Guest Post I would argue that Twitter was not so much “underpriced” in absolute. Rather, it was underpriced for the shape of its share register at the opening bell.
Thanks to Facebook’s clumsy and botched road to the stock exchange, Twitter’s will be a lot smarter. And, potentially, a lot more lucrative for investors.
“Twitter will learn from Facebook’s flawed playbook and do the opposite,” PrivCo’s Sam Hamedeh said.
Forget about consumer IPOs: The vast majority of companies expected to go to the public markets in 2013 will be business-focused.
Violin Memory, the Silicon Valley-based company with a super-fast flash memory service, is hurtling toward a highly successful IPO.
It’s good to be a gamer, and not so bad to be a game publisher either.
Xunlei, the Chinese Internet company whose IPO was scheduled, then postponed indefinitely this summer, is now catching U.S. legislators’ attention.
As the tech IPO window creaks open, contractor reviewing site Angie’s List has announced a $13 opening share price for a planned initial public offering later this month.
Groupon’s first technology product Groupon Now appears to be a stinking dud, according to data released on Sunday. The Groupon Now mobile app chalking up some very dour numbers, according to a new report compiled by Yipit, an industry performance tracker. The app has generated approximately $2.6 million in gross sales nationwide in the six months since its launch in May of 2011.
It’s day two of complete market mayhem. Has the chaos closed the window for companies looking to file for an initial public offering?
Business social-networking site LinkedIn chief executive Jeff Weiner said he expects to include internal enterprise communication tools like those seen in Salesforce.com’s Chatter and Yammer within LinkedIn.
An analyst with investment bank JP Morgan, which helped underwrite business social network LinkedIn’s initial public offering, downgraded the stock today and set a price target of $85.
Zynga founder Mark Pincus (pictured far left) will benefit the most from his company’s planned initial public offering, according to Zynga’s SEC filing.
Social games maker Zynga, the developer behind smash hits like FarmVille and CityVille, has raised a total of $845 million in its four years of operation, according to its S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange commission on Friday.
Social games maker Zynga, the developer behind smash hits like FarmVille and CityVille, filed for an initial public offering on Friday. It is one of the largest initial public offerings expected this year, alongside group-buying site Groupon.
Zynga, the game developer behind smash hits FarmVille and CityVille, is the most profitable Web 2.0 company that has filed to go public this year. If this year’s track record with IPOs is any indication, Zynga’s IPO could easily crush every other Web 2.0 company once it makes its debut.
Jeff Jordan, former chairman and CEO of OpenTable, has joined Andreessen-Horowitz as the firm’s fifth partner.
[Update: a separate report from Bloomberg News also indicates that Zynga might file for an initial public offering tomorrow.]
Solar panel micro-inverter manufacturer Enphase Energy is looking to raise $51.5 million in a funding round and has raised around $14 million of that so far, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Biofuel producer KiOR has priced its initial public offering at $15 per share, down from $19 to $21 that the company originally announced on Wednesday.
Game publisher Electronic Arts is the latest rumored suitor looking to buy casual games maker PopCap for more than $1 billion, according to sources talking to TechCrunch’s Jason Kincaid.
Share prices of online radio service Pandora skidded in its second day of public trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), falling nearly 25 percent from its closing price on Wednesday. Shares are now trading at a price below the company’s initial public offering price of $16.
Pandora’s trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) went well, but it wasn’t met with the same fanfare that greeted LinkedIn, a business social network went public in May.
Pandora will begin trading publicly on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Wednesday at an initial public offering price of around $16, giving the company an initial valuation of $2.6 billion.
Online radio station Pandora increased the share price for its initial public offering today, bringing the company’s valuation to nearly $2 billion, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Online radio station Pandora has priced its shares between $7 and $9 in its upcoming initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) — giving the cloud music company a valuation of nearly $1.3 billion, according to an updated S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Group-buying site Groupon just filed for an initial public offering and is looking to raise up to $750 million. The company has submitting its S-1 filing to the Securities and Exchange commission.
Shares of LinkedIn, a social network for business professionals, ended their debut on the New York Stock Exchange up 109 percent at $94.25 as the first high-profile Web 2.0 initial public offering made a huge splash in public trading.
LinkedIn, a social network that connects professionals to help form new business contacts, increased the share pricing for its initial public offering tomorrow to between $42 and $45 — giving the company a valuation of around $4 billion — according to an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Business social networking site LinkedIn has priced its initial public offering between $32 and $35 per share, meaning the company seeks to raise up to $175 million and would be valued at $3 billion, according to an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Car-sharing startup Zipcar went public on Thursday and saw its shares rise 56 percent in the latest example of a strong recovery for the initial public offering market.
Car-sharing service Zipcar has priced its initial public offering between $14 and $16 per share as it inches closer to finally going public on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker “ZIP”, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
LinkedIn, the social network centered around professional networking, has announced this morning that it has crossed 100 million registered users, making it the fourth American social network to do so after MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter.
Daily deals giant Groupon might be in talks with several banks to file for an initial public offering later this year that would value the company at $25 billion, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
The primary investor of 3Par, Menlo Ventures, is looking to raise $600 – $800 million for a new fund that would surpass Battery Ventures‘ and Institutional Venture Partners‘ $750 million funds raised this year, according to a report by Bloomberg News.