Erin Griffith, The New York Times

Erin Griffith

The New York Times

New York, NY, United States

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  • Los Angeles Times
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Recent articles by Erin:

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

Who’ll Get Rich When Lyft, Uber and Other ‘Unicorns’ Go Public

Some of the most valuable tech start-ups are preparing to go public, starting with Lyft on Friday, and the I.P.O.s promise to generate big paydays for the start-ups’ employees and investors. → Read More

A Favorite Tool While Reporting on Start-Ups: Paper?

Erin Griffith explains how Silicon Valley’s hot young companies are no longer churning out must-use apps and gadgets on an everyday basis. → Read More

Hey, Look at Me! I’m a Venture Capitalist.

As high-profile start-ups like Lyft, Pinterest and Uber prepare to go public, Silicon Valley venture capitalists are using the moment to shine the spotlight on themselves. → Read More

Pinterest Is Rare ‘Unicorn’ Preparing an I.P.O. Without Hemorrhaging Cash

The start-up, which lets people create virtual “pin boards,” officially joined the herd of tech companies stampeding to the public markets this year by unveiling its offering prospectus. → Read More

SoftBank and Other Investors May Buy $1 Billion Stake in Uber’s Self-Driving Cars

The talks precede Uber’s initial public offering and may ease worries about how costly it is to develop autonomous vehicles. → Read More

Pinterest Is Said to File for I.P.O.

The company is joining a stampede of high profile start-ups heading toward the public markets. → Read More

The Next Wave of ‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups

Uber and Airbnb were part of an early generation of tech start-ups that quickly reached $1 billion in value. The up-and-coming generation is looking very different. → Read More

These 50 Start-Ups May Be the Next ‘Unicorns’

CB Insights, a firm that tracks start-ups, analyzed a variety of data to create a list of 50 private companies around the world that are on a path to a $1 billion valuation. → Read More

Pierre Nanterme, Former C.E.O. of Accenture, Dies at 59

Mr. Nanterme, who capped a 36-year career at the global consulting giant with eight years as chief executive, transformed the company by sharpening its focus on new technologies. → Read More

Slack Files for Public Offering, Joining Silicon Valley’s Stock Market Rush

The workplace messaging company, one of the technology industry’s so-called unicorns, said Monday it had confidentially filed to go public. → Read More

Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work?

I saw the greatest minds of my generation log 18-hour days — and then boast about #hustle on Instagram. When did performative workaholism become a lifestyle? → Read More

The Week in Tech: It’s Not Easy Being a Unicorn

Stock market fluctuations are making some hearts in Silicon Valley flutter as they prepare their companies for initial public offerings. → Read More

More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost

Frustrated with the perverse incentives of fast growth, founders are criticizing the investment model that built the tech industry as we know it. → Read More