Dick Costolo at D11

What going public will do to Twitter

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?

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Gold-standard lending startup Daric to go public

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.