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 set a record, becoming the first American company to close with such a high market cap.
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.

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.

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

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

We're in the early stages of a data-science revolution, he says.

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?

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.

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.
Selling a Business

5 Things Business Owners Should Keep in Mind With Succession Planning

Being properly prepared puts the company leader in the best vantage point even if a sale is not immediately on the horizon.
Growth Strategies

Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million

The latest round is said to value the two-year-old company at roughly $2 billion.
News and Trends

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion

The company raised a fresh $1.1 billion from investors and is currently the No. 3 smartphone company in the world behind Samsung and Apple.
fake followers

Instagram Just Murdered All of Its Robots

That's why your follower count just went down.

Instagram Now Valued at $35 Billion, Analyst Says

Could the photo-sharing tool be Zuckerberg's greatest 'steal'?