The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Beyond Meat said that fourth-quarter sales tripled, but shares fell 7% in after-hours trading as the company missed earnings expectations and announced that its Executive Chairman will resign.
Uber, which was the biggest of the unicorns and had hoped for a valuation of $100bn, is worth around half that now, and its shares have skidded some 30% since its initial public offering in May.
Meat alternative company Beyond Meat announced details of a second share sale, just months after its blockbuster IPO, as the plant-based burger maker raises money to fuel an attempt to meet growing demand and beat out competitors.
Faux meat may be the next fintech, or even marijuana. Especially if it comes smothered in Havarti cheese, beer onions, waffle sweet potato fries and smoked ketchup.
Meatless burger company Beyond Meat, which boasts investors Bill Gates and Leonardo DiCaprio has soared at its debut on the NASDAQ.
Starbucks will start selling a Beyond Meat plant-based breakfast sandwich next week in Canada. As Fred Katayama reports, it marks the first time the world's biggest coffee chain will offer an imitation meat product.
Chicken fast-food chain KFC is teaming up with Beyond Meat to start a trial of plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings in attempt to get in on the growing meat-free craze
Beyond Meat is fighting to sell its plant-based burgers at the meat counter at supermarkets. But as Fred Katayama reports, some retailers say those products may be more suited to the vegan section.
Beyond Meat has just gotten its first sell-side bull after its splashy IPO last week.
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