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Calm, San Francisco wellness unicorn, lays off 20% of staff

Calm, the meditation and relaxation tech startup featuring a medley of celebrity voices, has laid off a fifth of its staff. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and employs around 400 people, the Wall Street Journal reported.The affected employees were laid off Thursday, a company spokesperson told SFGATE. Laid-off employees were notified in one-on-one meetings, …

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Stanford dropouts’ startup worth millions, could be India tech unicorn

“When we started this 12 months ago, every conversation we had was, ‘You’re totally out of your mind, this is never going to work,’” said teenage CEO Aadit Palicha. Yet, Palicha’s company has managed to prove those doubters wrong — it’s now nearing unicorn status and is one of India’s fastest-growing quick commerce apps. A unicorn is …

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