Valuations

News and Articles About Valuations

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
Valuations

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
4 Lessons for Business Valuations
Valuations

4 Lessons for Business Valuations

Valuing growing companies remains an elusive and difficult task. Here's what to keep in mind.
Bakley Smith
Oscar, the Health Insurance Startup, Now Valued at $1.5 Billion
Startup Funding

Oscar, the Health Insurance Startup, Now Valued at $1.5 Billion

The company has also seen triple the number of people enrolled in the last 12 months.
Erin Griffith
Slack Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion
Valuations

Slack Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion

Slack Valuation More Than Doubles to $2.8 Billion The messaging app just raised $160 million in a new financing round.
Ari Levy
Handmade Goods Site Etsy Valued at $3.88 Billion in IPO
IPO

Handmade Goods Site Etsy Valued at $3.88 Billion in IPO

Shares of the online marketplace for crafts more than doubled in their debut.
Bubbles and Brainstorming With Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreesen

Bubbles and Brainstorming With Marc Andreessen

One of America's most important venture capitalists talks tech bubbles, delayed gratification and his firm's efforts to hire a female partner.
The 2 Major Drivers of Company Valuation
Selling a Business

The 2 Major Drivers of Company Valuation

Entrepreneurs should look to the future and create competition to get the best price for their business.
Peter Lehrman
With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion
IPO

With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion

The offering enabled GoDaddy to raise $460 million.
Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says
Valuations

Now Is a 'Fantastic Time' to Invest in Startups, VC Says

Despite concerns of a tech bubble, at least one venture capitalist thinks most of today's heavily funded startups warrant their valuations.
Jacob Pramuk