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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

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

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?

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

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

GrubHub Seamless Files for Tastiest Tech IPO Yet

GrubHub Seamless is the latest-consumer tech company to file for a confidential initial public offering.

Cloud-Based Tech Companies Are Hot IPO Candidates (Infographic)

One in five companies that went public in 2013 were software-service companies. Here’s a look at some of the highlights from last year and some of the early-bird winners of 2014.

In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth

Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects.

GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO

The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.

Just Gone Public? Here's How to Keep Investors Happy

While many people celebrate going public, this new milestone can be challenging on many fronts. Here, we discuss how to keep investors engaged and your board satisfied.

Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

Box, which counts Dropbox among its rivals, has reportedly filed to go public.

Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

In its latest round of fundraising, the cloud storage company raised a reported $250 to $400 million at a valuation of $10 billion.

4 Lessons I Wish I Learned Before Going Public

Wix chief executive talks about life at a startup on the way to a big milestone.

Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

With 590 U.S. technology companies in the IPO pipeline, 2014 is looking to be a good year.

AMC Offers Loyal Customers Stock in Upcoming IPO

AMC Stubs members have the chance buy stock as the company prepares to go public, with the company reserving 110,000 shares for loyal customers.

How the JOBS Act Boosted the IPO Market (Infographic)

A look at the companies that have gone public since President Obama passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in April of 2012.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Startups help typhoon-ravaged Filipinos, meet a 23-year-old YouTube media mogul, the Apple of grocery stores sprouts in SF, Nest's Tony Fadell on his life's work, Dropbox does business, startup lessons from the NASCAR…This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

Even Without Profit, Square Said to Be Eyeing IPO Next Year

With Twitter's IPO, this year and next are shaping up to be epic for co-founder Jack Dorsey -- and for his wallet.

Twitter IPO Deserves the Hype, If Not the Investment

Twitter is the poster child for entrepreneurial determination and free-market opportunities. Believe that hype.

The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever

Twitter may be one of the most talked-about IPOs of the year, but it's nothing in size compared to these guys.

Investors Not Buying the Twitter Hype: Poll

Nearly half of active investors, or those who had adjusted their holdings within the last year, say Twitter would not be a good investment, according to an AP-CNBC poll.

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Twitter goes public, entrepreneurs unplug in Boulder, New Yorkers vote for a new Mayor, SCORE teaches small biz tips in Detroit, top brand managers meet at Tech Madison Ave, a no BS conference. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.

Why Tech Valuations Can't Be Too High or Too Low

The eye-popping price tags of companies such as Fab, Pinterest and Snapchat have raised concerns that valuations have gotten out of whack. The reality is there's no such thing as being overvalued or undervalued.

5 Things Twitter Needs to Answer on Its IPO Roadshow

Under traditional metrics, there is no way to justify Twitter's expected valuation. More answers are needed.

Will Investors Ever Learn to Avoid Money-Losing Companies?

When a company is losing money, the sky's the limit when it comes to predicting how bright its future will be.

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