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Snap Lifts Silicon Valley's Mood

Rory Cellan-Jones on how the company behind Snapchat, the messaging service loved by teenagers, is getting ready to hit the New York Stock Exchange.

The company behind Snapchat gets ready to hit the New York Stock Exchange with a mammoth $25bn valuation. Plus tech founder Ismail Ahmed of WorldRemit on why he's worried for himself and his customers about Donald Trump's US travel ban against people from seven predominantly-Muslim countries. And how the Basque province of Biscay wants to encourage ordinary savers to invest in startups. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with Jane Wakefield from the BBC Online tech desk, and special guest Lucy Marcus, tech investment consultant and columnist.

(Image: Snapchat sign hanging on the New York Stock Exchange, Credit: Reuters/ Brendan McDermid).

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