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Squaring Stripe’s Valuation

Editor’s Morning Note: This morning, we are taking a quick look at a pair of public-private analogs to help us understand the current state of unicorn liquidity. Stripe, a payment… Read Full Article

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Better Know An IPO: Optiv

Editor’s Morning Note: It’s Monday. Let’s tease apart Optiv’s public offering. After Mattermark all but closed the books on IPOs this year, Optiv filed, making for a more interesting closing quarter.… Read Full Article

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Fintech In Trump’s America

tl;dr: Financial technology (fintech) startups have enjoyed a good run recently, but may face stiff competition from big banks if Trump repeals Obama-era financial regulation. While half of American voters… Read Full Article

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We’re Back!

Editor’s Morning Note: After a week in which nothing happened whatsoever, your loyal dork parade is back at work. Hello friends. Back on the fourth, I told you that I was… Read Full Article

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We’re Off Next Week

Editor’s Morning Note: Editorial is off next week! Squad goals. I’m on vacation next week, so our regular editorial work is on break. Sadly, we’ll miss the end of earnings… Read Full Article

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Is Flat The New Up?

tl;dr: Yes, valuations are down. And yes, down rounds are up. But it’s the startups hunting for a Series C that you should really feel sorry for. Despite record highs in… Read Full Article

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