Valuations The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Valuations en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:55:00 GMT Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO New fundraising round reportedly values the popular social-media management tool at $1 billion. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:55:00 GMT Jason Fell Understanding a Business Valuation Knowing what exactly a business valuation is as well as its components isn't easy. Here's a straightforward rundown. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jessica Ballard Founders: When Fundraising, Ask for More Than You Think You'll Need To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Sam Hogg Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:06:00 GMT Laura Entis Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tendered a $20 million investment in the as-yet-unprofitable ephemeral messaging app last May. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:22:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT Geoff Weiss How Much Can Your Startup Really Grow? Do Your Homework. You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT Steve Blank Box Raises an Additional $150 Million Before IPO The cloud-storage company raised additional financing after publicly filing for an IPO in March. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:40:00 GMT Laura Entis Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:27:00 GMT Ray Hennessey This Could Be Fab's Last Breath The troubled ecommerce site will fire about a third of its staff in its latest round of layoffs and its founder's blog has disappeared. Thu, 22 May 2014 19:15:00 GMT Laura Entis Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs Online file-storage service Box has finally filed to go public. Here's what we know. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:30:00 GMT Laura Entis Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club The online home rental startup is reportedly in advanced talks to raise funding that would make it more valuable than some large hotel operators. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:25:00 GMT Laura Entis Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game King Digital Entertainment, the maker of hit games to play on your smartphone, filed documents with the SEC today outlining the terms of its upcoming IPO. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:22:00 GMT Catherine Clifford More Money, More Problems: The Down Side of a Mega Valuation The bragging rights may be tempting, but achieving a jaw-dropping valuation for your company can cause problems down the line. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT Sam Hogg Time to Get Out? Why Now is a Good Time to Sell Your Business. High stock prices, low interest rates and years of profitability make this year an attractive for an exit strategy. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:30:00 GMT Peter Lehrman Report: Dropbox Eyeing $8 Billion Valuation The online data-storage company is reportedly looking to raise $250 million in the next few weeks, seeking a valuation of about $8 billion. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:07:00 GMT Julie Bort Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:20:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Why Tech Valuations Can't Be Too High or Too Low The eye-popping price tags of companies such as Fab, Pinterest and Snapchat have raised concerns that valuations have gotten out of whack. The reality is there's no such thing as being overvalued or undervalued. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:18:00 GMT Ray Hennessey Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:30:00 GMT Bo Yaghmaie 5 Things Twitter Needs to Answer on Its IPO Roadshow Under traditional metrics, there is no way to justify Twitter's expected valuation. More answers are needed. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT Peter S. Cohan