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Disruption, scandal and VC billions: Detailing Uber’s journey to Wall Street [interactive datagraphic]

Uber has priced its shares near the low end of its price range at $45 apiece. Here’s a look at the company’s journey from founding to the public markets.

Last update: May 9, 2019

Uber, which once enjoyed the coveted title of being the most valuable VC-backed company in the US, has finally ended its long and tumultuous journey to the public markets.

The company has priced its shares near the low end of its expected price range at $45 apiece, valuing its IPO at roughly $75.5 billion—a significant plunge from previous reports that indicated a valuation of up to $120 billion. The latest S-1 filing also notes that PayPal will purchase $500 million of Uber’s common stock as part of a private placement that will allow the two companies to collaborate on future commercial payment technology.

We’ve put together an interactive datagraphic to visualize the numbers surrounding Uber’s high-profile—and somewhat controversial—journey to the public markets. Hover over or click on different components of the graphic to learn more about the company’s history, key milestones, shareholders and more. (To see a larger version of the graphic, click here.)

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    Written by Priyamvada Mathur
    Priyamvada Mathur writes about venture capital at PitchBook.

    She is an Indian chartered accountant and has studied economics and journalism.
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