Valuations

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Will Silicon Valley's Unicorn Herd Grow or Shrink in 2016?
Unicorn Club

Will Silicon Valley's Unicorn Herd Grow or Shrink in 2016?

Startups with high valuations are not as rare as they once were. Will the trend continue?
Jason Ankeny
As Ad Business Struggles, Investors Question Snapchat's $16 Billion Valuation
Snapchat

As Ad Business Struggles, Investors Question Snapchat's $16 Billion Valuation

The free mobile app is having trouble courting advertisers, and investors are nervous.
Square to Price Shares for IPO Today
IPO

Square to Price Shares for IPO Today

The company run by founder Jack Dorsey will debut Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.
This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion
Valuations

This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

The company, founded in 2007, raised $120 million in its latest funding round.
Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly a $1.7 Billion Company Now
Funding

Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly a $1.7 Billion Company Now

The consumer goods company's value has gone up nearly 50 percent since its funding round a year ago, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Laura Entis
Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level
Uber

Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level

Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
Ray Hennessey
5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation
Ready To Launch

5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation

There are some guidelines to consider that can steer you toward the right valuation number-and set you on the road to growth.
Paula Andruss
PayPal Valued at About $52 Billion in Market Return
Ready To Launch

PayPal Valued at About $52 Billion in Market Return

The ecommerce company is expected to build partnerships with rivals and try to seize market share from startups.
10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year
IPO

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year

IT and health care tend to be the most popular business sectors, accounting for 28 percent and 39 percent of all VC-backed IPOs over the past 10 years, respectively.
Geoff Weiss
Latest Investment Values Spotify at $8.2 Billion
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Latest Investment Values Spotify at $8.2 Billion

The music-streaming company gets another $115 million for a batch of newly issued shares.
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Shark Tank

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
Andrew Medal
Is the Tech Bubble Deflating? Maybe Just a Bit.
Tech Bubble

Is the Tech Bubble Deflating? Maybe Just a Bit.

While private market valuations are going through the stratosphere, overall deal making tells a different story.
Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion
Funding

Zenefits, a 2-Year-Old Startup, Is Now Valued at $4.5 Billion

The San Francisco startup offers free HR software to small and medium-sized businesses, and makes money by collecting commissions from benefits providers.
Geoff Weiss
Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round
Funding

Warby Parker Joins Billion-Dollar Valuation Club After Latest $100 Million Funding Round

The glasses maker plans to use the cash to fund expansion of its fleet of physical storefronts.
Geoff Weiss