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10 new words you need to know in Silicon Valley

Mike Elgan | Oct. 13, 2015
As the pace of technology accelerates, so does the rate of new coinages.

10. Unicorpse

A "unicorpse" is a dead unicorn -- a startup that gains a valuation of more than $1 billion, then declines and fails before going public. This hasn't happened yet, but some say that Evernote might become the first "unicorpse."

So there you have it. The 10 new words you need to know in order to understand Silicon Valley today, and the culture it has wrought. Duang!

 

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