Casper CEO"s obsession with a $1 billion "unicorn" valuation reportedly derailed 3 potential buyouts

Casper CEO Philip Krim's obsession with securing a $1 billion "unicorn" valuation derailed three potential buyouts of the online.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Casper CEO"s obsession with a $1 billion "unicorn" valuation reportedly derailed a potential buyout

Chance Yeh/Getty Images Casper CEO Philip Krim's ob.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2020

Self-driving truck startup may be Silicon Valley"s next unicorn

PlusAI Inc., a self-driving truck start founded by Stanford University grads, is reportedly in talks to raise $200 million in funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion. The Cupertino-based company is raising the round to help it set up a joint vent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Report: Slack eyeing early 2019 IPO

Slack is reportedly eyeing an IPO in early 2019 and the mega-unicorn with a valuation of $7 billion would launch off of the back of a red-hot year for tech IPOs in 2018. The communication and collaboration messaging tool reportedly has not hired .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Stripe snags $100 million, elevating valuation to $22.5 billion

San Francisco-based fintech Stripe's valuation has reportedly soared to $22.5 billion. The online payments unicorn raised $100 million from Tiger Global Management, an add-on to its $245 million round led by the investment firm in September, The .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Casper IPO valuation dwindles from peak of $1 billion

Casper Sleep Inc, the online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent, expects its initial public offering valuation to be well below the roughly $1 billion it commanded in the last funding round......»»

Category: topSource: reuters22 hr. 41 min. ago

The top 25 best-known unicorns: New study

Unicorn companies are defined as a privately held startup company with a valuation over $1 billion dollars. The list of companies that have reached “unicorn... The post The top 25 best-known unicorns: New study appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 22nd, 2020

Driving-range chain Topgolf could reportedly IPO as soon as this year with a $4 billion valuation

Jason Kempin/Getty Images Topgolf International has selected its partner banks for an initial public offering that could arrive as early as this year, Bloomberg reported Monday. The offering would value Topgolf at $4 billion, Bloomb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2020

Gucci"s owner reportedly held talks to buy Moncler in a potential $12 billion deal

Christian Vierig/ getty images The luxury giant behind Gucci and Balenciaga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 5th, 2019

Gucci"s owner has reportedly held talks to buy Moncler in a potential $12 billion deal

Christian Vierig/ getty images The luxury giant behind Gucci and Balenciaga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 5th, 2019

Green"s in fashion as Lithuanian used clothes site joins $1 billion club

Vinted, an online marketplace for second-hand clothes, has surfed a sustainable fashion wave to become Lithuania's first technology startup to reach "unicorn" status with a valuation of over $1 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2019

Impossible Foods could double valuation to $4 billion as it weighs new funding

Impossible Foods' billion-dollar valuation could get even meatier if the food tech company orders up another round of funding. The Redwood City-based food tech company is reportedly in talks with investors for a round that would raise between $30.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 25th, 2019

A Bezos-backed trucking startup now valued at $2.75 billion just raised $400 million from Al Gore"s fund to dominate the digital-freight market

Mario Tama/Getty Images Convoy just raised $400 million for its freight brokerage and software solution. The Seattle-based trucking tech unicorn is now valued at $2.75 billion. Convoy was unable to share the details of that valuation.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2019

WeWork"s valuation could reportedly slip below $8 billion as part of SoftBank"s proposed bailout of the embattled company

Getty Images AsiaPac SoftBank is reportedly eyeing a plan to rescue .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019

SoftBank could reportedly take control of WeWork at a valuation below $10 billion as the embattled office rental company seeks bailout options

WeWork WeWork's options to avoid running out of cash could include a SoftBank financing deal that would give the Japanese company — WeWork's largest investor — control of the office rental .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2019

Report: Cloud data unicorn Rubrik sends out feelers about possible sale

Cloud data management unicorn Rubrik Inc. has reportedly approached large tech companies about a possible sale. The Information on Tuesday cited unnamed sources who said that the Palo Alto business, which was valued at about $3.3 billion in a Janu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

L.A. fin-tech startup Dave hits unicorn status with new banking product

Dave Inc. has deposited $50 million from Norwest Venture Partners, bringing the Los Angeles fin-tech startup's total funding to more than $186 million and its valuation to $1 billion. The move comes just a few months after the company raised $110.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

Here are the 30 new unicorns born in the Bay Area this year

The herd of venture-backed unicorn companies in the Bay Area has grown to 109, with 30 new ones joining so far this year. One of them, The RealReal Inc., actually went public just a few months after hitting a $1 billion-plus valuation for the first time.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2019

Report: McAfee Could Fetch $8B Valuation In IPO

McAfee, partly owned by Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), is reportedly pursuing an initial public offering that would value the cybersecurity company at $8 billion or more, Bloomberg re read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 28th, 2019

Colorado Has A Unicorn: Digital Payment Company Ibotta

Ibotta, the company behind the mobile shopping app that bears its name ("I bought a ... "), has reached unicorn status after confirming a Series D financing round at a roughly $1-billion valuation. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 6th, 2019

Ethereum Co-Founder’s Polkadot Closes Token Sale, Claims $1.2 Billion Valuation

Polkadot has closed on a private token sale that it says values the blockchain interoperability project as a tech unicorn......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 28th, 2019