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Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?

Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?

Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend.
5 Essential Steps to Prepare for an IPO

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.
Virgin America Files for IPO

Virgin America Files for IPO

The airline, which was founded in 2007 and is partly owned by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Monday after announcing its first annual profit.
With Investors Hungry for Fast-Casual Chicken, El Pollo Loco Makes Strong Public Debut

With Investors Hungry for Fast-Casual Chicken, El Pollo Loco Makes Strong Public Debut

Shares of the Mexican-style chicken franchise were off to a strong start on their first day of trading.
Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge

Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge

Venture capitalists opened their wallets wide during the second quarter, but venture-backed initial public offerings fell.
Box Raises an Additional $150 Million Before IPO

Box Raises an Additional $150 Million Before IPO

The cloud-storage company raised additional financing after publicly filing for an IPO in March.
GoPro Founder Remembers His $3 Billion 'Ah-Hah Moment'

GoPro Founder Remembers His $3 Billion 'Ah-Hah Moment'

As GoPro celebrates its IPO today, its founder explains how he got the idea to make mountable, action video cameras.
El Pollo Loco Files to Go Public

El Pollo Loco Files to Go Public

The California-based Mexican grilled-chicken franchise, which attempted to go public in 2006, is eyeing a $100 million IPO.
GoDaddy Files for IPO as Founder Steps Down as Executive Chairman

GoDaddy Files for IPO as Founder Steps Down as Executive Chairman

Bob Parsons, who started the web domain company in 1997, will remain on its board of directors.
IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?

IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?

There are 7 big challenges you should be aware of before you attempt to take this major step.
GoPro Is Going Public. Will It Sink or Swim?

GoPro Is Going Public. Will It Sink or Swim?

The mini high-definition camera company is cool, but there are questions about whether it's a solid investment.
Which Company Led the Way for Tech Acquisitions in 2013?

Which Company Led the Way for Tech Acquisitions in 2013?

Hint: It isn't Apple or Google.
Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

The Chinese ecommerce giant officially filed to list its shares in the U.S. in what could be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

More than 20 franchisees have accused Papa Murphy's of failing to release necessary information in franchise disclosure documents.
Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs

Steve Case: JOBS Act Is Working, But D.C. Still Needs to Do More for Entrepreneurs

AOL co-founder Steve Case shares his views on the hits and misses of the two-year-old JOBS Act.
GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub's IPO has proved to be a treat for investors, as the stock jumped 54 percent in its public debut.
What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers

What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers

The maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush game has had a disastrous public debut. What might that mean for private companies in the gaming space?
Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs

Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs

Online file-storage service Box has finally filed to go public. Here's what we know.
What Would Make Mark Cuban 'Combust' If He Ran Box

What Would Make Mark Cuban 'Combust' If He Ran Box

The billionaire investor is dishing some pointed advice to Box, which he helped get off the ground.
Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

On the heels of its IPO announcement, we break down the rapidly swelling internet conglomerate that has been called, alternately, the eBay, Amazon and PayPal of China.
Take-and-Bake Pizza Chain Papa Murphy's Files for $70 Million IPO

Take-and-Bake Pizza Chain Papa Murphy's Files for $70 Million IPO

Hungry for investors, the franchisee-friendly pizza chain is getting ready for its public debut.
Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

Candy Crush CEO: If You Don't Get Why We Are Worth $7.6 Billion, Then Play Our Game

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of hit games to play on your smartphone, filed documents with the SEC today outlining the terms of its upcoming IPO.
Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

The company is said to have run into problems with at least one key projection of future performance.
Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

Are Candy Crush and WhatsApp Really in it for the Long Haul?

People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.

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