Private companies typically don’t like to comment on their supposed valuations. But what many of them are willing to discuss is the effect that those big valuations have had on their reputation, their employee morale, their future, their entire business. 151 more words
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Suddenly, they’re everywhere: “Unicorns,” technology startups valued at more than $1 billion. How did these companies proliferate so quickly, and what does the flood of investments in these seemingly mythical businesses mean? 40 more words
Before I even knew what a “startup” was, I wound up working for one.
Admittedly, I had been an intern for over a month before I realized that the company I was working for was in fact a startup that was still in it’s “bootstrapping” days. 1,621 more words
Startup companies are known for their relaxed rules with regards to work attire. In fact, casual dress code is often considered a major perk of working for a startup. 907 more words
Joanna Weidenmiller had severe dyslexia and no athletic ability as a child (“If you threw a ball at me I could never catch it,” she laughs). 423 more words