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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

Buying TikTok"s US operations could reportedly cost Microsoft anywhere from $10 billion to $30 billion (MSFT)

Zheng Shuai/VCG via Getty Images TikTok's parent company ByteDance is currently in talks with various US companies to acquire the app's US operations in order to avoid a potential ban in the US. Micro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020

"Fortnite" creator Epic Games is reportedly raising fresh funds at a valuation of more than $15 billion

Epic Games Epic Games, the developer of "Fortnite," has reportedly held talks to raise fresh funds valuing it abov.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 22nd, 2020

Fortnite creator Epic Games is reportedly raising fresh funds at a valuation of more than $15 billion

Epic Games Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, has reportedly held talks to raise fresh funds valuing it above its last valuation of .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 22nd, 2020

This design startup might be San Francisco"s latest unicorn

It is looking like San Francisco design software startup Figma will be the next unicorn after talks of raising $50 million at a $2 billion valuation were reported by Forbes Friday afternoon. The huge jump in valuation from $440 million in 2019 t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Robinhood is reportedly raising a fresh $250 million at an $8 billion valuation

Ben Margot/AP Robinhood is reportedly raising new funds at a v.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

Cisco-backed data storage unicorn more than doubles valuation in $250M funding

Hybrid data storage unicorn Cohesity Inc. more than doubled its valuation to $2.5 billion in a $250 million funding announced Thursday. The downtown San Jose-based company's round is the latest indication that venture firms are willing to continue ope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2020

Airbnb is reportedly paying a steep 10% interest on the debt it just raised in its $1 billion funding and its valuation is nearly half what it was in 2017

Stephen Lam/Reuters Airbnb will pay more than 10% in interest on the additional funding it just secured from Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The investors were also offered warrants that can conver.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Airbnb has reportedly dropped its internal valuation to $26 billion as the coronavirus halts travel worldwide

Reuters Airbnb has lowered its internal valuation to $26 billion, the Financial Times reported Thursday. That'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 2nd, 2020

San Mateo online game hub"s valuation jumps to $4B in $150M funding

Online gaming platform Roblox Corp.'s valuation has reportedly jumped to $4 billion in a $150 million Series G round of funding disclosed on Wednesday afternoon. That's up from the $2.4 billion the San Mateo company was figured to be worth after it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2020

Silicon Valley"s newest unicorn helps its clients" apps fly

The Palo Alto company more than doubled its valuation to about $1.1 billion in a comparably small Series C funding round of $60 million led by Dell Technologies Capital and Iconiq Capital......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

Casper Sleep’s valuation drop still not enough

Casper Sleep Inc (NYSE:CSPR) is on the short path to disaster. Casper CEO Philip Krim had determinedly pursued a $1 billion valuation for his mattress... The post Casper Sleep’s v.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 24th, 2020

Casper starts trading at $14.50 per share in market debut

Casper at one point, as a private business, was valued at $1.1 billion, giving it so-called unicorn status......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2020

Mattress firm Casper receives sleepy IPO reception

Company secures valuation of $476 million in flotation, down from more than $1 billion last year.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020

Casper prices its IPO at $12 a share, giving it a valuation of $490 million, confirming that it"s no longer a unicorn

Mike Blake/Reuters Casper on Wednesday priced its IPO at $12 a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 5th, 2020

With new $150M, Globalization Partners could be Boston’s next unicorn

Employment services firm Globalization Partners Inc. expects to hit a $1 billion valuation and become Boston’s newe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2020

San Mateo video security startup joins the unicorn club

Rapidly growing security video startup Verkada Inc.'s valuation jumped by more than $1 billion in an $80 million Series C funding it disclosed on Wednesday. The San Mateo company is now valued at about $1.6 billion and has aggressive plans to increase i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020