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2016’s top programming trends

 Last January I wrote a TechCrunch post predicting the major programming trends of 2016. But in the software development world, things can change very quickly. It can be difficult to see the high-level trends clearly through all the chatter about shiny new development languages, frameworks and tools. So, as we near the end of 2016, how accurate were my predictions? Read More
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Author: Martin Puryear

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WTF is a liquidation preference?

 If you work in the tech industry, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term “liquidation preference” at some point. You may have experienced a chill as the words fell upon your ears, too. There’s a non-medical reason for this: liquidation preferences are created to ensure that investors get paid before anyone at a startup when the company either sells or else goes out of… Read More
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Author: Connie Loizos

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The drought is over… a torrent of tech IPOs is expected in 2017

 We’ve just witnessed one of the most surprising tech IPO markets in decades. Wall Street set record upon record throughout 2016, and tech stocks led the way, hitting all-time highs. And yet, we saw a mere 13 IPOs for venture-backed U.S. technology companies during the entire year. I’ve been in this industry for more than 40 years and I can’t remember anything like it. Read More
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Author: David Riggs,Sandy Miller

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