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Christopher Zinsli


Editor with @WSJVC. Co-founder of @CardboardEdison.

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Billion-dollar companies like Spotify and Dropbox are moving toward public listings. Anticipation is high, but the post-IPO track record for such highly valued companies is underwhelming. My take for @WSJVC: 
Zscaler, which is among a group of highly valued cybersecurity companies that are considered IPO candidates, has disclosed plans to go public. 
Venture investors aren't making much progress toward their goal of increasing access to capital in underserved areas of the U.S. In fact, in recent months, the trend has been in the opposite direction. My take for @WSJVC: 
Nearly all of the money invested in highly valued "unicorns" in the second half of last year—91% of it—went to support companies that already had reached a $1 billion valuation. First-time unicorns raised less than any half-year period since 2013.
RT @zinsli: Waste-to-fuel company Enerkem has raised C$280 million in what is likely to be one of the largest private investmen…
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