Valuations

News and Articles About Valuations

Snapchat Seeks New Funding at Up to $19 Billion Valuation
Snapchat

Snapchat Seeks New Funding at Up to $19 Billion Valuation

The popular messaging app is looking to raise as much as $500 million.
How FlashFunders Streamlines the Investor Roadshow
Startup Financing

How FlashFunders Streamlines the Investor Roadshow

The beta site has helped eight startups so far. Here's how it works.
Michelle Goodman
Tesla Is Years Away From Its Goal of Reaching Apple
Tesla

Tesla Is Years Away From Its Goal of Reaching Apple

It might be more than two decades before the electric car maker reaches Apple's current market value.
Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Values Apple at More Than $1 Trillion
Apple

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Values Apple at More Than $1 Trillion

Icahn said Apple's price-to-earnings ratio should be about 20 times.
With Big Solar Power Deal, Apple's Market Cap Closes Over $700 Billion
Apple

With Big Solar Power Deal, Apple's Market Cap Closes Over $700 Billion

Apple set a record, becoming the first American company to close with such a high market cap.
How a High Valuation Can Run Your Business Into the Ground
Venture Capital

How a High Valuation Can Run Your Business Into the Ground

An inflated early-stage valuation makes raising the first round of capital easier but the expectations make everything after harder.
David Mandell
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