Unicorn valuations can be triple fair market value: Stanford study

A man wearing a unicorn mask takes a selfie at a San Diego Padres game in San Diego, California, June 2, 2013. Reuters/Mike Blake
Venture-backed unicorns boast of valuations in the billions, sometimes tens of billions, of dollars, but these eye-popping numbers can be as much as triple fair market value, says new research from Stanford University Professor Ilya Strebulaev. The big-dollar post-money valuations that ...

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