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Snap's expected IPO. Electric vehicle startup funding. Genomics investors.
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Here are this past week's top research briefs:


The Fastest Unicorns: From First Financing to Billion Dollar Valuations
Snapchat and Magic Leap are among the companies to achieve unicorn status the fastest.





The 55 Most Active Corporate VC Firms Globally
Since Q4'14, there have been at least 160+ corporate VCs completing deals each quarter. In the first half of 2016, Google Ventures dethroned Intel Capital as the most active.





The Rise Of Cancer Startup Exits In One Infographic
Cancer therapy startups have seen over 100 exits since 2012. 60% of the exited companies were venture-backed.





Why Snap’s Expected IPO Valuation Is Fair
In comparison to private and publicly traded social media companies, Snapchat doesn't look cheap but it doesn't look unfairly valued at above $20B either.





38 Startups Upending The Vitamin & Supplements Industry
From personalization to cognitive enhancement, startups are finding new ways to innovate within the vitamin and supplements industry.





Electric Vehicle Startup Funding Bounces Back
After startup failures earlier in the decade, 2016 has seen a resurgence in deals and funding to companies working on vehicle electrification.





101 Of The Biggest, Costliest Startup Failures Of All Time
From financial fraud to just running out money, we scanned our database to identify 101 of the most expensive startup flameouts in history.





Investors Of All Types Spot Opportunity In Genomics
The number of corporates — like Illumina and Roche — investing in genomics startups has increased more than 2X between 2013 and last year.





Despite Big Funding Drop, Real Estate Tech Deal Activity Is Up
In total, Q3'16 saw 53 deals, notching the 7th straight quarter with 50+ deals to real estate tech startups.





Slumping Deal Activity To Internet Of Things Startups
The largest deals in 2016 to date were to wearable maker Jawbone, armband maker Thalmic Labs, and connected car insurer Metromile.




 
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