089 – The Tale of Two Unicorns

KTsMoneyMatters Podcast

In this episode KT discusses:

• What a unicorn company actually is
• If unicorns are actually “rare”
• Unicorn hype reminiscent of 1990s .com boom

Key Takeaways:

• Market value ≠ Profitability
• The pros and cons of companies going public
• The difference between Lyft and Pinterest’s IPO strategies

Quote: “I know there are unicorn hunters out there. What I would say to you is just be careful and make sure you’re not buying a heard of horses.”- KT

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About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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