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Founders with a small exit in their first company were much more likely to build a unicorn in their next, a new study of startups shows

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Why founders in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere are leveraging SPACs to take their companies public

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The death of Indie.vc spells the end of a movement that valued steady profits over breakneck growth

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Startups and investors have pumped billions into the promise of remote learning. Why are we still so far behind?

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Why a new approach to venture capital is powering more sustainable startups — and funding more diverse founders

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A man wearing a unicorn mask standing in a sunny field.
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Why Big Tech sitting on piles of cash in the middle of a recession will power the coming M&A boom

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Startups need to brace for fewer seed rounds, harsher terms and more earthly valuations

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A $100 US dollar bill against a black background.
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Only by returning to its roots can the VC industry thrive in the years ahead

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