Archive: private companies
By Olivia Strobl on February 10, 2023
Crypto Market Musings Back in December, I dug into the concept of “effective altruism,” or the goal of making as much money as possible to maximize philanthropic impact. Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), founder of fallen crypto exchange FTX, was one of its biggest proponents. Ironically, in the mess following the collapse of his exchange, SBF is now asking for his money back. According to The New York Times…
By Early Investing on January 18, 2023
The private markets have a transparency problem. Current regulations don’t require private companies to provide the same amount of information to investors as public companies are required to provide. And this is doing some real harm to investors. How did we get here? And can things…
By Adam Sharp on January 14, 2020
Since WeWork’s massive IPO failure, the startup investing landscape has started to change. Unprofitable unicorns are no longer getting a free pass.
By Early Investing on October 6, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses celebrity investors and the WeWork debacle’s impact on the startup investing world.