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Beyond Meat has already won over both health conscientious carnivores and vegans alike with its lab-created, plant protein-based meats, now it’s giving the public a chance to hold stock in the company. Amidst rumours, leaks, and speculation, the California-based company officially...

Four years ago the $28 billion mattress industry woke up from a recurring nightmare: There was this peculiar company soliciting online orders, rolling up mattresses into cardboard boxes, and dropping them off at customers’ front doors. But it wasn’t a dream. Casper,...

World-renowned Barcelona-based business school IESE recently announced it was funneling €3 million into a seed fund to help MBA students launch startups. While there’s no question that the notion of being the next tech wunderkind is becoming more glamorous, it’s the...

Following less-than-impressive second quarter results, Hudson’s Bay Co. announced it’d be ramping up its real estate strategy in a bid to weather hard times in the retail sector amidst changing trends and growing online competition. The news follows a recent note to shareholders...

This is the first in a two-part article about strategies for a successful valuation. Next week, we'll talk about the differences between valuating public and private businesses. Subscribe here to be notified when it comes out. The sale of a business starts...

We are seeing the rise of more structured, well-rounded startups. As someone who’s made the jump from private equity to the venture capital world, and sees a lot going on in the startup industry, here are some tips for PE shops that want to enter the startup realm.

Kids today don’t buy lottery tickets. They launch startups. The news is obsessed with the story about how Facebook just bought WhatsApp, with a mere 50 lucky employees, for $19 billion. For those who haven’t downloaded a calculator app because their...

To celebrate the retail madness of Black Friday, we thought it might be fun to highlight some of the biggest tech deals to ever be made. Our list of “Huge Discounts in Tech Deal History” show that it’s not only people who love a good bargain, but companies as well!

Each year, over 3,000 tech startups are financed in the US and Canada. Budding entrepreneurs know that starting a tech company can be super challenging and exciting at the same time! Unlike corporations, startups provide the opportunity to explore different roles and wear many hats. Employees of startups likely perform duties well above and beyond their traditional skill set.