Twitter indicated two weeks ago that it had filed for an IPO, but now it plans to make its filing public….
In this snapshot of seven recent tech IPOs, all but one saw a big day-one “pop”, and all but one is currently faring rather poorly in public trading. What gives, Silicon Valley?
Foundation Medicine is a rare recent example of a diagnostics company finding IPO success. Today, shares rose as much as 89 percent and hit a high of $34.19.
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Cloud company BenefitFocus quietly experienced a highly successful initial public offering this week, with shares nearly doubling in the first day of trading.
Rocket Fuel landed on Wall Street with a bang this morning, with stock exploding by the end of the morning session.
Twitter employees like working for a former comedian. It’s likely Dick Costolo’s business skills, however, rather than his sense of humor that they’re most appreciative of.
Flash storage company Violin Memory revised the terms of its initial public offering today, increasing the amount of money it hopes to raise when the company starts trading.
Guest Post Here’s how the Twitter IPO will affect Silicon Valley.
Twitter announced on Sept. 12 that it had filed a confidential S-1 in preparation for going public. The questions are: Why? Why now? And what will the IPO do to the Twitter we know and love?
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.
“You’re talking to a very happy, very emotional person right now,” early Twitter investor George Zachary told me minutes ago.
While Twitter won’t reveal it’s numbers in today’s secret IPO filing, PrivCo has an idea of where Twitter stands financially.
Twitter filed for an initial public offering today in what will likely be the stock market debut since Facebook’s $100 billion IPO. It hasn’t been easy, and it hasn’t been quick.
Twitter just tweeted that it has filed a confidential request for going public.
Guest Post Twitter’s acquisition of MoPub, like Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, makes complete sense in light of its impending IPO.
Rocket Fuel, an advertising tech firm that uses big data, has set the terms of its forthcoming initial public offering to raise $102 million, the company announced today.
The flash memory company today filed for a public offering of up to $172.5 million in common stock.
RingCentral has been a leader in the cloud phone services business for a few years, and it claims to serve more than 300,000 businesses across a wide array of industries.
Editor’s Pick Glam Media has raised an additional $25 million series F round of funding, VentureBeat has confirmed with sources familiar with the deal.
Online textbook rental company Chegg filed to go public this morning, showing that the ed tech industry can, in fact, catch on.
YuMe initially intended to raise $65 million, but significantly lowered its share prices to begin trading.
That’s an astounding jump of $32 billion in company valuation in just 29 days. And if you look at the dark days of September 2012, when the stock price hit a low of under $18, that’s a massive $48 billion explosion in just ten months.
Editor’s Pick “Every single year we’re heard people say ‘this is the year of mobile,” Nanigans SVP Dan Slagen told me, laughing. “But this is the first time we’ve seen someone come forward and put forward the kind of number Facebook did.”
A Twitter IPO will be the biggest tech company IPO since Facebook last year, with a current rumored valuation of $10 billion.
Something is going very right at the world’s social network. At least according to Wall Street.
The ‘world’s largest digital coupon marketplace’ priced its IPO last night and raised $191 million. Share price has since surged by 34% and is currently being traded at $28.21 per share.
Daric enables its lender-members to buy payment-dependent notes — up to $10 million in notes at any given time — as peer-to-peer loans. It provides a social overlay and portfolio builder and says its investments/loans are backed up with gold.
YuMe provides digital video advertising technology that matches online videos with relevant audiences
RetailMeNot, “the world’s largest digital coupon marketplace,” filed for a proposed initial public offering. The proposed maximum aggregate offering price is $230 million and the stock will be listed on the NASDAQ as ”SALE.”
You’ve probably never heard of WPP, but the communication giant’s various brands drive $70 billion in media spend and took in $16.5 billion in revenue last year.
With the recent tech IPOs of Tableau, Marketo, and ChannelAdvisor, it’s time to take a closer look at the NYSE or Nasdaq’s competition for these companies.
Following the lead of other recent tech-focused IPOs, e-commerce software business ChannelAdvisor’s shares popped almost 40 percent in its first day of trading as a public company.
Not content with the research side, NanoString places a lot of emphasis on its technology’s usefulness in clinical settings for present-day patient care. Unfortunately, one of the biggest risk factors for this IPO is the company’s consistent losses.
A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg “rang the bell” to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat.
Marketing automation business Marketo made its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange today, and early trading looks strong, with shares up 55 percent over initial pricing.
Enterprise tech IPOs have seen some big movement over the past few years. Now we can add big data and data visualization company Tableau Software to the list.
Music and TV discovery/bookmarking service Shazam has hired former Yahoo executive Rich Riley as its new chief executive, the company announced today.
ChannelAdvisor filed for an IPO today, proposing to raise $86.25 million, although the price per share and number of shares has not yet been revealed.
“Our mission, to help people everywhere see and understand data, isn’t all that different from Google’s,” Christian Chabot, the company’s cofounder and chief executive, told VentureBeat.