Twitter gave its remaining employees private equity grants late Friday night, valuing the company at $20 billion just five months after Elon Musk completed his takeover of the social media company for $44 billion, according to a person briefed on the grants. In an email to staff detailing the grants, Musk acknowledged the valuation drop but said he sees “a clear, but difficult, path” to a...
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