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Go Public or Stay Private? The Endless Debate, Continued.
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Go Public or Stay Private? The Endless Debate, Continued.

Deciding whether to go public or not is about evaluating what's best for your company and its stakeholders.
Raj Narayanaswamy
Twilio IPO Exceeds Expectations, Despite Brexit Angst
Technology Startups

Twilio IPO Exceeds Expectations, Despite Brexit Angst

The communications software provider on Wednesday defied stock market volatility by raising $150 million.
Airbnb Is Meeting With Civil Rights Leaders to Combat Discrimination -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Airbnb Is Meeting With Civil Rights Leaders to Combat Discrimination -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Burger King now sells 'Mac n' Cheetos' at select locations.
Lindsay Friedman
3 Business-Exit Plans That Actually Work
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3 Business-Exit Plans That Actually Work

Not having a plan for selling your business is like not having a will.
Neil Patel
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Responds to Critics Who Want IPO
Uber

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Responds to Critics Who Want IPO

Kalanick also announced Arianna Huffington, founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, is joining Uber's board of directors.
Matthew J. Belvedere
Dell's Cyber Security Unit Secureworks Valued at Up to $1.42 Billion in IPO
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Dell's Cyber Security Unit Secureworks Valued at Up to $1.42 Billion in IPO

SecureWorks joins several firms looking to tap the capital markets as investor interest in them grows after a spate of cyber attacks on big companies including banks and retailers.
How Elio Motors Went From Startup to Publicly Traded Company in Months
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How Elio Motors Went From Startup to Publicly Traded Company in Months

Elio Motors was the first startup to become a publicly traded company using the updated Regulation A+ crowdfunding rules.
Sally Outlaw
#RIPTwitter: 6 Lessons for Every Startup
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#RIPTwitter: 6 Lessons for Every Startup

Just a couple of years ago, everyone though Twitter would be the next Facebook. Then everything went to hell.
Steve Tobak
Are You That Lucky Employee With an IPO Windfall?
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Are You That Lucky Employee With an IPO Windfall?

If you are, then don't lose it. Instead, plan wisely. Here are five ways to do that.
Andrea Murad
Examining True Valuation In the Wake of Disappointing Tech IPOs
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Examining True Valuation In the Wake of Disappointing Tech IPOs

A spate of valuations below expectations has many tech investors worried but the problem is likely just normal Silicon Valley volatility.
Tx Zhuo
A Bill Gates-Backed Gene Editing Startup Is Going Public
Biomedical Technology

A Bill Gates-Backed Gene Editing Startup Is Going Public

Editas Medicine is the first gene-editing medical technology company to file an IPO.
Dell's Cybersecurity Unit SecureWorks Plans IPO
Dell

Dell's Cybersecurity Unit SecureWorks Plans IPO

The computing giant acquired the company in 2011 for $612 million. It said it plans to raise $100 million from the stock sale.
How to Prepare Your Business for an Initial Public Offering
Business Optimization

How to Prepare Your Business for an Initial Public Offering

Know when an IPO makes sense and how to get ready for your first.
Samuel Edwards
What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors
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What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors

Since the end of the Internet 1.0 boom in 2001, the time to exit for the average venture-capital-backed company has more than doubled.
Scott Shane