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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
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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
Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup
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Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup

Here are your top weekly headlines from Entrepreneur.com.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO
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Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO

New fundraising round reportedly values the popular social-media management tool at $1 billion.
Jason Fell
Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO
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Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO

Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time.
Geoff Weiss
Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse
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Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse

When entrepreneurs opt for this type of investment, they run the risk of losing control.
David Richards
Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public
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Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public

This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion.
Laura Entis
Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?
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Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?

Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend.
Kate Taylor
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
Virgin America Files for IPO
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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.
Laura Entis