Benchmark says Uber could be comfortably worth over $100 billion in next couple of years

Uber investor Benchmark says the firm is confident about Uber, Despite speculation to the contrary, the firm wrote on Twitter today. In fact, Benchmark is incredibly optimistic about Ubers future.

The firm went on to say Uber could be comfortably worth more than $100 billion in the next couple of years, according to its own analysis. Today, Uber is worth more than $60 billion.

We have immense confidence in Ubers 1000s of employees & are excited about what they will accomplish with the right new CEO, the firm wrote.

Benchmarks Bill Gurley reportedly played a big role in Travis Kalanicks resignation as CEO. In June, Gurley left Ubers board of directors and was replaced by Benchmark General Partner Matt Cohler.

Benchmarks public support for Uber comes shortly after Uber co-founder and chairman Garrett Camp told employees Kalanick would not be returning as CEO of Uber.

Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/07/benchmark-uber-valuation/