the Japanese upstart Paidy Inc. for 300 billion yen ($2.7 billion)…

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Business

Insurance start-up Marshmallow becomes Britain’s first Black-owned unicorn

Marshmallow co-founders Alexander and Oliver Kent-Braham. Marshmallow LONDON — Billion-dollar start-ups are hardly a rarity anymore, with data firm CB…

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Banking

This pitch deck helped Australian tech unicorn Canva on its journey to a massive $6 billion valuation

Canva CEO and cofounder Melanie Perkins. Courtesy Canva The Australian design unicorn Canva recently raised $60 million in fundraising –…

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Streaming Media

‘The Unicorn’ Season 2 Not Coming to Netflix; Season 1 Leaving in October 2021

The Unicorn – Picture: CBS The Unicorn surprisingly touched down on Netflix USA on October 1st in 2020 and did…

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