Published On: Mon, Jul 12th, 2021

Equity Monday: Cybersecurity startups see torrent of collateral as Microsoft looks to buy RiskIQ

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It was a bustling weekend for everyone, regardless of either we were examination a technology, what Branson was adult to, or a footie. we won’t take sides on a match, though we will contend that it was retaining unto a really finish and a good instance of sport. Now, a news:

  • Microsoft is pronounced to be sport adult a squeeze of RiskIQ, a cybersecurity firm. The understanding is reported to be value around $500 million.
  • And this weekend, Twitter began to heed with new regulations in India, moves that come after it mislaid some authorised protections during a throw with a Indian government.
  • China’s tech marketplace has been busy: News is out concerning ByteDance’s IPO delay, Tencent is being forced to dump some song tag exclusivity, and a Chinese supervision recently blocked a partnership of streaming giants in a country.
  • There’s large news out from Flipkart this morning, interjection to a new and outrageous new appropriation turn value $3.6 billion.
  • And returning to a cybersecurity thesis from earlier, startups in a zone are carrying a poetic time lifting collateral in new months, it turns out.

And don’t forget that gain deteriorate is only around a corner. It’s a flattering critical cycle. Why? Because startup valuations are hot, and could take a strike if gain come adult short. And a IPO marketplace is flattering freaking active; bad gain from vital tech companies could tighten exit-prices for mature startups.

Ok! Talk to we on Wednesday!

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