Early Stage Deal Term Report

Earlier this week we posted Some Issues to Consider When Negotiating the Term Sheet: The Series A Round, so we thought it would be necessary to provide some of the granular data that our Intelligence Database offers. Take a moment to check out some of the trends surrounding Early Stage Valuations and Deal Terms in our Report. Included in the report is an analysis of of over 500 companies and 500 deals, including some gazelles like Mixpanel, The Honest Company, and Beepi.

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Pre-IPO Report: A Fundamental Data Analysis

We decided to take a deeper look into a few companies that may be making headlines in the coming year. In doing so we compiled a Pre-IPO Report that analyzes 6 companies from our database that have caught our attention lately having large capital raises in the last 6 months. We have provided granular deal term, investment, and valuation data for Infusion Software, Inrix, Lookout, The Honest Company, Thumbtack, and Veracode. We then benchmarked these companies against other high growth Venture Backed companies that have gone public in the last few years (sample includes companies which have filed an IPO from 2011-present).

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2014 Billion Dollar Club: A Valuation & Terms Tear Down

Near the end of 2014 we provided lists to both VentureBeat and Forbes  for their compilation of “These 20 companies achieved $1B+ valuations in 2014” and “The Hottest Startups Of 2014“. Both articles gave valuations of the companies, however we wanted to dive down into the granular data that VC Experts Intelligence Database provides. Included in the report is a look at Valuations and Trends, An Industry Breakdown,  & Deal Terms. Our analysis details 24 private companies, and over 160 deals that took place over the life of each company. The report is free, please don’t hesitate to pass it along.


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Coinbase Raises $75M, Valued at $471M

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Coinbase, a secure hosted Bitcoin wallet that makes it easy for anyone to purchase and use Bitcoin, has raised $75M from DFJ Growth, with participation from existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, and Ribbit Capital. According to the Company’s blog – “Three of the world’s most respected financial institutions – The New York Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of USAA, and BBVA (a large multinational bank) also invested in the round alongside personal investments from former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and former Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer. This marks the first time that financial institutions have made a major investment in a Bitcoin company.

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 View the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation filed December 1, 2014.

SpaceX Authorizes $1B in New Shares

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Space Exploration Technologies, Inc., filed an Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation on January 20, 2015 that authorized 13 million new shares of Series G at $77.46 per share. This allows for a potential $1B raise, and is 10X the share price of their last round at $7.50.

SpaceX Price Per Share With Valuation