Valuations

News and Articles About Valuations

20 Facts About the World's Billion-Dollar Startups
Unicorn Club

20 Facts About the World's Billion-Dollar Startups

A new study compares what these "unicorn" companies have in common.
Nina Zipkin
Scandal-Hit Zenefits Slashes Own Valuation as it Cuts Deal With Investors
Inspiring Your Team

Scandal-Hit Zenefits Slashes Own Valuation as it Cuts Deal With Investors

The company seeks to avoid litigation and mend damage in the wake of revelations of cheating.
China's Didi Chuxing Raises $7 Billion in New Funding
Ridesharing Apps

China's Didi Chuxing Raises $7 Billion in New Funding

The funding round valued the company at more than $25 billion.
Snapchat Raises $1.81 Billion in New Funding Round
Snapchat

Snapchat Raises $1.81 Billion in New Funding Round

The company could be valued at about $20 billion.
Wall Street Values Tesla Motors at $620,000 Per Car Sold Last Year
Tesla

Wall Street Values Tesla Motors at $620,000 Per Car Sold Last Year

As a comparison, consider that General Motors Co.'s $48 billion market value is equivalent to about $4,800 for every vehicle it sold last year.
4 Ways to Keep Your Tech Startup From Tanking
Tech Startups

4 Ways to Keep Your Tech Startup From Tanking

The competition is fierce in the tech space. Many startups falter within the first year or two.
Murray Newlands
Slack Raises $200 Million, Boosting Valuation to $3.8 Billion
Slack

Slack Raises $200 Million, Boosting Valuation to $3.8 Billion

The latest funding round comes in spite of a contraction in venture capital investing for technology startups, amid widespread concern about high valuations.
A Startup Is Like a Home Still Being Built. Don't Value it at Next Year's Dream Market Price When Pitching an Angel Investor.
Valuations

A Startup Is Like a Home Still Being Built. Don't Value it at Next Year's Dream Market Price When Pitching an Angel Investor.

Serious investors want to know about your new venture's real revenue, team strength, registered intellectual property and other important elements.
Martin Zwilling
Snapchat Raises $175 Million in Latest Funding Round
Snapchat

Snapchat Raises $175 Million in Latest Funding Round

At $16 billion, Snapchat is the sixth mostly highly valued venture-backed company in the world.
Uber Losing $1 Billion a Year to Compete in China
Uber

Uber Losing $1 Billion a Year to Compete in China

The company's Chinese business boosted its valuation last month to more than $8 billion after raising more than $1 billion in its latest funding round.
Examining True Valuation In the Wake of Disappointing Tech IPOs
IPO

Examining True Valuation In the Wake of Disappointing Tech IPOs

A spate of valuations below expectations has many tech investors worried but the problem is likely just normal Silicon Valley volatility.
Tx Zhuo
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.
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