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MOBILE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Telecom Services / VoIP
skype.com

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Stage

Acquired

Total Raised

$1.944B

Investors Count

12

Deal Terms

5

Portfolio Exits

2

Investments

4

Skype Funding, Skype Valuation & Skype Revenue

7 Fundings

Skype's latest funding round was a Acquired - II for on May 16, 2011.

Skype's valuation in September 2009 was $2,750M.

Skype's latest post-money valuation is from May 2011.

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Date

Round

Amount

Investors

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Revenue

Sources

5/16/2011

Acquired - II

$99M

$0.00B

((9.99x))

FY 1234

165

9/17/2009

Growth Equity

$99M

$2,750M

10

9/8/2009

Private Equity

$99M

$99M

0

6/16/2005

Acquired

$99M

0

3/11/2004

Series B

$99M

$99M

0

Date

5/16/2011

9/17/2009

9/8/2009

6/16/2005

3/11/2004

Round

Acquired - II

Growth Equity

Private Equity

Acquired

Series B

Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

Investors

Valuation

$99M

$2,750M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Revenue

$0.00B

((9.99x))

FY 1234

Sources

165

10

0

0

0

Skype Deal Terms

5 Deal Terms

Skype's deal structure is available for 5 funding rounds, including their Acquired - II from May 16, 2011.

Round

Acquired - II

Growth Equity

Private Equity

Acquired

Series B

Funding Date

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Pre-Money Valuation

$99M

$99M

Post-Money Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Amount Raised

$99M

$99M

$99M

Shares Authorized

Issuance Price

Dividend Rate

Liquidation Preferences

Liquidation Price

Participation

Conversion Price

Anti Dilution

General Voting

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Board Voting

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Par Value

Round

Funding Date

Pre-Money Valuation

Post-Money Valuation

Amount Raised

Shares Authorized

Issuance Price

Dividend Rate

Liquidation Preferences

Liquidation Price

Participation

Conversion Price

Anti Dilution

General Voting

Board Voting

Par Value

Acquired - II

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Growth Equity

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Private Equity

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquired

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Series B

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Skype Investors

12 Investors

Skype has 12 investors. Microsoft invested in Skype's Acquired - II funding round.

First funding

Last Funding

Investor

Rounds

Board Seats

Type

Location

5/16/2011

5/16/2011

1
Acquired - II

Corporation

Washington

9/17/2009

9/17/2009

1
Growth Equity

Venture Capital

California

9/17/2009

9/17/2009

1
Growth Equity

Angel Investor (Individual)

California

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

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Private Equity

California

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

eBay

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Corporation

California

First funding

5/16/2011

9/17/2009

9/17/2009

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Last Funding

5/16/2011

9/17/2009

9/17/2009

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Investor

Silver Lake

eBay

Rounds

1
Acquired - II
1
Growth Equity
1
Growth Equity

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Type

Corporation

Venture Capital

Angel Investor (Individual)

Private Equity

Corporation

Location

Washington

California

California

California

California

Skype Acquisitions

3 Acquisitions

Skype acquired 3 companies. Their latest acquisition was GroupMe on August 21, 2011.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/21/2011

Series B

$99M

$11.45M

Acquired

23

5/5/2011

Series B

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$99M

$99M

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10

3/18/2011

Series D

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

8/21/2011

5/5/2011

3/18/2011

Investment Stage

Series B

Series B

Series D

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$11.45M

$99M

$99M

Note

Acquired

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Sources

23

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Skype Investments

4 Investments

Skype has made 4 investments. Their latest investment was in Rdio as part of their Series A on February 2, 2011.

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/10/2011

Series A

Rdio

$17.5M

Yes

5

4/10/2008

Series B

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$99M

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0

2/20/2006

Series A

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$99M

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Other Investors

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Date

2/10/2011

4/10/2008

2/20/2006

Round

Series A

Series B

Series A

Other Investors

Company

Rdio

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Amount

$17.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

5

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0

0

Skype Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Skype has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Fon on April 19, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

4/19/2021

Acquired

4

11/16/2015

Asset Sale

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$99M

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10

Date

4/19/2021

11/16/2015

Exit

Acquired

Asset Sale

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

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