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Evernote CEO Phil Libin talks valuations and bubbles

On Reporters' Roundtable, the Evernote chief discusses building durable companies and dealing with a bubble economy. Our conversation comes on the heels of the company's big funding round.

By May. 7, 2012


Group-buying sites' valuations take a dive, says researcher

The valuations of group-buying sites like Groupon have dropped precipitously owing to oversupply and lack of differentiation, says a report from CB Insights.

By Sep. 19, 2011


Citrix to buy XenSource for $500 million; open-source company valuations skyrocketing (UPDATED)

Citrix is going to buy XenSource to step up the virtualization war. In the process, it has set a nice multiple for open-source companies.

By Aug. 15, 2007


Dropbox announces Project Harmony to make all software collaborative

The cloud storage company wants to power the editing and collaboration behind all software, starting with integration within Microsoft Office applications.

By Apr. 9, 2014


If WhatsApp can fetch $19B, what's BlackBerry's BBM worth?

Facebook's acquisition price values WhatsApp at roughly $42 per user. But one analyst warns that applying the same calculation to BBM might be too generous.

By Feb. 20, 2014


How much are social-media companies really worth?

A new survey of investment banks by BDO USA has found that 75 percent of capital markets executives aren't sold on pre-IPO valuations of social-media companies.

By Jul. 12, 2011


Post-Twitter IPO: Time to fret about a new tech bubble?

This much is clear: Things are getting frothy out there. But does the stock market's reaction to Twitter's IPO mean another tech bubble is forming?

By Nov. 7, 2013


Why Google's price cut made the consumer cloud biz a lot cloudier

After Google drastically slashes prices on its cloud storage monthly plans, it's now a matter of time before the other major players react.

By Mar. 15, 2014


Snapchat poaches Facebook exec for COO role

The messaging service nabs top Facebook executive Emily White just weeks after it rebuffed a reported $3 billion acquisition offer from the social network.

By Dec. 3, 2013


Hootsuite scores $165M from top Twitter investor

The social media management tool squares away a humongous cash pile to grow and make acquisitions.

By Aug. 1, 2013