Unicorns are rare, mythical creatures born from fairytales, right? Wrong. In fact, unicorns are born every year in Silicon Valley. A unicorn, of course, is a startup company valued at over $1 billion. How rare are they?
Are you keeping an eye on your startup's metrics? When building a company, there are two particular metrics every founder should know like the back of his or her hand: The amount of cash available and the monthly startup burn rate.
What does “company culture” really mean? Is it ping-pong tables, nap rooms, and telephone booths? Is it happy hours, gym memberships, and team building exercises? Is it the thoughtful conversations we have with executives and coworkers?