Tag: stock market

  • The highest-flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion

    Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying technology companies, which have lost roughly $1 trillion in the latest stock market slide. Shares of the core group of consumer technology companies, including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Netflix, are falling again — contributing to the big indexes like the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the […]

  • Redefining dilution

    Eric Paley Financing events are misleading Most people in the startup ecosystem think of dilution as the percent of the company that is sold in a financing transaction. If your startup completed a $5 million Series A on a $20 million pre-money valuation, (option pool aside) you would have 20 percent dilution, and everyone will […]

  • The Stock Market Loophole That Screws the Little Guy

    The American Dream is the small-business dream: Work hard and achieve success. But the American promise is one of shared prosperity, as encapsulated in the idea that “what is good for General Motors is good for America.” And for that, you need big businesses to be listed on the stock exchange, owned by the public […]