Finding financial data, particularly for private companies, is no small task. It usually requires a solid BS detector for researching online and a network of knowledgeable sources to bounce numbers off of — not something that can easily be done over coffee or in the middle of a meeting. 384 more words
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Two universities soar above the competition when it comes to producing venture capital-backed female founders.
According to new data released Thursday from PitchBook, a venture capital and private equity research firm, Stanford’s undergraduate program and Harvard Business School have graduated the most venture-capital backed female entrepreneurs out of the top 20 schools for women founders that were analyzed in the study. 437 more words
About 30% of unicorns in the US will sell or IPO for less than $1B, according to investment firm, SharesPost; the findings were extracted from its own proprietary data, along with details from PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association; the report also suggests the average unicorn has been around for roughly seven years, while firms that IPO have been around for 10 to 11 years.