Erin Griffith, The New York Times

Erin Griffith

The New York Times

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Recent articles by Erin:

What Makes a ‘Narrative Violation’?

Venture capitalists have a favorite new term. → Read More

With Big Tech in Their Path, Start-Ups Turn to Business Markets

The move of entrepreneurs, engineers and venture investors away from the consumer internet and to enterprise software has piqued regulator interest. → Read More

The Work Diary of an Audio Erotica C.E.O.

Dipsea’s Gina Gutierrez spends her days setting investors straight and moderating “Hunks Brainstorm” sessions. → Read More

Don Valentine, Founder of Sequoia Capital, Is Dead at 87

Mr. Valentine’s venture capital firm, established in 1972, helped cement Silicon Valley as a hub for technology companies. → Read More

The Week in Tech: Navigating the Chinese Minefield

American tech companies want access to customers in China. But they’re learning that can come with a lot of baggage. → Read More

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Faces Exodus of Partners

Stripe, Mastercard, Visa and eBay said they were dropping out of the effort, a week after PayPal pulled out. → Read More

Can a Jean Jacket Revive the Wearable?

Lessons have been learned from the unpopularity of Google Glass. → Read More

A Hard Lesson in Silicon Valley: Profits Matter

Start-up investors are warning of a reckoning after the stumbles of some high-profile “unicorns.” Now turning a profit is in. → Read More

To Cover Scooter Disruption, Take the Ride

A reporter who covers the fast-moving tech industry went to San Diego to see peak scooter-share for herself. → Read More

WeWork Takes Key Step Toward I.P.O., Citing Heady Growth and Huge Losses

A public offering by the company, which leases shared office space, will be a major test of investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable start-ups. → Read More

Buy Low-Tops, Sell High-Tops: StockX Sneaker Exchange Is Worth $1 Billion

StockX is one of several online marketplaces that have turned resales of shoes into a big — and highly valued — business. → Read More

Lyft and Uber Were Duds, but the I.P.O. Market Is Having a Great Year

Despite all the hype and excitement, questions have hung over these I.P.O.s: What would the appetite be among investors? → Read More

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company’s Public Value at $19.5 Billion

The workplace messaging company’s shares rose on the stock market on Thursday, putting its value at nearly triple that of when it was a private firm. → Read More

As Slack Prepares to Go Public, Its C.E.O. Is Holding His Tongue

Stewart Butterfield, Slack’s chief executive, has been outspoken. Maybe too outspoken for a business software company that is about to go public. → Read More

Slack Discloses $141 Million Loss as Messaging Start-Up Joins Tech Listing Rush

Unlike most other Silicon Valley darlings going public this year, Slack is not holding an initial public offering, where it sells shares to the public. → Read More

Pinterest Prices I.P.O. at $19 a Share, for a $12.7 Billion Valuation

The shares will begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PINS. → Read More

Who Goes Public When? Tech Companies Maneuver to Stand Out in the Horde

With so many start-ups listing their shares this year, each is trying to avoid the traffic jam to get its own moment in the sun. → Read More

Venture Capital Is Putting Its Money in Astrology

The investment in Big Zodiac seems … preordained. → Read More

Pinterest Dials Down Expectations as I.P.O. Nears

The digital pin board company set a price range for its I.P.O. that would value the business below its last private market valuation of $12 billion. → Read More

Lyft Is Ready for Its I.P.O. How Much Pop Is Left?

Unicorn companies are finally going public, after large gains have been captured by elite early investors. → Read More