Tag: neologisms

  • Airbnb, Automattic and Pinterest top rank of most acquisitive unicorns

    Jason Rowley As one would expect, these rankings are somewhat different from the one we did two years ago. Several companies counted back in early March 2017 have since graduated to public markets or have been acquired. Who’s gone? Dropbox, which had acquired 23 companies at the time of our last analysis, went public weeks later […]

  • The formula behind San Franciscos startup success

    Joanna Glasner Not making money can be the ultimate competitive advantage, if you can afford it. Industry stalwarts lose money, too. Salesforce, with a market cap of $88 billion, has posted losses for the vast majority of its operating history. Square, valued at nearly $20 billion, has never been profitable on a GAAP basis. DocuSign, […]