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Recent articles by Lucinda:

Why 2020 is shaping up to be a strong year for IPOs

Market watchers say there's still a strong pipeline of unicorns hoping to test the public markets this year. → Read More

This SoftBank-Backed Startup Sought to Disrupt the Car Market. Instead, It Became a Poster Child for Disruption Gone Awry

Interviews with 29 current and former employees paint a picture of what happens inside a company when you combine a charismatic founder, a mandate for hypergrowth, and a notoriously deep-pocketed backer. → Read More

How Near Unicorn Zilingo Plans to Avoid Becoming a "Standard Unicorn Asshole"

The founder of near-unicorn Zilingo is careful not to harp on how much it has raised in funding and its valuation. → Read More

The World’s Most Valuable Company

After multiple delays, Saudia Arabia is finally making it happen. → Read More

Fintech Growing Pains

A flurry of fascinating financial technology companies sprouted following the 2008 crisis → Read More

The Amazon Scare

Amazon is everywhere. → Read More

Russia’s FaceApp Is a “Counterintelligence Threat”

Lawmakers are increasingly wary of seemingly innocuous, foreign-made consumer apps. → Read More

Here's Why There's a Sudden Flurry of Chinese Company IPOs Amid U.S.-China Trade War

Even as WeWork fails and the Chinese-U.S. trade war leads to threats of delisting Chinese firms from U.S. bourses, they are still seeking a place in the Nasdaq and NYSE. → Read More

Virgin Galactic CEO: Here's Why We Sidestepped a Traditional IPO

Virgin Galactic took a little-used route to the public markets, merging with a so-called "blank check" company. → Read More

'Promiscuous' Grubhub Customers Just Helped Lower The Company's Value by $1.2 Billion in Minutes

"The easy wins in the market are disappearing a little more quickly than we thought," company leaders said after disappointing earnings. → Read More

America's Largest Pension Fund Is Cutting Ties with Private Prisons

CalPERS has waved goodbye to its investments in CoreCivic and Geo Group, two companies that have come under fire from activists for carrying out President Trump's immigration policies. → Read More

What is Palantir and How Does it Make Money?

Palo Alto-based Palantir raised $2.75 billion earlier this month for a valuation of $28 billion. → Read More

Even if Direct Listings Don't Take Flight, IPOs Are in for a Restructuring: Term Sheet

Meanwhile, marijuana-adjacent businesses are feeling a high. → Read More

Less Risk, More 'Reliability': Coworking Giant IWG Seeks to Capitalize on WeWork's Stumbles

IWG is embracing a franchise model as it looks to capitalize on WeWork's disastrous foray into the public markets. → Read More

WeWork Founder Adam Neumann Is Out the Door—His Friends May be Next

WeWork's Adam Neumann recruited friends and family members to work for him. He also bought his college buddy's SEO company. They all look likely to go as the company slims down for another run at an IPO. → Read More

‘Difficult Decisions Ahead’: WeWork’s co-CEOs Address Employees in First Memo

In their first address to employees, co-CEOs Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham seemed to warn that WeWork's heady days of costly growth may be a thing of the past. → Read More

WeWork is Just the Latest Miss in SoftBank's Rocky Year

As the coworking company struggles to enter the public market, it's one of several recent bets that have yet to pay off for the Japanese giant. → Read More

The Hong Kong Protests Are Already Having an Impact on Estée Lauder

Protests in Hong Kong over China's control as well as trade war tensions have already had an impact on cosmetics giant Estée Lauder, according to the skincare and foundation maker's CFO, Tracy T. Travis. → Read More

Are We Near a Recession? The Godfather of the Inverted Yield Curve Says It's 'Code Red'

One of the initial curves that finance professor Campbell Harvey examined, the 5-year to the 3-month, has been inverted since February. → Read More

Are We Near a Recession? The Godfather of the Inverted Yield Curve Says It's 'Code Red'

One of the initial curves that finance professor Campbell Harvey examined, the 5-year to the 3-month, has been inverted since February. → Read More