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For SaaS Businesses, $3 Billion Might Be the New Marker of a Unicorn

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

The most recent collection of public companies in or orbiting the SaaS industry to offer an IPO are all worth $3 billion or close to that number. The coveted $1 billion valuation and the companies who earn it, termed “unicorns,” might be getting supplanted…



4 of New York’s Biggest VC-Backed Tech Exits Happened This Year Already

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you look at a list of the top ten VC-backed tech exits, you’ll find four of them happened in 2017. What does it mean? That NY tech companies are finding the money, whether it’s an IPO or an acquisition. But that finish-line success…



Carvana Will Finally Sell Cars In Their Backyard

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The only process more painful than buying a used car is having to register it at the DMV. Fortunately, there are companies trying to make it a bit easier. Carvana, the online auto retail platform, is making it a breeze to purchase pre-owned cars…


Portland, Maine

3 Signs That Vets First Choice Is Preparing for an IPO

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Going public is a big deal for any company. It requires months of preparation, years of hard work, and decades of innovative thinking. And if you’re pay attention, it can be easy to spot these companies before they make the move. And while I…


Cisco Acquired AppDynamics for $3.7B Just Days Before It Went Public

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Cisco just purchased application monitoring company AppDynamics for a massive $3.7 billion. AppDynamics was slated to go public this week, so the news is a shakeup for the tech community, with warning implications for any other companies plannng an IPO in 2017. AppDynamics Made…



30% of Unicorns Will Sell for Under a Billion Dollars

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Unicorn startups are those valued at over a billion dollars. So the fact that 30 percent of U.S. tech startup unicorns are on track to sell for under that impressive mark is bad news. This data-driven sucker-punch comes through a study, published Tuesday, from SharesPost Inc,…


What the Twilio IPO Means for Other Startups Going Public

By | Jul 1, 2016 at 5:02 pm

API unicorn Twilio just went public, and its shares have more than doubled immediately: initially going for $14, the shares topped $40 yesterday and have stayed above $30 at the time of writing. They’re volatile, but trading very well. The cloud communications company is the first…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Dell’s Historic Tech Acquisition of EMC

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 3:08 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by my intense workout sesh this morning. Things you need to know about: AngelList just raised $400 million from the Chinese private-equity firm CSC Venture Capital to support their seed fund for early-stage investments. Need more…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: LogMeIn Buys Out LastPass

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup the biggest piece of news might be LogMeIn acquiring LastPass. It’s interesting because LastPass had a major security vulnerability exploited not long ago, and there’s no evidence that they’ve actually raised any outside capital to date. Outside of that,…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Here’s What Happened While we Were at Celebrate

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

You may have noticed our Tech.Co funding roundup hasn’t been published for the last few days, but that’s because we’ve been busy in Downtown Vegas at our annual Celebrate Conference. In today’s roundup, we wanted to bring you the highlights from the last few days,…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: AARP and JP Morgan Commit to Older Generations

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

My counterpart Ronald Barba couldn’t write today’s Tech.Co deals roundup because he’s on his way to Downtown Vegas for our third annual Celebrate Conference. Hopefully we’ll see all of you there this weekend. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: San Diego’s Renovate America Raises $90M

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by Celebrate 2015. Will we see you this weekend in Downtown Las Vegas? Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup sent directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Austin’s Aceable Brings…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Jack Dorsey Selected as New Twitter CEO

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 3:10 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is all about funding. Lots and lots of funding. Aside from that, one major news item for today: Jack Dorsey has reportedly been selected by Twitter’s board as the new, permanent CEO of the company. In the past three months,…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Medium Raises $57M, Business Insider Gets Acquired

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by National Coffee Day. Drink responsibly. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup sent directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Medium Raises $57M at Estimated $400M Valuation Medium announced yesterday…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Walker & Company Brings in $24M

By | Sep 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by the case of the Mondays. This weekend, Fortune reported that Square may be nearing an IPO sometime in the next two weeks. It’s weird timing for Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who’s also been serving as…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Healthcare Tech Funding is on Fire

By | Sep 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Welcome to Friday everybody. In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup we chose to feature some amazing companies innovating in the healthcare field – there’s been an influx of funding surrounding the sector of the last few weeks. Specifically, investors have been paying attention to Auris…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Metabiota Gets Funding to Track Disease Outbreaks

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Today’s Tech.Co deals roundup features seven different companies that all received some pretty big funding. One of the most interesting on here is Metabiota, a company that has dedicated their efforts to building an on the ground network of professionals to track disease outbreaks….