valuations

 

VCs Need to Rethink SMB VoIP Valuations

CONSIDER SKYPE LIMITEDS $4 billion sale to eBay Inc., SunRocket Inc.s ability to raise more than $30 million for its consumer VoIP play and Packet 8s (8×8 Inc.) current valuation despite significant losses. Add to that Vonage Holdings Corp.s IPO filing, which may yield an even higher multiple. While these developments in the consumer space […]

Mergers Still Lagging Expectations

The competitive telecom industry is continuing down a path to consolidate and improve operations, leaving behind the heap of debt and heavy losses that crushed investors, and left startups bankrupt during the late 1990s and early part of the 21st Century. Chief executive officers, Wall Street analysts and other telecom executives emphasize consolidation is necessary […]

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