Weak technology weighs down Groupon’s sinking ship

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.

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Market tantrum scares cleantech investors

Cleantech companies might not be feeling the sting of today’s market frenzy any worse than the rest of the pack. But for those companies, which typically require massive capital investments, a sustained downturn could crunch down on the sector’s badly-needed cash flow.

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Will Zynga fare better than Pandora, Groupon in its IPO?

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.

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Show's over: Pandora skids in second day of trading

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 ups IPO price, valued nearly $2B

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 Pandora claims valuation of $1.3B

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.

Swimming in cash: Groupon’s $750M IPO by the numbers

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.

Confident or arrogant? LinkedIn ups valuation to $4B

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.

LinkedIn claims $3B valuation in IPO pricing

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.

Zipcar’s stock price zooms upward after IPO

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.

Is Zipcar finally going public? Car-sharing service prices shares for IPO

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 reaches 100 million users, but how many are coming back?

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.

Is Groupon worth $25B? (Poll)

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.

3Par investor Menlo Ventures looks to raise up to $800 million

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.