Erin Griffith

technology reporter, New York Times

Erin Griffith on KCRW

Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb are preparing to go public this year. All of them are valuated in the tens of billions of dollars.

Tech unicorns: Who will be the next Facebook or Amazon?

Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb are preparing to go public this year. All of them are valuated in the tens of billions of dollars.

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