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Daredevil Startups Are Finally Exposed for What They Are

Why the flimsy business models of Uber, Airbnb, and ClassPass are starting to crack under pressure.

Giuseppe Badalamenti, a pizzeria consultant outside Chicago, was flipping through the invoices of a particularly troubled client when a March statement from Grubhub, the food order-and-delivery app, made…




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