Beyond Meat's IPO was a huge success; WeWork's planned IPO was a debacle. Recent research into factors that lead to long-term corporate success may help explain why.
WeWork's failed IPO next to Uber and Lyft's stock stumbles made 2019 a humbling year for Silicon Valley unicorns. But these five are eyeing 2020 public offerings.
The Silicon Valley start-up, mostly used by millennials, has grown rapidly from its 4 million subscribers in the summer of 2018.
Duolingo, the language-learning app, raises a new investment round led by Google parent Alphabet's CapitalG and becomes the first Pittsburgh tech start-up valued at more than $1 billion by venture capital investors.
Peloton's stock rose after the Thanksgiving weekend, when much of the criticism surfaced, and is up more than 25% since the stock's September debut.
Trucking startup Convoy, which was co-founded by former Amazon exec Dan Lewis and uses a mobile app to match truck drivers with shippers, raised $400 billion in a VC round co-led by Al Gore's sustainable investment firm.
DoorDash is among SoftBank's big bets out of its Vision Fund and one the Japanese conglomerate needs to pay off handsomely after the recent disaster at WeWork, which withdrew its IPO in September, and the ongoing public market struggles at Uber.
Homebuilding companies like Lennar have been working with real estate apps to spur buying and selling of houses. It's a growing business for cash-for-homes app Opendoor, which recently signed on two more builders: Gehan Homes and Century Communities.
Visa has made a strategic investment in LISNR, a start-up that is using ultrasound technology for mobile payments. The investment comes at a time when technology giants are pushing their own transaction services, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
Drone start-up Zipline is testing medical supply flights with the U.S. Department of Defense for use in military conflict zones and disaster relief efforts.
SoftBank will take control of WeWork after the deal is announced.
A year ago WeWork boasted about being the largest private office tenant in Manhattan. That could make a potential bankruptcy particularly ugly.
Airbnb's losses doubled year over year in the first quarter to $306 million as it ramped up marketing spend.
Location data reveals that the introduction of Burger King's meat-alternative patties increased traffic at the global fast-food franchise.
WeWork's board will examine funding proposals led by SoftBank and J.P. Morgan in the coming days and could make a decision by the end of the week, sources say.
Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown said other companies offering plant-based meat alternatives make products that "suck," in an interview with Food Dive.
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel on Friday said he expects it will be 10 years before consumers widely adopt augmented-reality smart glasses.
Peloton is the first company to make cycles and treadmills equipped with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes remotely.
Bed-in-a-box start-up Casper has reached a $1 billion valuation by shaking up the online sales of the mattress industry. But its push into sleep health and a deal with edibles company Plus and John Legend for CBD gummies is no gimmick.
TransferWise posted an annual net profit of £10.3 million on revenues of £179 million.
Within the last two decades, Amazon fulfillment centers have popped up in almost every corner of the U.S., as the company pushes to bring items closer to customers to enable faster deliveries.
The ARPU estimate of $6 to $7 showcases how Peacock is a significant new revenue stream but a lackluster replacement for cable revenues -- unless NBCUniversal can save a lot of money on content.
Lufthansa is partnering with Google Cloud in an effort to minimize the impact of flight delays and other irregularities on its passengers.