Uber Nearing $50bn Valuation

Uber Technologies, the mobile car-booking company, is reportedly in talks to raise $1.5 – 2bn at a $50bn valuation.  This round would make Uber the most valuable privately-funded startup in the world.  Uber has raised over $4bn since its inception in 2009, $2.4bn of which came in June and December of last year.

Uber is a member of the Triton Research IPO Watchlist, a continuously updating database of companies we expect to either IPO or be acquired.  The current IPO Watchlist is comprised of 104 companies organized by investment theme.