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6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before Seeking an IPO
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6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before Seeking an IPO

In reality, this option is a nightmare that can bump you out of the driver seat, dilute your equity and create a business entity you can't control.
Martin Zwilling
FitBit Raises IPO Price Range to $19 Per Share
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FitBit Raises IPO Price Range to $19 Per Share

The wearable fitness tech company is expected to IPO today.
Why Alibaba's Jack Ma Sees Himself as an 'Artist,' and Maybe You Should, Too
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Why Alibaba's Jack Ma Sees Himself as an 'Artist,' and Maybe You Should, Too

The founder and chairman of Alibaba Group shared a range of surprising insights with American business owners during his U.S. visit this week.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How Wingstop Aims to Fly Above the Fast-Casual Competition After Its Surging IPO
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How Wingstop Aims to Fly Above the Fast-Casual Competition After Its Surging IPO

The chicken wing chain saw its shares jump in its market debut Friday.
Kate Taylor
This Is the Worst Performing IPO of 2015
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This Is the Worst Performing IPO of 2015

One company's shares have plunged since it went public.
Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO
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Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO

A recently approved provision of the JOBS Act allows business to meet and share information with potential investors.
Kendall Almerico
Snapchat CEO Says Company Plans to IPO
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Snapchat CEO Says Company Plans to IPO

When that might happen isn't so clear.
Hootsuite Says It Could Go Public Sooner After Shopify's IPO Success
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Hootsuite Says It Could Go Public Sooner After Shopify's IPO Success

A raft of other promising technology compatriots could quickly join them in a revival of public capital-raising.
5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO
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5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO

On the heels of last week's splashy stock-market debuts of Etsy, Party City and Virtu, here's who could be next.
Geoff Weiss
5 Essential Steps to Prepare for an IPO
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5 Essential Steps to Prepare for an IPO

A financial team that's laid the right foundation will be able to move forward when market conditions are ideal and the timing is right.
Jeff Epstein
Handmade Goods Site Etsy Valued at $3.88 Billion in IPO
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Handmade Goods Site Etsy Valued at $3.88 Billion in IPO

Shares of the online marketplace for crafts more than doubled in their debut.
With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion
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With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion

The offering enabled GoDaddy to raise $460 million.
Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO
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Zynga to Face Lawsuit Alleging Fraud Tied to IPO

The 'FarmVille' maker is accused of defrauding shareholders about its prospects before and after going public in 2011.
GoDaddy's IPO Could Value the Company at Up to $2.87 Billion
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GoDaddy's IPO Could Value the Company at Up to $2.87 Billion

The web hosting company's shares are expected to be priced between $17 and $19 each.