Homophily refers to the tendency for people to form connections with others like themselves. This tendency has been found to occur broadly across age, race and political inclination. 403 more words
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Venture capitalists have gotten pickier even as they continue to pour billions of dollars into promising startups.
There were 279 funding deals in the Bay Area in the first three months of 2017, down 52% from a recent peak during the second quarter of 2015, and the lowest quarterly number since the end of 2010, … 114 more words
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
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.