The Global VC

Unicorpses and other Valley jargon, defined

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A young girl plays with a Hasbro Inc. My Little Pony character in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Hasbro Inc. is expected to report quarterly earnings on July 20, 2015. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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A startup-speak cheat sheet.*

If you’ve been paying attention to Silicon Valley this year, you’ve likely heard of a startup unicorn. (If you haven’t, read our cover story, The Age of Unicorns, from January.) The proliferation of these billion-dollar startups has created its own vocabulary. Here’s our guide to speaking the language.

500 Global Team

500 Global Team