1. What Does the ‘WeWork effect’ Mean for IPOs in 2020?

    What Does the ‘WeWork effect’ Mean for IPOs in 2020?

    The public crash and burn of WeWork’s initial public offering and poor early performances from high-priced startups that actually managed to go public in 2019 likely won't stop other “decacorns” from testing the IPO market in 2020, but it may change how they do it. Some of the biggest “decacorns” — startups valued at $10 billion or more on the private markets — made it to market in 2019 as expected , but there are still others that waited and watched an uneven performance by their peers...

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