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9 New York Companies Poised for an IPO

From software to exercise bikes, these 9 New York companies are poised for an IPO according to the Prime Unicorn Index. 1. Urban Compass, Inc. Description: Urban Compass develops a technology-driven real estate platform that enables agents and clients to streamline and transform the process of finding a home. Total Funding: $298.24 M Post-Money Valuation: [...]

IPO Outlook: Avalara Files S-1

Tax compliance company, Avalara, plans to go public after raising almost $300M in funding since 2005. Here's how they are currently tracking against the index: Avalara started raising money back in 2005, with their last round in 2016. Their Valuation started to skyrocket after their Series B round in 2011, and almost made Unicorn Status [...]

ThoughtSpot Raises $145M, Gets Closer To Unicorn Status

ThoughtSpot, a big data and analytics software company, filed an Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation on April 2, 2018 confirming a $145M investment. This latest Series D round puts their post-money valuation closer to Unicorn status at $888M. Backers included General Catalyst, Khosla, Future Fund, Lightspeed, and Sapphire Ventures. Co-Founder Ajeet Singh, who previously [...]

Quarterly Report: Q2 Reconstitution Report

The Prime Unicorn Index added ten constituents and dropped three in its quarterly reconstitution, for a total of 100 index components as of Q2 2018. The additions to the Index are: Turbonomic Peloton Interactive Pollen Sweetgreens YapStone Ziprecruiter Rent the Runway Twist Bioscience Planet Labs Wag Labs The deletions from the Index are: Flatiron Health [...]

Quarterly Report: Q1 2018 Trend Report

The Q1 2018 Prime Unicorn Index Trend Report is an analysis of 93 components that comprised the Index in the first quarter of 2018. 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 [...]

Unicorn Brief: Samsara Networks Raises $50M at $1.3B Valuation

Samsara Networks more than doubled their valuation with their latest Series D investment of $50M from Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst.  Here's a look at the Share Price Analysis between Common and Preferred: Total investments of $129M deepens their strong financial position. The new funding builds on Samsara’s already-strong financial position, providing the company with [...]

Unicorn IPO Outlook: Pivotal Software Files S-1

Pivotal Software, an enterprise PaaS platform filed their S-1 on March 23rd. Since Pivotal is essentially owned by Dell, there were rumors of Pivotal going public to pay down some of the Billions worth of debt that Dell owes. Not the case, as stated in their S-1 " We do not intend to transfer any [...]

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 [...]