By Early Investing on March 7, 2023
The late stage secondary market is the perfect hunting ground for bargains. Take Stripe for example. In 2021, the payment processor raised at around a $95 billion valuation. In 2023, it’s raising at around a $55 billion valuation. And there are many more companies like it that have slashed their valuations dramatically. But why are we seeing these valuation cuts? Is it a sign that companies are in trouble? Overvalued? Or is it something else entirely?…
By Early Investing on November 10, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses startup funding rounds and whether Uber and Lyft are good buys.
By Adam Sharp on September 3, 2019
Peter Thiel is one of the best startup investors of all time. But he’s wrong about one important aspect of startup investing.
By Vin Narayanan on June 24, 2019
When Facebook announced its Libra cryptocurrency, everyone started to freak out about Facebook taking over the world. In reality, it’s getting help from some friends.
By Allison Brickell on June 1, 2019
This week, the FDA held its first public hearing on cannabis regulation, Illinois voted to legalize marijuana and another person has filed a copyright claim on bitcoin’s white paper.