Flexport was founded in March 2013 by Ryan Petersen. According to the Motley Fool as of December 2023, Flexport has not announced an IPO. The Motley Fool reported, “The company's current focus is on returning to profitability, which it aims to achieve by the end of 2024 or early 2025. Once it reaches sustainable profitability, it will likely pursue an IPO so that the venture capital funds holding its shares can begin exiting their investments.” Flexport has not publicly endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.

Flexport is a freight forwarder and licensed customs brokerage looking to add a layer of software to increase visibility and efficiency to the global trade system. Per Forge data, Flexport has raised a total of $2.4 billion in funding over 18 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on May 4, 2023. Key investors include DST Global, Founders Fund, Shopify, SoftBank Vision Fund, MSD Partners, and S.F. Express.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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What is Flexport's IPO price?

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When was Flexport founded?

Flexport was founded in 2013.
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Is Flexport a unicorn?

Flexport has a valuation of around $8 billion, which makes Flexport a unicorn.

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What type of company is Flexport?

Flexport is a digitizing freight forwarding company that gives visibility and control in the shipping process. It streamlines communication and allows cargo owners to track shipments in real time.

Who are Flexport's major investors?

First Round Capital
DST Global
G Squared
Susa Ventures

Flexport Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
9/21/2017 Series C $159.68MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/25/2016 Series B-1 and B-2 $60.58MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/7/2015 Series A $28.79MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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