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January 15, 2020
2019 capped a decade of unprecedented growth in the US venture industry, including a new high in exit value and continuing spikes in deal value, fundraising and capital raised by female founders.
January 13, 2020
Plaid, whose software links a wide range of consumer finance apps with banks and other platforms, said Monday it would be acquired by Visa for more than $5 billion in a landmark exit.
Venture-backed startups proved their worth, despite a slowdown in activity near year's end.
January 3, 2020
For VCs, 2019 was a year filled with more high-profile public offerings than ever before. But as 2020 begins, it's the unicorn IPO that didn't happen that's still on the tip of everyone's tongue.
December 20, 2019
As we roll into the new year, we'll delve into some of the predictions we made in PitchBook's 2020 Private Equity Outlook. One trend we expect to see more of is VC-to-PE buyouts.
December 18, 2019
PitchBook sifted through our vast data platform and came away with some of the most illuminating facts and figures about the transformation—or disruption—of the worldwide VC ecosystem.
November 21, 2019
Digital media publish has agreed to acquire The Players' Tribune, the website co-founded by the former Yankees shortstop, as a wave of consolidation in the media industry continues.
November 20, 2019
PayPal has agreed to acquire shopping and rewards platform Honey, co-founded by Ryan Hudson and George Ruan, in a $4 billion deal that marks the fintech colossus' biggest acquisition ever.
November 11, 2019
A global event that sits at the nexus of technology, public policy and enterprise, the Web Summit has evolved from its origins to cover everything from 5G to VC-backed exits.
September 13, 2019
In the first part of a series on New York's expanding venture ecosystem, we took a look at the growth of VC-backed exits in the city—and the massive unicorn exits to come.
September 12, 2019
Cloudflare priced its IPO above range at $15 per share, giving the internet services provider an initial market cap of around $4.4 billion. We took a look at the company's journey from founding to the NYSE.
On Wednesday, a competitor filed a lawsuit accusing 10x Genomics of infringing upon its patents. That didn't stop the biotech company from having a very profitable IPO a day later.
September 11, 2019
With WeWork threatening to go public at less than half its last private valuation, we took a look at the US companies that saw the biggest valuation drops between their final VC fundraise and public debut.
September 10, 2019
Four years ago, when its VC backers valued Blue Apron at $2 billion, the meal-kit delivery company seemed like the next big thing. Oh, how times have changed.
September 3, 2019
SmileDirectClub doesn't have the extensive VC backing of some other high-growth tech companies. But that's not stopping the startup from setting its sights on IPO riches.
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