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SoftBank CEO Admits “Embarrassed, Flustered” By Track Record After WeWork Implosion

From Zero Hedge 10/7/2019: SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son says he is “embarrassed and flustered” by his track record after the valuations of WeWork and Uber plunge, in an interview with Nikkei Business magazine on Monday morning. “The results still have a long way to go and that makes me embarrassed and impatient,” said Son.[…]

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Sustainable Investing as a Strategy

PreIPOSwap.com – 9/19/2019 — The world is becoming unstable, volatile, and scary. Being sustainable isn’t a do-gooder philosophy.  The reason Ponzi schemes blow up is because they aren’t sustainable.  Sustainable means solid, consistent, over the long term.  So when someone uses the phrase, be aware of the connotations and varied interpretations on what sustainability really[…]

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OYO Dominates As Startups Tackle India’s Hospitality Gaps

From Crunchbase News June 2019: Angel investor and entrepreneur Pankaj Jain said no to investing in hotel startup OYO, twice. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily Back then, OYO was just the ambitious idea of a 19-year-old entrepreneur, Ritesh Agarwal. Now, it’s India’s hotel startup market leader worth $5 billion, according to some reports. “So I’m basically[…]

The TRUTH About Pre IPO Funds

Pre IPO Swap – (New York, NY 1/26/2019) – Pre IPO is when you transact shares of a company which is about to become a public company, a process known as IPO.  The Pre IPO market is for accredited investors only.  Popular names currently on the table include Lyft, Palantir, SpaceX, Klarna, Pinterest, and Stripe. […]

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The Most Recent Startup Investments Over $250 Million In 2019

From Crunchbase January 23, 2019 2018 was the year supergiant VC deals became a nearly everyday occurrence. Equity funding rounds of $100 million or more dominated the global VC market, accounting for a vanishingly small percent of total deal volume, but accounting for 56 percent of the total dollar volume. Here’s the thing about these supergiant VC[…]

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For Silicon Valley’s Startups, The Bill Is Finally Coming Due

From Zero Hedge 1/22/2019: Silicon Valley startups like Hustle, an ad-messaging company that spent lavishly on things like on-tap kombucha and arcade games for employees, are learning the hard way that party is coming to an end and the bill is finally due. Earlier this month, the company announced mass layoffs according to the WSJ . This depressing[…]

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Lyft hires JP Morgan to lead IPO that could value company at more than $15 billion

From CNBC October 2018 Lyft has selected J.P. Morgan to lead its initial public offering, CNBC has learned. Lyft could be valued at more than $15 billion in the public markets, according to a source familiar with the matter. Uber, Lyft’s main rival in the U.S., is planning to go public at around the same[…]

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Bono’s group has made more money from Facebook investment than from all his music

Bono has written dozens songs during his long and enduring career. But a group he set up several years ago has made more money from an investment in Facebook in 2009, than from all of the music he has written and recorded over the years. Reports said the 55-year-old rock frontman bought a 2.3 per[…]

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