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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
Venture Capital

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
Valuations

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
Virgin America

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
With Investors Hungry for Fast-Casual Chicken, El Pollo Loco Makes Strong Public Debut
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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.
Kate Taylor
Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge
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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.
Ari Levy
Box Raises an Additional $150 Million Before IPO
Box

Box Raises an Additional $150 Million Before IPO

The cloud-storage company raised additional financing after publicly filing for an IPO in March.
Laura Entis
GoPro Founder Remembers His $3 Billion 'Ah-Hah Moment'
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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.
Matthew J. Belvedere
El Pollo Loco Files to Go Public
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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.
Kate Taylor
GoDaddy Files for IPO as Founder Steps Down as Executive Chairman
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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.
Jason Fell
IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?
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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.
Martin Zwilling
GoPro Is Going Public. Will It Sink or Swim?
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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.