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6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before Seeking an IPO
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6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before Seeking an IPO

In reality, this option is a nightmare that can bump you out of the driver seat, dilute your equity and create a business entity you can't control.
Martin Zwilling
Jack Ma, China's Richest Man, Says He Was Happier When He Wasn't a Billionaire
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Jack Ma, China's Richest Man, Says He Was Happier When He Wasn't a Billionaire

Having droves of money comes with lots of pressure.
Lisa Eadicicco
This Is the Worst Performing IPO of 2015
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This Is the Worst Performing IPO of 2015

One company's shares have plunged since it went public.
Snapchat CEO Says Company Plans to IPO
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Snapchat CEO Says Company Plans to IPO

When that might happen isn't so clear.
Hootsuite Says It Could Go Public Sooner After Shopify's IPO Success
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Hootsuite Says It Could Go Public Sooner After Shopify's IPO Success

A raft of other promising technology compatriots could quickly join them in a revival of public capital-raising.
Can Etsy Make Money and Do Good at the Same Time?
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Can Etsy Make Money and Do Good at the Same Time?

Etsy doesn't think of itself as just another e-commerce company. It says its mission is to 're-imagine commerce.
Julia Boorstin
Venture-Backed U.S. IPOs Hit Lowest Levels in Two Years
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Venture-Backed U.S. IPOs Hit Lowest Levels in Two Years

This, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters.
With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion
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With IPO, Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Valued at Up to $5.48 Billion

The offering enabled GoDaddy to raise $460 million.
How Etsy's IPO Could Spark Investor Interest in B Corps
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How Etsy's IPO Could Spark Investor Interest in B Corps

The handicraft website is making waves as it forges its own path.
Dennis Price
Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?
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Shake Shack IPO Is Hot But Can It Match Chipotle?

The IPO market has been particularly fruitful recently for so-called fast-casual restaurant operators.
Etsy Reportedly Eyeing a $300 Million IPO as Soon as This Quarter
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Etsy Reportedly Eyeing a $300 Million IPO as Soon as This Quarter

The rumored IPO would be one of the largest for a New York-based tech company since 1999.
Geoff Weiss
7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack
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7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack

As the 'fine casual' burger chain prepares to go public, here's a look at some of the most fascinating factoids about the company's growth and strategy.
John Kell
Shake Shack Files for IPO
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Shake Shack Files for IPO

'The bigger we get, the smaller we need to act,' the burger chain declared in its filing.
Kate Taylor
This Burger Chain's Share Price Doubled in Its First Day After IPO
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This Burger Chain's Share Price Doubled in Its First Day After IPO

It's the most successful debut by a fast casual restaurant chain in the United States this year.