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Could the #COVID19 pandemic spell the end of the #sharing economy as we know it?

on April 29, 2020

Could the #COVID19 pandemic spell the end of the #sharing economy as we know it? @dee_bosa and Santosh Rao of Manhattan Venture Partners discuss challenges ahead with @KellyCNBC on @CNBCTheExchange

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Early Lyft Investor: This company is on the right track, “I trust the numbers and trust the CEO”

on February 12, 2020

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, talks Lyft after the company posted fourth quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates.

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MVP’s Rao on Casper: “You just can’t get out there without showing a path to profitability”

on February 6, 2020

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, talks Casper’s upcoming IPO, before analyzing the performance of other “unicorns.”

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Early Investor – “The valuation of private companies needs to be looked at more carefully”

on October 18, 2019

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, talks the weak performance of recent IPOs, unicorns and Q4 expectations.

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Why this early investor is putting money on Airbnb

on October 7, 2019

Early Airbnb investor, Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, which is also an investor in Lyft, Pinterest and Postmates, joins CNBC’s “Power Lunch” team to talk about the decision to invest in these IPOs.

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Rao: US doesn’t want the French digital tax to be the template for other countries to fight big tech

on August 19, 2019

Santosh Rao of Manhattan Venture Partners discusses the importance of Huawei doing business with U.S. companies, the impact of the French digital tax on big tech firms, and whether Lyft’s lock-up expiration will be the test case for what Uber investors may decide to do this fall.

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