It takes an average of 5 years to become a billion-dollar company

Next we will look at how long it took for these companies to become unicorns. Based on my data, it took anywhere from one or two years from the first funding round (e.g., Allogene) to twelve years or more. The average is about five years.


This is one of the many passages I read in books and articles on a daily basis. They span many disciplines, including art, artificial intelligence, automation, behavioral economics, cloud computing, cognitive psychology, enterprise management, finance, leadership, marketing, neuroscience, startups, and venture capital.

I occasionally add a personal note to them.

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