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The Money Desk

  1. Nurse that ratchet: Data shows Chegg is far from the only unicorn to accept onerous terms

    “I’ll give you any valuation you want if you let me write the rest of the term sheet” – Every VC who has ever lived.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

  2. Thumbtack is a Frankenstein's unicorn

    Plumbers and hair-stylists and wedding planners and roofers, oh my!

    By Dan Raile , written on

    From the Money desk

  3. Leadership? As Jack Dorsey was buying $875k in Twitter stock, Evan Williams offloaded more than $10m

    In less than six months, Evan Williams has cashed out over $61m in Twitter stock.

    By Paul Bradley Carr , written on

    From the Money desk

  4. We’re gonna need a bigger round...

    After 15 years of staggering declines, the cost of building a company in San Francisco is rising sharply.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Money desk

  5. The New Gawker: Business as usual for Nick Denton

    The past few weeks prove Nick Denton remains what he has always been: An opportunist, a speculator, and a master showman.

    By Paul Bradley Carr , written on

    From the Money desk

  6. Why most of the Valley was plain wrong about Asia (To the tune of some $15b)

    Nothing in the emerging world is going to pattern-match the US— including venture capital.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Money desk

  7. Congrats on your independence, PayPal! (I give it two years)

    An asset so nice, I bet it's acquired twice.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

    From the Money desk

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