How to value a life, statistically speaking

Mar 20, 2019
The VSL lets you compare the cost of a regulation to the benefit in probable lives saved.
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Does Snap’s stock market performance mean we have valuations all wrong?

Aug 1, 2017
There’s something of a disconnect happening between what’s known as the private market — what companies are worth before they go public — and what those companies are worth once they have their initial public offering. Examples A and B today are…

Slack's breakneck growth

Oct 14, 2015
Slack has 250 employees, up from 80 last winter. Oh, and a $2.8 billion valuation.

What can a board member do for a high-value startup?

May 11, 2015
One tech industry leader wants to see investors get more involved.
President of Y Combinator, Sam Altman.
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