All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Valuation’

Spotify Might Raise $220 Million

According to a source knowledgable on the matter, music streaming service Spotify is on the process of raising hundreds of millions of dollars, with a potential valuation of $4 billion. According to the New York Times, Spotify may ultimately garner roughly $220 million, with possibly $100 million coming from Goldman Sachs. Spotify, based in Sweden, was launched in the U.S. …

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Pinterest Raises $100 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation

Regardless of varying reports of Pinterest’s growth as of late, the social photo-sharing site was still able to raise $100 million in venture capital, with a valuation of $1.5 billion. Tokyo-based Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s largest internet companies, contributed $50 million to the latest investment round. Since its inception in 2008, Pinterest was only able to garner about …

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Latest Instagram Valuation Round led by Sequoia

Any developer of an internet app that people are actually using is likely raising venture capital at present, and Instagram is set to receive $50 million at a $500 million valuation after wrapping up a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital, according to sources close to the dealings. The maker of the growing photo-sharing application, which recently found its …

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Exclusive: Does Facebook’s IPO Make Good Business Sense?

Companies file for IPOs all the time, but the recent filing by social networking giant Facebook has seemed to connect with nearly everyone, and in a big way. On Wednesday, Facebook filed for its IPO in hopes to raise $5 billion or more, which would make it the largest initial public offering from an Internet or technology company.

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