OPACITY is the name of the game in the private markets, and perhaps more so when it comes to unicorn secondaries. There is no standard price discovery mechanism for these deals, so buyers and...
[ATLANTA] For the past few years, investors have warned of a bubble in privately held tech companies: Valuations simply couldn't be justified based on comparisons with their publicly traded...
MANY investors may have fantasised about those "if only" investments. If only I had invested in Peloton. Or Uber. Or Lyft.
[SINGAPORE] India's stock markets are set for a wave of unicorn listings, according to technology venture capitalist and former Infosys Ltd official Mohandas Pai.
I WILL remember 2019 as the year when many unicorns were exposed as donkeys in disguise.
SOUTH-EAST Asia might see the rise of more than 20 unicorns over the next decade, with up to eight from fintech and specialty e-commerce sectors.
[SEOUL] South Korea is the land of foldable phones, K-pop and beauty creams. But somehow its best and brightest are missing out on the hottest innovation trends.
[HONG KONG] A bitcoin miner, flying-taxi maker and apartment-sharing outfit are among the herd of Chinese upstarts rushing to New York markets. Their untested business models are alarming enough....
[BEIJING] China now has more privately-held start-ups valued by investors at over US$1 billion than the US, a report said Monday.
EVEN though South-east Asia remains underserved, solutions that are "copy and paste" from developed markets would not work well here, ride-hailing giant Grab's co-founder Tan Hooi Ling said.
[NEW YORK] The so-called "unicorns" that attracted big investments and took Silicon Valley by storm are facing a chillier environment as they turn to Wall Street for fresh capital.