[Interview] Justin Byers Turns Passion for ‘Trading’ into a Career Tracking Behemoth Private Companies at Prime Unicorn Index

Justin Byers is the Chief Data Officer of Prime Unicorn Index, an industry leader when it comes to analyzing the market for Unicorns. Although the data that we use is public, it is data that few either know about and/or utilize. We use this data to determine which of the companies may be included into [...]

Thumbtack to raise $120M, flat round

Thumbtack authorized enough shares for a $120 million raise at a valuation of $1.32 billion, if all shares authorized are issued. The online marketplace for consumer services is previously backed by Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global Management, Google Ventures (GV), and Javelin Venture Partners to name a few. The most recent round, Series H, follows the [...]

DoorDash to raise $1 Billion

DoorDash authorized enough shares for a $1 Billion raise at a valuation of $12.6 billion, if all shares authorized are issued. The delivery service company is previously backed by Sequoia Capital, SoftBank, GIC Special Investments, Khosla Ventures, DST Global, and Temasek Holdings to name a few. The most recent round, Series G, follows the $400 [...]

Unity Software Ups Their Game With $125M Funding

Unity Software authorized enough shares for a $125 million raise at a valuation of $5.96 billion, if all shares authorized are issued. Unity provides a real-time 3D development platform and is previously backed by Thrive Capital Partners, DFJ Growth, Silver Lake Partners, and Sequoia Capital to name a few. The most recent round, Series E, follows [...]

Prime Unicorn Index: Q1 Trend Report

The Q1 Prime Unicorn Index Trend Report is an analysis of 116 components that comprised the Index in the first quarter of 2019. The Index includes both unicorns and “approaching unicorns,” which are private companies with a valuation of at least $500 million. Valuations for individual components are determined by an analysis of various documents, [...]

Mars Is Getting Closer As SpaceX Lands Another $500 Million

SpaceX authorized enough shares for a $500 million raise at a valuation of $29 billion, if all shares authorized are issued. The rocket and spacecraft company was founded by Elon Musk in 2002 and has been making history ever since. SpaceX has gained worldwide attention for a series of historic milestones. It is the only [...]