Jun 15, 2018 - Energy & Environment

E-scooter company Bird confirms $2 billion valuation plans

Bird scooter in Los Angeles, waiting for a rider. Photo by Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images.

E-scooter company Bird confirmed via a state regulatory filing that it is raising new funding that could value the company at $2 billion.

  • The "Series C-1" round would be for up to $150 million in C-1 shares to be sold at around $11.75 per share, which is 85% higher than a Series C round for which Bird filed Delaware docs on June 1.

Bottom line: Bird expects to nearly double its value in less than a month, which is unprecedented for a transportation startup. But all indications are that it will get its money.

Below is the stock authorization certificate Bird filed in Delaware, provided to Axios by Lagniappe Labs, which estimates a $2 billion post-money valuation if all the Series C-1 shares are sold:

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