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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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What is a Unicorn?

A unicorn is a privately held startup company valued at over $1 billion. The term was coined in 2013 by venture capitalist Aileen Lee, choosing the mythical animal to represent the statistical rarity of such successful ventures.[1][2][3][4] A decacorn is a word used for those companies over $10 billion,[5] while hectocornis the appropriate term for such a company valued over $100 billion. According to TechCrunch, there were[…]