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Description: Uber Technologies, the company that allows people to order taxis and private town cars via a smartphone app, has just raised $1.2 billion in a fundraising round that values the four-year-old startup at an astounding $17 billion.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: June 06, 2014

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-06/q-and-a-travis-kalanick-on-ubers-new-17-billion-valuation#r=hp-ls

Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the risks and potential returns for the company as presented in the report?
  • Do you think the firm represents a good opportunity for investors?

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