Archives for July 2017

Why Laureate Education’s IPO Matters to Silicon Valley

Laureate Education just made it safe for entrepreneurs, lawyers and venture capitalists to incorporate and build startups as benefit corporations. After 18 months in registration, Laureate Education went public on February 1, 2017 as the first publicly listed benefit corporation. By completing its IPO and raising $490 million, Laureate Education legitimized this seven year old corporate form. With Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Barcley’s as lead… [Continue reading this post]