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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.

What Twitter's Board Really Needs

Twitter needs diversity on its board, but not in the way you might think.

Twitter's IPO Will Make All These People Millionaires and Billionaires

With the IPO set, Twitter's venture capital investors, longtime employees and other stockholders are about to become very wealthy.

Potbelly Shares Surge 120% in Market Debut

Potbelly more than doubled during its first day of trading, securing a spot as one of the top IPO debuts of 2013.

Twitter Makes IPO Filing Public

Twitter made its S-1 filing available to the public on Thursday, lifting the veil on its initial public offering plans.

Sandwich Chain Potbelly Files for $82.5 Million IPO

Potbelly has seen rapid growth, and franchises should become a bigger part of the mix after the IPO.

Experts Say Twitter Didn't Botch Its IPO Announcement

The social network announced its confidential filing for an initial public offering via a tweet. It's showing signs it learned from Facebook's IPO.

Hilton Going Public: Good or Bad for Franchisees?

While going public is certainly a big change for the company, its global franchisees will likely not have to worry.

Twitter Files for IPO

Twitter has filed to go public, though potential investors will have to wait a bit to get a sense of its financials.

A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.

If Twitter Goes Public, Would You Invest?

Amid signs that the social network is readying for an IPO, we ask our readers how likely they are to put their money in.

Twitter Posts Job Listing for Someone to Help With Its IPO

Twitter is going public (at some point), and it's looking for help.

Facebook Hits and Misses Since Its IPO

A year after its initial public offering, we look back at the social media giant's highs and lows as a public company.

Nervous Optimism About Capital Markets for Small Businesses in 2013

JOBS Act could give rise to additional IPOs in the New Year.

What the IPO Market Revival Means for Start-Up Funding

Why a good showing among two recent public offerings could bode well for fast pace startups.

What Facebook's IPO Debacle Means for Startup Funding

The disastrous Facebook initial public offering isn't likely to damp venture-capital interest in tech startups.

What Makes Facebook Worth So Much

After Facebook's IPO, the social network is being valued at about $100 billion. Here's how you can try to emulate that success.

Pinterest and Warby Parker -- The Next Pre-IPO Stars?

SecondMarket, an online marketplace for shares of private companies, ranks those with biggest jumps in popularity on its site.

5 Critical Questions Facebook Must Answer in Its IPO Roadshow

If founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to win over investors, he'll need to have clear explanations for these looming issues.

Why Instagram Won't Be the Last Startup Facebook Buys Before Its IPO

The big social network is on the hunt for small companies that can strengthen its hold on the social media market.

What the SEC Crackdown on Secondary Markets Means for Startups

Secondary markets like SharesPost and SecondMarket present exciting new ways to increase a private company's liquidity -- but there are also dangers.

Top 'Treps Urge Senate to Pass IPO On-Ramp Bill

The National Venture Capital Association and 700 high-profile entrepreneurs sent a letter to Congressional leaders supporting legislation to help startups go public.

Zuckerberg's $1 Salary and More: Parsing the Facebook IPO Filing

Facebook's IPO filing reveals a great deal about the company. Here's a brief overview.

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