Articles tagged “valuations”

Airbnb’s Valuation Almost Halved to $18 Billion

Airbnb’s Valuation Almost Halved to $18 Billion

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Love it or hate it, you can hardly blame Airbnb for a deflated valuation, although not all of the plunge is coronavirus-related. The pain that is infecting travel and other companies at this moment is boundless.

4 months ago

Airbnb Mulls Cash Infusion From New Investors, Explained

Airbnb Mulls Cash Infusion From New Investors, Explained

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Many of Airbnb's previous funding rounds were oversubscribed. But if Airbnb indeed taps new venture capital funding, it won't have trouble finding benefactors. Still, the company's valuation will be considerably lower than the prior $31 billion.

5 months ago

Oyo’s Post-Coronavirus Valuation Could Fall to Around $6 Billion

Oyo’s Post-Coronavirus Valuation Could Fall to Around $6 Billion

Seth Borko and Dennis Schaal, Skift

Numerous travel companies, private and public, have seen their valuations taken down a peg by coronavirus. But Oyo's China business, where it fields about 60 percent of its rooms, and its ongoing operational problems in other regions exacerbate its likely valuation decline.

5 months ago

Uber’s Gargantuan $10.7 Billion Burn Rate Is One of a Kind

Uber’s Gargantuan $10.7 Billion Burn Rate Is One of a Kind

Eric Newcomer and Ian King, Bloomberg

Uber may have investors and consumers on its side, but the ridesharing leader can't spend this deeply while losing money forever — especially if it wants an initial public offering in 2019.

2 years ago

The Unicorns: These Are the 15 Most Valuable Private Companies in Travel

The Unicorns: These Are the 15 Most Valuable Private Companies in Travel

Rafat Ali, Skift

The online travel booking world has seen few new successes in the last decade and this list reflects it. On the other hand, digital technologies are changing all other aspects of travel, transport and leisure activities.

5 years ago

Airbnb Near Deal to Raise At $24 Billion Valuation; Projections Show $900 Million Revenues

Airbnb Near Deal to Raise At $24 Billion Valuation; Projections Show $900 Million Revenues

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Airbnb is now valued more than all other hotel giants, and if revenues come in at what they project it to be, then they will be a bigger threat than what the traditional hospitality and online travel sector leaders has been giving it credit for.

5 years ago

Uber’s $40 Billion Valuation Tops Market Caps of Delta, American Air and Marriott

Uber’s $40 Billion Valuation Tops Market Caps of Delta, American Air and Marriott

Trista Kelley, Bloomberg

You just know there's some fool in Silicon Valley arguing that Uber is still undervalued.

6 years ago