read the why and how here: http://www.spacex.com/news/2015/06/24/why-and-how-landing-rockets
After "crunching the numbers," Zenefits CEO and founder Parker Conrad told us:
- This round is "actually the largest SaaS fund-raising, public or private, since Workday's IPO in 2012," he said. (At its initial public offering, Workday's market capitalization was about $4.5 billion. It's now worth $17 billion.)
- This round is "the second-largest private financing for a cloud company ever, after Cloudera," he said. (Cloudera raised a $900 million Series F in 2014 from Intel.)
- With the additional contribution to this round by Andreessen Horowitz, Zenefits has become the powerful venture capital firm's "single largest investment ever," he says.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/zenefits-raises-500-million-round-at-a-45-billion-2015-5#ixzz3ZMldvGwR