2023-04-20 11:00

Angels, dragons, unicorns? A brief guide to start-up terminology

Getting confused when people start talking about angels, dragons and unicorns? This brief guide to start-up lingo contains the most commonly used start-up terminology, which is often rather cryptical and not very intuitive.
Confused young male computer programmer scratching head while sitting with laptop at creative office

A lot of words and terms are floating around in the start-up universe, and not all of them are straightforward and easy to understand. You might have heard of a unicorn, but what is a decacorn? And what exactly is a cap table – or a runway? The list goes on …

However, when you’ve been through this tiny start-up encyclopedia with the most popular start-up lingo, we guarantee you will feel a lot smarter.