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SPACs: Not living up to the hype

The prospect of a company going public can be exhilarating, for journalists as well as company founders. Businesses are able to raise capital for expansion while founders enjoy a windfall.

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The ABCs of funding rounds

Someone might have a great idea for a startup, but it’s not going to go anywhere without money. Initially, investors will start a business with their own savings or borrow

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Experts’ tips for evaluating startups

Covering startups can be exciting and frustrating all at the same time. The newest billion-dollar startup can become the hottest topic in the business and tech media overnight, and its

An introduction to covering banking

The following is an excerpt from a Beat Basics Update by Heather Landy, Mary Fricker and Theo Francis and updated by Yael Grauer on covering banking. You can read the entire update to

The business of cryptocurrencies

From its involvement in recent cyber attacks against global corporations to its passing of $60,000 in value in April 2021, bitcoin is becoming a focal point in business and the

Investigating public and private companies

The following is an excerpt from a Beat Basics Update by Rob Wells on investigative business reporting. You can read the entire update to the ebook here. Public Companies When it comes to business journalism,

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