Unicorn IPO Outlook: Zuora files S-1

Prime Unicorn Index component company Zuora filed their S-1. Here's how they are currently tracking against the index: Here’s a visual breakdown of Zuora's preferred & common share price history over the years:   Since incorporating in 2006, Zuora has successfully raised over $243M. Here's the funding breakdown: Zuora's Post-Money Valuation of $671M is based [...]

Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey – Fourth Quarter 2017

By Cynthia Clarfield Hess, Mark A. Leahy and Khang Tran View the full report Background This report analyzes the terms of 190 venture financings closed in the fourth quarter of 2017 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley. Overview of Results Valuation results continued to be strong in Q4 2017, but the percentage price increases declined [...]

Unicorn Brief: Lyft raises $200 M

On the heels of partnering with CVS and Walgreens, Lyft raises an extra $200M on top of the $1.5B already raised in their Series H round. Magna, a Canadian automotive part supplier, is investing $200 million into Lyft for an equity stake, the companies said on Wednesday. They'll also work on self-driving car tech together, [...]

Exclusive: Warby Parker Seeks To Raise $75 Million

  Exclusive: Warby Parker Seeks To Raise $75 Million March 8, 2018 Warby Parker is looking to raise $75 million for its Series E round of financing, Cheddar has learned.The eyewear company disclosed its plans to raise money in a filing with the state of Delaware on March 7 that was signed by its president [...]

Unicorn Brief: Warby Parker Authorizes $75M Series E

JAND, Inc. (AKA Warby Parker) filed an Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation authorizing 4,771,902 shares of Series E Preferred Stock. Issue price for the Series E is $15.717 making it a possible $75M raise. Here's how JAND (Warby Parker) is tracking against the Prime Unicorn Index:  

Unicorn IPO Watch: Zscaler

How long will it take Zscaler to go public? The S-1 has been filed and the waiting game begins. There is no doubt that there is a need for more cyber security, and Zscaler is very impressive with their product. What makes me curious is the legal proceedings mentioned in the S-1. Symantec seems to [...]