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Twitter Files for IPO

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?

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 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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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.
What Facebook's IPO Means for VCs and Entrepreneurs

What Facebook's IPO Means for VCs and Entrepreneurs

The social networking giant's showing on the public market may land with a thud.
Startup America Gets a Do-Over

Startup America Gets a Do-Over

The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
The 10 Things Facebook Got Right Pre-IPO

The 10 Things Facebook Got Right Pre-IPO

Facebook has the potential to raise $10 billion in an IPO. Here's why that's possible.
How to Sell Shares Without Going Public

How to Sell Shares Without Going Public

Secondary markets like SharesPost and SecondMarket offer a less costly avenue for raising money from investors than an IPO.
What's Hot in Venture Capital in 2012

What's Hot in Venture Capital in 2012

New York investors make predictions as to which sectors will receive funding in the coming year.
The Investors Who Laughed at Zynga

The Investors Who Laughed at Zynga

It's been a banner week for Zynga with its long-awaited IPO. But there was a time when its founder was criticized for proposing a free-gaming business model.
What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup

What Groupon's IPO Means for Your Startup

Groupon went public to overwhelming demand. But will the surge help melt the near-frozen IPO market?
Zynga IPO: Three Things to Keep in Mind When Scaling a Business Quickly

Zynga IPO: Three Things to Keep in Mind When Scaling a Business Quickly

The online gaming company's filing can offer an opportunity for other owners to consider how best to grow a new business.
Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

Climbing on the Social Media IPO Bandwagon

The latest tech companies to go public have seen their share prices sink. Here's what the trend means for future tech IPOs.
Pandora, Passion and Persistence

Pandora, Passion and Persistence

The Internet radio company's initial public offering can be a good occasion for entrepreneurs and others to reflect on what it takes to start and grow a new company.

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