Valuations

News and Articles About Valuations

Will the Tech-Startup Bubble Burst in 2015?
Bubbles

Will the Tech-Startup Bubble Burst in 2015?

Peter Cohan describes some of the key indications: a flood of late-stage investment, a spike in sky-high valuations and a rising tide of venture-capital-backed IPOs.
Peter S. Cohan
Let's Stop Laughing at Groupon
Valuations

Let's Stop Laughing at Groupon

Groupon is not a cautionary tale of unicorns past.
How to Determine the Value of Your Pre-Revenue Startup
Valuations

How to Determine the Value of Your Pre-Revenue Startup

Here are the formulas and turns of phrase the experts use to determine what your work is worth.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Where Big Tech Is Headed
Technology

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Where Big Tech Is Headed

We're in the early stages of a data-science revolution, he says.
How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months
Valuations

How to Get a $1 Billion Valuation in Just Eight Months

How can Slack, a business software company that makes a product that's less than a year old, be worth more than $1 billion?
Erin Griffith
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation
Funding

Home Improvement Startup Porch Raises $65 Million at $500 Million Valuation

The 16-month-old company plans to allocate funds towards enhancing its new mobile app.
Geoff Weiss
5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning
Selling a Business

5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning

Being properly prepared puts the company leader in the best vantage point even if a sale is not immediately on the horizon.
Michelle Brennan Hall
Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million
Growth Strategies

Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million

The latest round is said to value the two-year-old company at roughly $2 billion.
Nina Zipkin
Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion
News and trends

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion

The company raised a fresh $1.1 billion from investors and is currently the No. 3 smartphone company in the world behind Samsung and Apple.
Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots
fake followers

Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots

That's why your follower count just went down.
Laura Entis
Instagram Now Valued at $35 Billion, Analyst Says
Instagram

Instagram Now Valued at $35 Billion, Analyst Says

Could the photo-sharing tool be Zuckerberg's greatest 'steal'?
Taylor Lorenz
How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup
Funding

How to Seek Early-Stage Funding That Won't Spoil Your Startup

Entrepreneurs often anguish over determining the value of their companies. Here are some tips to help avoid mistakes.
Peter Gasca
Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters
Valuations

Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters

The ridesharing company is reportedly raising new financing that would value it at $40 billion.
Laura Entis