Venture Bytes #67 – Prop 22 – A Win for the Third Way

Month: November 2020

Venture Bytes #67 – Prop 22 – A Win for the Third Way

on November 23, 2020

Prop 22 – A Win for the Third Way California’s Prop 22 ballot measure passed with a 58% majority, or 6.7 million votes. The initiative exempts gig companies from Assembly Bill 5 law to classify their workers as employees. Instead, the companies will provide gig workers with improved conditions, such as an earnings guarantee of […]

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Venture Bytes #66 – Palantir Technologies – Well Primed for its Public Market Debut

on November 23, 2020

Palantir Technologies – Well Primed for its Public Market Debut After operating for 17 years in the private market, Palantir Technologies is ready to make its debut in the public market. The company is scheduled to list its shares on the NYSE on Wednesday, September 30. Is the company ready to meet the demands of […]

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Venture Bytes #65 – Airbnb Pulls the Trigger and Tees Up For Its IPO

on November 23, 2020

Airbnb Pulls the Trigger and Tees Up For Its IPO Airbnb has announced that it has filed paperwork for its initial public offering. The company did not divulge any financial details or the timeline for its public market debut. The fourth quarter appears to be the most probable date given the flow of events. Given […]

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Venture Bytes #64 – Palantir Steps Out of The Bunker

on November 23, 2020

Palantir Steps Out of The Bunker After 17 years as a private company, Palantir Technologies has finally filed (confidentially) to go public . Palantir is considered one of the most secretive Silicon Valley companies, with clients including the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency. While the company has a number of […]

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