Unicorns no longer an easy ride for Silicon Valley kings

Mr Joe Gebbia, a co-founder of the home rental company Airbnb, announced his departure from the company's leadership. BT PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
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(NYTIMES) - The young kings of Silicon Valley are dismounting their unicorns.

They are writing sentimental blog posts that outline their legacies. They are expressing hope for their companies' prospects. They are quitting their jobs leading the start-ups they founded.

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