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Shake Shack Surges in Trading Debut
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Shake Shack Surges in Trading Debut

The burger chain's shares were up more than 130 percent this morning.
Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?
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Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?

The IPO market has been particularly fruitful recently for so-called fast-casual restaurant operators.
Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion
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Box Raises IPO Share Price, Valuation Jumps to $1.67 Billion

The company's biggest shareholders include venture capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson, U.S. Venture Partners and Coatue Management.
3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years
Success Strategies

3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years

The key takeaways from the massive success of Lending Club.
Matthew Toren
Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions
Startup Financing

Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions

Entrepreneurs are put to the test before a financier writes a check. The ones that provide excellent answers score.
Peter S. Cohan
7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack
Shake Shack

7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack

As the 'fine casual' burger chain prepares to go public, here's a look at some of the most fascinating factoids about the company's growth and strategy.
John Kell
Shake Shack Files for IPO
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Shake Shack Files for IPO

'The bigger we get, the smaller we need to act,' the burger chain declared in its filing.
Kate Taylor
GoDaddy Slows Its IPO Roll
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GoDaddy Slows Its IPO Roll

Internet hosting company GoDaddy still plans to go public. Just not this year.
Richard Branson's Virgin America Soars in Market Debut
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Richard Branson's Virgin America Soars in Market Debut

It underscores the buoyant mood in an industry that is emerging from a long spell of turbulence.
Entrepreneurs Pump Brakes on IPOs Amid Investor Uncertainty
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Entrepreneurs Pump Brakes on IPOs Amid Investor Uncertainty

Volatile market conditions have investors thinking twice, and companies pushing back their plans to go public.
Katie Roof
Chicken-and-Biscuits Chain Bojangles Taps Banks for IPO
Chicken

Chicken-and-Biscuits Chain Bojangles Taps Banks for IPO

The southern restaurant chain is aiming to go public while chicken and restaurant IPOs are hot.
Kate Taylor
Chicken Craze Continues as Wingstop Plans IPO
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Chicken Craze Continues as Wingstop Plans IPO

Chicken-wings chain Wingstop is plotting a $100 million IPO, according to reports.
Kate Taylor
The 5 Elements of Success With an IPO and Beyond
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The 5 Elements of Success With an IPO and Beyond

Taking your company public is about more than bringing in a lot of new funds. For one thing, it won't really be your company anymore.
Rob Hull
Why Box Is Digging in Its Heels on an IPO
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Why Box Is Digging in Its Heels on an IPO

The cloud-storage company filed in March but may not go public until early 2015.
Laura Entis