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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 [...]

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 [...]

Unicorns Startups: The Great Disruptors

Have unicorns startups become present day versions of IBM, GE, Bell Labs, GM and Walmart on steroids? In the days of old (pre-Amazon circa 1994), for these giants of industry, emphasis was on the bottom line and steady growth over many, many years. This strategy is in stark contrast to today’s movers and shakers where [...]

ezCater Just Ordered $150M Investment at $1B+ Valuation

ezCater authorized enough shares for a $150 million raise at a valuation of $1.294 billion, if all shares authorized are issued. The catering ordering service is previously backed by Insight Venture Partners, ICONIQ Capital, Wellington Management Company, and Launchpad Venture Group to name a few. The most recent round, Series D-1, follows the $100 million [...]

The RealReal is About to Be Our Next Unicorn

The RealReal authorized enough shares for a $70 million raise at a valuation of $1.06 billion, if all shares authorized are issued. The luxury consignment e-commerce company is previously backed by Great Hill Partners, Sandbridge Capital, PWP Growth Equity, Industry Ventures, Greycroft Partners, and Canaan Partners to name a few. The most recent round, Series [...]