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Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge

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.
Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check

Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check

Shed light on five key areas about a startup's business model to make a compelling pitch for money.
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

If you wait till the last minute, the public offering will disrupt your business. And if that happens, what's the point?
Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

More than 20 franchisees have accused Papa Murphy's of failing to release necessary information in franchise disclosure documents.
GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million

GrubHub's IPO has proved to be a treat for investors, as the stock jumped 54 percent in its public debut.
What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers

What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers

The maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush game has had a disastrous public debut. What might that mean for private companies in the gaming space?
Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

The company is said to have run into problems with at least one key projection of future performance.
GrubHub Seamless Files for Tastiest Tech IPO Yet

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)

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.
Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

Confidence among West Coast startup investors has reached a level not seen since 2007. For some VCs, though, the level of excitement is something to be cautious about.
Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

Box, which counts Dropbox among its rivals, has reportedly filed to go public.
Why Are These High-Profile Franchises Suddenly Going Public?

Why Are These High-Profile Franchises Suddenly Going Public?

With a number of high-profile IPOs, franchises are having a moment in the Wall Street spotlight.
4 Lessons I Wish I Learned Before Going Public

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

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

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 IPO Deserves the Hype, If Not the Investment

Twitter is the poster child for entrepreneurial determination and free-market opportunities. Believe that hype.
Taking No Chances, NYSE Holds Mock Twitter IPOs

Taking No Chances, NYSE Holds Mock Twitter IPOs

The New York Stock Exchange ran three trial IPOs this past weekend, seeking to prevent a repeat of Facebook's glitch-plagued Nasdaq debut.
Why Tech Valuations Can't Be Too High or Too Low

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

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.
Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years.
Report: Twitter to List on NYSE, Fearing IPO Mishap on Nasdaq

Report: Twitter to List on NYSE, Fearing IPO Mishap on Nasdaq

Not wanting a repeat of Facebook's botched IPO, Twitter reportedly plans to list itself on the New York Stock Exchange when it makes its market debut.
Experts Say Twitter Didn't Botch Its IPO Announcement

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.
10 Questions to Ask Before Taking Your Company Public

10 Questions to Ask Before Taking Your Company Public

Here's what you need to know before making the decision to debut your company on Wall Street.
 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.

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