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How to Make Waves With a Startup Valuation

How to Make Waves With a Startup Valuation

There’s a lot of hype around startup valuations. Landing a large number can be a big win for startups, not to mention the excitement that springs up anytime the news of “unicorns” with billion-dollar valuations arise. Earlier this year, London-based TransferWise announced a funding round of $26 million with a $1.1 billion valuation. What’s most notable...

Profitable or Big Valuation? Which One Is Best? Lessons from Living Social

Profitable or Big Valuation? Which One Is Best? Lessons from Living Social In the world of "venture" investing, the deals that many investors are looking for are unicorns - billion dollar companies. Uber, AirBNB, Dropbox and other companies like this (before they go public) are what investors are looking for. Companies that can go VERY BIG. It's...