The 2007-2009 Financial Crisis Was Surprisingly Kind To Tech Startups

Startups Uber and Airbnb, and venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz have something in common: They were founded in the midst or immediate aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. The above mentioned startup companies have another thing in common: They are mainstays of the unicorn club, possessing valuations of $1 billion or more. Somewhat paradoxically, we can look back at the Great Financial Crisis as a golden era of tech entrepreneurship, one that might not be revisited soon. At least, not until the next crisis comes. Read More>>

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