Vegans — no. Vegetarians — yes.
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Round 1 results are in - Founder/Exec bracket
Round 1 of our Founder/Exec bracket has concluded with just over 80k votes.
Round 2 features several battles between titans. A few that the CB Insights team is most excited about include:
- Travis Kalanick vs. Jack Ma
- Reed Hastings vs. Larry Ellison
- Jeff Weiner vs. Peter Thiel
- Steve Jobs vs. Salman Khan
Voting for round 2 ends on October 16th. Make your picks now.
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The Industry Standard
CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits.
CNBC. Berkeley Lovelace Jr. (@Blovelace_Jr) talks about the race among corporates like Google and Apple to buy AI companies, citing CB Insights' recent research brief.
Crain's New York Business. Cara Eisenpress (@EisenPress) on VCs' recent interest in food startups, with reference to CB Insights data on food startup funding in New York City.
The Street. Tony Owusu (@TonyTheStreet) writes about the glut of education technology that schools can now choose from and notes CB Insights data on funding to ed tech startups.
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