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How much is Snapchat worth at IPO? It depends
MarketWatch • Caitlin Huston
You Have to Bring More to the Table Than Your Bright Idea
Entrepreneur Magazine • Phil La Duke
Could Trump Or Kushner Funded Fintechs Be Boycotted?
Forbes • Contributor, Madhvi Mavadiya
Push-up contests: Uber's Kalanick faces crisis over 'baller' culture
CNBC
Previous tech IPOs may hurt Snap’s stock debut
Venture Beat • Reuters
Snapchat IPO: Evan Spiegel tries to sell investors on his top product – himself
The Guardian • Dominic Rushe
VideoTap to launch on-demand video platform in Barcelona next week
The Economic Times of India • Gaurav Laghate
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
Venture Beat • Robin Wauters, Tech.Eu
Solar Senior Capital's (SUNS) CEO Michael Gross on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Venture Capital Fund to Become First to Issue Own Digital Tokens
Bloomberg • Olga Kharif
 
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How much is Snapchat worth at IPO? It depends
MarketWatchCaitlin Huston
Shutterstock.com How much will Snap Inc. be worth when it goes public next week? It depends on how you calculate it. The Snapchat parent company’s initial public offering is expected next week, and there have been differing numbers on the market capitalization,...
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Entrepreneurship, Strategic & Project Management
You Have to Bring More to the Table Than Your Bright Idea
Entrepreneur MagazinePhil La Duke
Over the years I have met a number of people who claim, accurately or inaccurately, to have been cheated out of their idea by an unscrupulous entrepreneur. This isn’t always, or entirely, paranoia. Though they rebounded and their companies flourished again, both...
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Finance, Health Insurance
Could Trump Or Kushner Funded Fintechs Be Boycotted?
ForbesContributor, Madhvi Mavadiya
Joshua Kushner, brother of Trump’s son-in-law Jared, has invested £13 million into British startup smartphone bank Monzo. This news about Kushner’s venture capital company, Thrive Capital, was announced earlier this week and my first thought was: will the fintech industry drop Trump...
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Google Inc, Venture Capital
Push-up contests: Uber's Kalanick faces crisis over 'baller' culture
CNBC
Uber's "baller" culture may have reached the end of the road. CEO Travis Kalanick's controversial history of flouting regulations and aggressively fighting the competition has in a mere eight years pushed the company to a $70 billion valuation, about $15 billion more...
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Google Inc, Groupon Inc
Previous tech IPOs may hurt Snap’s stock debut
Venture BeatReuters
(Reuters) – Snap appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook, but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on...
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
Snapchat IPO: Evan Spiegel tries to sell investors on his top product – himself
The GuardianDominic Rushe
Evan Spiegel, Snap Inc’s 26-year-old co-founder, has a reputation for playing nasty – but these days he is playing nice. If it works out, he’s going to be a very rich man. Next month Snap, owner of the Snapchat app, will go...
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Digital Media, Gaming Software
VideoTap to launch on-demand video platform in Barcelona next week
The Economic Times of IndiaGaurav Laghate
MUMBAI: Imagine watching a news bulletin personalised to your taste, or an interactive video playlist that will curate content based on your preference, dynamically. It is soon going to be a reality with media technology company VideoTap Digital, founded by Dilip Venkatraman...
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Electric Vehicles, Entrepreneurship
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
Venture BeatRobin Wauters, Tech.Eu
This week, Tech.eu tracked 14 technology M&A transactions and 65 tech funding deals totaling €200 million (about $211 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Apple has acquired...
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Accounting, Finance
Solar Senior Capital's (SUNS) CEO Michael Gross on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Solar Senior Capital (NASDAQ:SUNS) Q4 2016 Earnings Conference Call February 23, 2017 11:00 ET Executives Michael Gross - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Spohler - Chief Operating Officer Richard Peteka - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Robert Schweich - RMB Capital Allison...
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Bitcoin, Entrepreneurship
Venture Capital Fund to Become First to Issue Own Digital Tokens
BloombergOlga Kharif
Blockchain Capital LLC, which backs startups that use the technology best known for supporting bitcoin, plans to raise a new $50 million fund partly by issuing its own digital tokens, becoming the first venture fund to do so. The San Francisco-based company...
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