Valuations

Uber

Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level

Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
Ready For Anything

5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation

There are some guidelines to consider that can steer you toward the right valuation number-and set you on the road to growth.
PayPal

PayPal Valued at About $52 Billion in Market Return

The ecommerce company is expected to build partnerships with rivals and try to seize market share from startups.
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.
Valuations

Latest Investment Values Spotify at $8.2 Billion

The music-streaming company gets another $115 million for a batch of newly issued shares.
Ready For Anything

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
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.
Ready For Anything

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.
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.
Valuations

4 Lessons for Business Valuations

Valuing growing companies remains an elusive and difficult task. Here's what to keep in mind.
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.
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.
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.
Small Business Heroes

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.
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.