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GoDaddy Slows Its IPO Roll
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GoDaddy Slows Its IPO Roll

Internet hosting company GoDaddy still plans to go public. Just not this year.
Entrepreneurs Pump Brakes on IPOs Amid Investor Uncertainty
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Entrepreneurs Pump Brakes on IPOs Amid Investor Uncertainty

Volatile market conditions have investors thinking twice, and companies pushing back their plans to go public.
Katie Roof
After Going Private, Entrepreneur Michael Dell Isn't Looking Back
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After Going Private, Entrepreneur Michael Dell Isn't Looking Back

Tech giant Dell has been 'expanding, investing like never before.'
Deborah Findling
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
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
Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check
Raising Capital

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.
Peter S. Cohan
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality
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'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
Laura Entis
6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO
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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?
Peter S. Cohan
Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO
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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.
Kate Taylor
GrubHub Stock Surges in Public Debut After Raising $192 Million
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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.
Kate Taylor
What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers
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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?
Laura Entis
Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely
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Square IPO Postponed Indefinitely

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

GrubHub Seamless is the latest-consumer tech company to file for a confidential initial public offering.
Kate Taylor
Cloud-Based Tech Companies Are Hot IPO Candidates (Infographic)
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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.
Catherine Clifford