VC-backed Discord in talks with Microsoft for $10B+ deal
March 24, 2021
Microsoft has its sights set on buying Discord, the developer of a messaging app for gamers, for more than $10 billion, Bloomberg reported. Discord has reportedly spoken to potential buyers, but also may seek a public listing. In December, the company raised $100 million at a $7 billion valuation, according to PitchBook data. Its backers include IVP, Index Ventures, Benchmark and Tencent.