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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
Angry Birds

'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
IPOs

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
Legal Center

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
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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
IPO

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
Square

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
Technology

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)
Technology

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO
Technology

Report: Online Storage Startup Box Secretly Files for IPO

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

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
Startup Basics

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.
Avishai Abrahami
Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014
Starting a Business

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.
Cadie Thompson