Startup incubator Y Combinator birthed big names like Airbnb and Stripe. Incoming CEO Garry Tan says he’ll tap the program’s alumni network to generate new tech giants.
WeWork’s controversial cofounder Adam Neumann is not the only entrepreneur to see opportunity in the generation of Americans unable to buy homes.
In recent years investors greeted founders with generous checks and warm smiles, but now CEOs seeking cash encounter cold shoulders.
Companies that promise groceries delivered in 15 minutes surged during the pandemic—but are now in retreat.
The startup used regulatory loopholes and marketing to make nicotine cool. Now the FDA threatens to shut the company down, but new rivals are taking over.
The #GentleMinions and the #minionscult have overrun TikTok, taking the franchise’s impact to all-new levels.
The hard times could be a harbinger for everyone else.
Hundreds of prospective employees have been left adrift, including some who were counting on the position for their visas.
At least one employee borrowed $100,000 from the company—and now has just 30 days to pay it back.
A spate of layoffs is just the first sign of trouble for early-stage companies facing an economic downturn.