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Snap Stock Soars On First Day Of Trading

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.02.2017 | Business

Snap Inc’s (SNAP.N) shares continued to defy doubts about the company’s early-stage business model and slowing user growth, jumping nearly 50 perc...

Up, Up and Away: Is The Spotify Balloon a Cautionary Tale?

Chris Castle | Posted 02.07.2017 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

Already we see leaks to the tech press that Spotify is pushing off a U.S. IPO to next year while it pursues a "path to profitability". Now that's a n...

Millennials Are Creators of New Economy

AsiaToday | Posted 01.01.2017 | World

By AsiaToday reporter Jina Koh -"Millennials are unprecedented." As former MySpace CEO Mike Jones said, it's hard to define the millennials. Whether...

$25 Billion Blockbuster: Snapchat Files For One Of The Biggest Tech IPOs In Years

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.15.2016 | Technology

Snapchat has filed for an initial public offering, sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, which puts the messaging app a step closer to ...

#FredinChina: A producer uses live stream to boost Chinese Pride over US movies

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

6 Things Warren Buffett Said This Week That You Should Know

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business

By Morgan Quinn, Contributor This was a big week for Warren Buffett. At what is known as the "Woodstock for capitalists," nearly 40,000 Berkshire Ha...

How Do the Major Investment Banks Compete for IPO Business?

Quora | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business

How do the major investment banks compete for IPO business? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ar...

Investing in a Down Market: Learnings From Warren Buffet and Other High Profile Investors

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 02.11.2017 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

2016 is looking pretty bleak so far for investors, with signs pointing to continued volatility down the road. After only two months into the New Year,...

Higher Rates Drive Companies to Equity Markets

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 12.23.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

For years, there have been hints from members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) that a rise in interest rates was necessary and imminent. Fi...

Why More Tech Companies May Soon Go Public in 2016

Brett Relander | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
Brett Relander

For any startup, the decision of whether to go public is a big one, and a number of factors must be taken into consideration.

IPO Trends for Investors to Consider in Q4 2015

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

Earlier this year, companies were going public at the fastest pace on record in years, but that activity has slowed over the past few months, due primarily to market volatility brought on by slumping oil prices, sustained troubles in the Eurozone and China's slowing growth.

Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in th...

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John’s Plans October IPO

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business

Sandwich chain Jimmy John’s is planning to announce an initial public offering as early as next week, a source told The Huffington Post. The deal wi...

Establishing and Navigating the Moving Parts of an IPO

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

Taking a company public is a complicated process, with many moving parts. By rushing the process or putting together an inexperienced team, the likelihood of errors being made increases as does the potential for non-compliance with the SEC's regulations.

Confessions of Venture Capitalists: How to Milk a Unicorn

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Those who wonder what the hell is going on with the accelerating number of startups getting billion-dollar valuations and above, please raise MY hand.

The Age of the Household Brand IPO: Why Are So Many Established Companies Going Public?

Gregory Sichenzia | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Gregory Sichenzia

The initial public offering (IPO) market is on track to deliver approximately 200 IPOs for the third straight year, after a strong second quarter in 2015, which raised more than $13 billion for 75 IPOs.

Spanish-Language Univision Files For IPO

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2016 | Media

July 2 (Reuters) - Univision Holdings Inc, the owner of Spanish language TV network Univision Network, filed for an initial public offering of Class...

IPO for All or How to Create Your Own Currency

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Okay, let me state upfront that I am completely biased when it comes to running a compelling business: for I believe if you happen to live in the 21st century, your company's stock should be worth money, and you should be able to turn around and sell it.

Secrets of a Career Climb: Make Shit Happen, Deal When It Does

Jim Treacy | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Jim Treacy

Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.

So You Think You Can Go Public? (Re)Meet the OTC

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

I believe, if you run a modern company, your stock options should be worth money and you should be able to turn around and sell or exercise them. In other words, your company stocks should be able to become your own currency.

Late Stage Investing: Why it Works - for Now

Jeremy Abelson | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
Jeremy Abelson

Mutual funds are showing up predominantly in what are termed "pre-IPO" rounds, implying an IPO is imminent and an exit and public company status is almost guaranteed. This is very different than most traditional VC investments.

Ben Walsh

Etsy Files For $100 Million IPO, Doesn't Seem So Cutesy Anymore | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.05.2015 | Business

Esty, the online seller of hand-knit beard warmers, vintage Madras sportcoats and everything in between, filed for a $100 million initial public offering on Wednesday evening.

Something You Don't Know About the Shake Shack IPO

Billy Shore | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Billy Shore

The Shake Shack IPO has received an extraordinary amount of attention today, not to mention analysis of what it means for the food industry, investors, etc. But one little-known aspect of the deal that's been entirely overlooked may have the longest-term implications of all -- not just for food but for philanthropy.

What Every Startup Founder Needs to Know to About Acquisitions

Lili Balfour | Posted 03.16.2015 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

It is critical that you understand what the "NewCo" will look like. Will you be replacing an existing team? Perhaps you are tasked with creating a new division. Make sure you are on board with the integration schedule.

What You Are Not Hearing About Ebola

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

At least 30 experts were unable to attend the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in New Orleans these past few days, as the ...