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04 Nov’15
​It seems that not a day goes by without a commentary about "unicorns," a Silicon Valley-coined term used to describe a startup (pre-exit) with a valuation exceeding $1 billion.

The Role of Intellectual Property in ‘Unicorn’ Valuations

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It seems that not a day goes by without a commentary about “unicorns,” a Silicon Valley-coined term used to describe a startup (pre-exit) with a valuation exceeding $1 billion. The number of unicorns, the vast majority of which are U.S. software companies, has recently crossed the 150 mark, according to the TechCrunch unicorn leaderboard. Topping […]

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03 Nov’15

The Naked Truth: 30% of US Unicorns Have No Patents

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It seems that not a day goes by without a commentary about Unicorns, a Silicon Valley-coined term used to describe a startup (pre-exit) with a valuation exceeding $1 billion. The number of Unicorns, the vast majority of which are US software companies, has recently crossed the 150 mark, according to the TechCrunch Unicorn leaderboard. Topping […]

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21 May’15
5 steps to follow for hiring top performers

5 steps to follow for hiring top performers

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Recent news stories noted that it was 10 times easier to get a job at Goldman Sachs than at Google. While these are two different industries with different needs for talent, the story highlights the intensifying fight for top talent between Wall Street and Silicon Valley — in part due to the changing nature of […]

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01 May’15
The fastest-growing start-up

Race to $2 billion: The fastest-growing start-up

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Scores of start-ups worth more than $1 billion, known as “unicorns” in the industry, have gained substantial venture-capital funding in the last two years. Dozens have surpassed a $2 billion valuation. And several have passed the $2 billion in just two years. Slack, the enterprise communication platform that’s taken on traditional email platforms, has become […]

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Forersight Newsletter: July 2020

This month we feature our webinar on brand valuation, blog on the supreme court decision in the trrademark case of Booking.com, as well as a preview of an upcoming webinar on IP and startup valuation in times of crisis.