Valuations

Airbnb

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.
Valuations

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.
Finance

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.
Growth Strategies

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.
Starting a Business

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

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.
Finance

Car-Service Company Uber Reportedly Valued at $3.5 Billion

The San Francisco-based limo company has also reportedly received approximately $250 million from Google Ventures, the largest investment that Google's venture capital arm has ever made.
Finance

Mobileye Valued at $1.5 Billion, Highlights Self-Driving Car Market

Mobileye says it has raised money from five investors that valued its equity at $1.5 billion, highlighting the market potential for driver-assistance systems.
Finance

The Art and Science of Company Valuations (Infographic)

See a visual explanation of how young companies are valued, in some cases before they're even making money.
Technology

15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

You might be surprised at some of the companies that have reached the billion-dollar valuation mark.
Starting a Business

On Sharks, Scrubbies and Why Money Isn't Everything

In this new series, an investor takes a closer look at a deal for a promising scrubbing sponge business on the hit business television show.
Growth Strategies

What Makes Facebook Worth So Much

After Facebook's IPO, the social network is being valued at about $100 billion. Here's how you can try to emulate that success.