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Building a unicorn (billion-dollar) startup

Most unicorn founders are male, and tend to found these successful startups with a partner, study finds

Facebook, led by Mark Zuckerberg (right), has the typical profile of a unicorn - its two co- founders (Mr Zuckerberg and Eduardo Severin) are male, and Facebook is the first and only company they have built.


BILLION-DOLLAR start-ups were once the stuff of legend, which is how private companies worth more than US$1 billion (S$1.42 billion) came to be known as "unicorns".

But with such businesses becoming more common these days, global business-software solutions provider Sage...

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