The legend of Silicon Valley’s unicorns

The Nasdaq logo is seen on the exterior of the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, in this April 2, 2013
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Tech companies are raising private money through financing rounds rather than IPOs

Rony Abovitz

Magic Leap prepares leap of faith headset

Google-backed group hopes device will succeed smartphones

Miami: US gateway for Latin America

Start-ups drawn by chance to tap into Spanish speaking community

James Proud, CEO Hello Inc. Sense...James Proud, founder and CEO of Hello Inc., talks about his company's product, Sense, a technological sleeping aid system, at the company's offices in San Francisco, California, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Thor Swift for the Financial Times
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Degree skipped, product shipped

James Proud left London for California and created a sleep sensor

We should value tech unicorns and zebras

Individuals and start-ups have opportunities and must be allowed to flourish, writes Saul Klein


An app that makes music lessons fun

Children can access the cloud-based product at school or at home

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A tabloid terror relishing complaints

Former Sun editor MacKenzie’s website for consumer moans

Europe’s growth hampered by lack of capital

Survey cites fragmented nature of markets and lack of equity finance

Co-founders of Gusto, Timo Schmidt (white short) and James Carter. Gusto is an online food delivery services, which provides exact portions of the ingredients needed to produce interesting, nutricious meals. Timo, one of the two founders, is now studying for an executive MBA at Judge Business School, Cambridge.
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Recipe ideas blend in with a dose of EMBA

City bankers develop a taste for the food industry


Ways to charm a venture capitalist

Research shows knowledge can be more valuable than money