The walking dead
There are 1,204 unicorns valued at $3.9T. Full list here.
How many of them are still really unicorns (worth $1B+)? Vote by clicking one of the links below.
<25% still unicorns
We’ll release the results next week.
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Now readers can monitor funding, deal flow, major deals, and exits cut by industry and geography. All powered by CB Insights venture data.
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McDonald’s hit a 5-year revenue high last year.
However, its continued success is threatened by the rise of innovative startups across:
Food preparation and delivery
Omnichannel customer experience
And other areas
We identify these companies and explore their disruptive ways in this unbundling report.
Future of Latin America
LatAm venture funding fell for the fifth quarter straight in Q3’22 — its worst Q3 since 2018.
Former CEO of SoftBank International and current T-Mobile board member Marcelo Claure highlighted the drop on Twitter and worried about what it means for LatAm’s innovation economy:
Dive deeper into LatAm’s venture performance on page 211 of our State of Venture Q3’22 Report.
If you believe technology is a driver of positive change in the world, then you’ll enjoy this report.
In it, we’ve identified 9 emerging technologies — from brain-computer interfaces to lab-grown diamonds — with world-changing potential.
Saudi Aramco’s strategy involves cybersecurity and industrial analytics?
We analyzed, synthesized, and visualized the oil producer's relationship data to determine its strategic priorities in this Saudi Aramco strategy map.
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Efficiency is the way
Capital markets firms are racing to keep up with rising capital costs and fast-changing economic conditions.
As a result, they’re looking to improve their operational models.
From financial risk management to portfolio and investment management, we look at 121 companies helping them do just that.
Wall Street Journal. Paul Vigna (@paulvigna) reports on FTX’s latest challenges and cites CB Insights research.
Digiday. Sara Guaglione (@SPGuaglione) covers the bright side of the venture funding decline and mentions CB Insights research.
Business Insider. Asia Martin (@AsiaJMartin) discusses under-the-radar fintech trends and cites CB Insights data.
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