Tech giant Apple is about to make history, with it being just shy of the magic $1 trillion market valuation. And there’s more growth to come thanks to a focus on artificial intelligence.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes agreed to settle charges that allege she raised over $700m of investment by making false claims about the firm’s technology. Consequently, she will be fined $500,000.
You’ve got the idea. You’ve got the product. You’ve even got the business cards. The only missing piece is the money to make it all happen, so you reach out to investors – but how can you win them over?
Dragons’ Den is back and it started off with a bang – offering viewers the chance to see a company attract the attention of all five investors for the second time in its 13-series history.
Martyn Holman, partner Forward Partners, begins his Real Business residency as venture capital expert by tackline the issue of term sheets.
For many, a new year is a new start and brings a host of new challenges – as well as opportunities. For Office Space in Town, ours is no different. As I look ahead to the coming year, I am newly resolved to change the way my sector, serviced offices, is viewed.
In just two years, health benefits broker Zenefits’ valuation shot up to $4.5bn – and it was a darling of Silicon Valley until a scandal broke loose. Now the company is trying to clean itself up by cutting its valuation by 50 per cent.
In 2013, Yahoo! went on a startup shopping spree, which included the $1.1bn takeover of blogging site Tumblr – something Marissa Mayer promised not to screw up. What’s that saying? Oh, famous last words.
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.
In a study compiled by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, media coverage of a chief executive has been found to be a “channel of investor recognition” that can be used to leverage value.