Invest in IPO Agora
Agora (API) provides Real-Time Engagement Platform-as-a-Service (“RTE-PaaS”), which offers developers software tools to embed real-time video, voice and messaging capabilities into their applications without the need to create and maintain the underlying infrastructure themselves. Agora’s principal operation and geographic market is in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) and the United States.
The demand for the product is primarily driven by the following types of use cases:
Social, Education, Entertainment and Gaming, which includes one-to-one and group video and voice chat, remote classroom, live interactive streaming and video or voice interactions in multi-player games.
Enterprise Solutions, which includes video conferencing and engagement-oriented workflows such as sales, customer support and consultation.
The market opportunity is large and growing. The real-time engagement powered by Agora platform today represents a fraction of the global opportunity for real-time engagement. In the month of March 2020, the company powered more than 40 billion minutes of real-time engagement for end users in more than 100 countries through more than 10,000 active applications.
According to International Data Corporation, or IDC, the worldwide CPaaS market is forecasted to grow from US$3.3 billion in 2018 to US$17.2 billion in 2023, at a compound annual growth rate, or CAGR, of 39.3%.
Agora operates in an emerging and evolving market, which may develop more slowly or differently than market anticipates.
The market in which Agora participates is competitive, and if it does not compete effectively, business, operating results and financial condition could be harmed.
Agora financial results will fluctuate from period to period, and if it fails to meet securities analysts’ and investors’ expectations, then the trading price of shares and the value of your investment could decline substantially.
Agora (API) was founded in 2012 and booked $87 million in revenue for the 12 months ended March 31, 2020. The company is growing quickly with annual growth of 47%. It has raised a total of $125M in funding over 6 rounds.
Agora plans to raise $300M by offering 44.5 million ADS at a price range of $16 to $18. At the higher end of the proposed range, API would command a fully diluted market value of $1.8 billion. Given strong financial results, high user retention rate along with prospective and fast-growing market, we estimate that API market cap after an IPO will be around $3B. The expected return on investment is significant (above 40%).
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TO EARLY EXIT
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