CB Insights, a firm that tracks start-ups, analyzed a variety of data to create a list of 50 private companies around the world that are on a path to a $1 billion valuation.
Two new books, “The Fixer” and “Regulatory Hacking,” explain why disruptive start-ups need to anticipate the regulatory reaction of the industry interests they threaten.
The financing reflects the technology’s embrace by Beijing, which has created a better environment for companies to test it than in the West.
Marijuana sales are now legal in 30 states. But the federal government has not made it easy for the owners of those businesses to pay their taxes.