Category: Takeaways

3 unicorn takeaways from the Casper and One Medical IPOs
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3 unicorn takeaways from the Casper and One Medical IPOs

With Casper’s public offering earlier this week, we’ve closed the book on the first two venture-backed IPOs of note in 2020. Casper, joined by One Medical, carried over $870 million of private capital, venture and otherwise, across the finish line. Even though each IPO featured an unprofitable tech-enabled business that had posted sub-30% growth and…

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Virgil: Five Takeaways from Capitalism’s Kowtow to China
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Virgil: Five Takeaways from Capitalism’s Kowtow to China

We’ve learned a lot from the National Basketball Association’s kowtow to the People’s Republic of China.   Here are five takeaways. First, capitalism is loyal to no country. Mitch Albom, a columnist for the Detroit Free Press, aptly headlined his October 13 piece, “Price for the NBA in China? Its soul.” Albom added, “China continues…

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