Southeast Asia’s Grab lands $1B from Toyota at a $10B valuation

Grab,  the ride-hailing firm that acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia business earlier this year, is raising a new round of funding and it just announced that it will be led by Toyota, which is committing $1 billion in capital. The deal values … Read More

The case for Xiaomi, the $70 billion company—and for Xiaomi, the $30 billion company

Xiaomi is preparing for an IPO in Hong Kong, and its valuation estimates are already catching eyeballs. Early this year it was reportedly seeking a nearly $200 billion valuation, a number that became $100 billion when it published its prospectus (pdf) last month. Since … Read More

What to Say When a VC Asks About Your Company’s Valuation (Hint: Don’t Give Them a Number)

One of the hardest things about the fundraising process for entrepreneurs is that you’re trying to raise money from people who have “asymmetric information.” VC firms see thousands of deals and have a refined sense of how the market is valuing deals because they … Read More

Breaking Down Slack’s Valuation: An Interactive Analysis

Slack recently reported its latest performance figures, with the technology company hitting 3 million paying customers for its services out of a reported aggregate base of 8 million total customers. This is a major improvement from September last year, when the … Read More

Uber’s raising up to $600M in a secondary round at $62B valuation, Q1 sales grew to $2.5B

Uber’s CEO is in Paris this week meeting with the French president to talk tech in Europe and expanding its insurance coverage in the region, but back in the U.S. the company is moving ahead on another kind of expansion. … Read More

Planning To Sell Your Company? Increase Your Valuation With This Simple Strategy

You’re stuck with it right?  It is what it is.  You have been keeping meticulous records of your profits for years.  You have saved on taxes by cleverly putting perfectly legal expenses into your company which also happen to increase … Read More

Apple races toward $1-trillion valuation with Amazon hot on its heels

Apple is on the verge of becoming the first US$1-trillion publicly listed U.S. company, but even if it gets there, it could soon be overtaken as Amazon.com surges from behind. Started in the garage of co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976, … Read More

Smartphone Firm Xiaomi Has Reportedly Trimmed the Valuation for Its Massive IPO. Here’s Why

Xiaomi, whose upcoming initial public offering may be the largest in four years, has reportedly dialed down the hype around its worth. The Chinese smartphone firm had, according to a Bloomberg report last week, been aiming for a $100 billion … Read More

Valuation changes to cost council millions

The Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges shires have added their voices to calls for the state government to pump the breaks on changes to the way property valuations are conducted. Mount Alexander Shire corporate and community services director Lisa Knight … Read More

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions (BHP, BLT, 6502, GS)

May 16 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Tuesday: ** Spain’s Euskaltel said on Tuesday it had made an offer of around 700 million euros ($770 million), including debt, for Zegona’s … Read More

J.P. Morgan’s Valuations High amid Steady Growth Expectations

Strong track record JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM) stock has given a compound annual growth rate (or CAGR) return of 20.2% over the past five years. The stock has risen 24.4% in the past six months and 41.4% in the past year, … Read More

Property valuations skyrocket throughout Colorado

DENVER — Property values around the state are skyrocketing, and home owners are faced with paying more in taxes. Many homeowners received property valuations in the mail this past week, and judging by the emails sent to our newsroom, many … Read More

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