Why are tech stocks down so much?

If you haven’t noticed, all your favorite tech stocks are taking a nose dive. What gives? Something very simple that you learn when you become a financial professional: the discounted cash flow model, or DCF.

Limeade Acquires TINYpulse: More Than Meets the Eye?

Earlier this week, Limeade acquired TINYpulse for $8.8 million in cash (along with some possible earnouts over the next 18 months). The acquisition is interesting on its own merits — even in a Work Tech market that rarely suffers from a slow news day. The combination of “employee listening” with “immersive well-being solutions” is a […]

Q2 Work Tech Investments

Want some good news? The Starr Conspiracy has broken down the Work Tech investment numbers for the first half of 2020, and 2020 is on an almost identical pace to last year’s investments. For the period April 1–June 30, we tracked 99 Work Tech deals worth $1.7 billion, compared to $2.2 billion in Q2 2019. […]

Q1 2020 Work Tech Investment: $2.04B

With a couple of days left to go, we can go ahead and say that it was a good quarter: $2.04 billion in investment (77 deals). This is up from $1.7B (69 deals) in Q1 2019. That’s the silver lining.