As 2020 draws to a close, we look at some of the businesses that have reached unicorn status this year despite the pandemic.
Facebook, Baidu, Ant Financial, Uber, Didi Chuxing, and Tesla still rule the roost, so the likes of Darktrace and Monzo may take a while to catch up, according to a new report.
In one of his last keynote speeches before his retirement, John Chambers, Cisco’s CEO of 20 years, predicted over a third of firms today will be dead in ten years, stating “the only ones that will survive will be digital companies, and many will fail trying to emulate such firms.”
Having just taken up the CFO role at technology Anaplan, a business which has just banked $90m of venture capital investment, James Budge answers a few of our questions on building a fast-growth company and how being cloud-based is unique.
Having seen the UK tech sector’s paced growth for almost a decade, George Mathew, president and COO of Alteryx, warns that Britain may be in danger of too closely following America’s lead, creating "sub-prime unicorns".
Richard Windsor of Edison Investment Research explains why so-called unicorns that can’t make money are in fact donkeys with little value.
According to Victor Basta, managing partner of M&A advisory firm Magister Advisors, a "class" of Icarus companies have been discovered in the famous $1bn+ unicorn club.
The capital’s technology companies are leading the way in attracting venture capital (VC) investment.
The tech world is going crazy, and it's all because of unicorns, according to Yahoo's CFO Kenneth Goldman. Don't think My Little Pony, think billion-dollar valuation companies.