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Why Candy Crush Has Soured

Reuters | Nicola Leske | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

By Nicola Leske NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the weeks leading up to the IPO of King Digital Entertainment, the company's bankers scrambled ...

4 Steps to Prepare for an IPO

Lili Balfour | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Lili Balfour

If you are building a company today, you may want to consider whether or not an IPO is right for your company. Here is a quick guideline to assist with your planning.

Anatomy of an IPO

Lili Balfour | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

If you plan to take your company public, make sure you understand the magnitude of revenue desired.

Twitter's Problems Are Just Beginning

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter's stock took to its wings in its public debut, closing up more than 70 percent. The day flew by with nary a hitch and gave b...

Here's The Answer To The Question Everyone's Asking About Twitter's IPO

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.13.2013 | Technology

With a tweet, Twitter did what it was long expected to do. On Thursday, the social network announced that it filed the necessary paperwork to go publi...

Twitter Files For IPO

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale.— Twitter (...

A Non-profit IPO? Warren Buffet Says 'Yes'

Paul Lamb | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Paul Lamb

Can a private non-profit organization go public by selling shares of its organization through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), just like businesses do when raising investment dollars?

It Was Suppose To Be Our IPO

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 07.18.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — It was supposed to be our IPO, the people's public offering. Facebook, the brainchild of a young CEO who sauntered in...

Rather Than "Why Not Go Public?", It's "Why?"

Brian Hamilton | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Brian Hamilton

For a long time, one of the reasons for doing an IPO was that everybody else was doing it. It was a status symbol. But I don't think the entrepreneurs of today care as much about that. Good for them.

D.M. Levine

Nasdaq's Facebook Plan Under Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

The ink may still be drying on Nasdaq's $40 million proposal to compensate traders for losses in the botched Facebook IPO, but opponents of the plan h...

This Guy Again: He Made $138 On Facebook Shares

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.24.2012 | Money

When we last spoke to investor Jim Nichols pre-Facebook IPO, he was eagerly waiting to find out how many shares of Facebook he could buy through E*Tra...

Regulators To Review Facebook IPO Issues

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

By Suzanne Barlyn and Ryan Vlastelica (Reuters) - Two top U.S. financial regulators said the issues around the initial public offering of Facebook ...

Facebook And The Broken I.P.O. System

The New Yorker | Posted 05.22.2012 | Technology

Monday morning’s big fall in Facebook’s stock hardly came as a shocker. It was clear on Friday that, at the offering price of $38 a share, there w...

Nasdaq To Change IPO Procedures After Facebook Glitch

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX faces short-term costs from its botched handling of Facebook shares on their first day ...

You Might Soon Be Able To Buy Shares Of That Burger

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The owner of fast-food chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's is planning to go public again, seeking to raise an estimated $100 million. CKE Inc...

Here's Why GM Backed Out Of Its Deal With Facebook

Reuters | Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook may only have itself to blame for why General Motors rained on ...

IPO Boom Hits Speed Bump

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

A mini-boom in the IPO market seems to have hit a mini speed-bump. The first quarter of this year was the busiest for initial public offerings sin...

BATS CEO: IPO Debacle 'Completely Regrettable And Very Painful'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business

(Recasts; adds details) By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - U.S. exchange operator BATS Global Markets withdrew its initial...

Company Withdraws IPO, After Series Of Glitches

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

A bad day for leading high frequency trading exchange BATS just got much worse -- and high-speed trading may have been the culprit. The third-bigge...

World's Leading Racing Circuit Considering Going Public

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* CVC likely to sell partial stake in IPO - source * Singapore is likely listing destination - media reports * The F1 se...

Facebook To Big Banks: Have Some Prestige Instead Of Money

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2012 | Technology

By Alistair Barr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 (Reuters) - Facebook will pay a fee of just 1.1 percent ...

JPMorgan Chase Shocks Wall Street With Facebook IPO Win

Reuters | Nadia Damouni | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co surprised Wall Street by winning a leading role in Facebook's much antici...

Should Zuckerberg Unfriend Wall Street?

Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.13.2011 | Small Business

By virtue of its size, business model and popularity, Facebook is the rare company that doesn't need Wall Street to go public. It should press home th...

Facebook IPO: The Stat You Won't Believe

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business

A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool? Being as wealthy as a quarter of the households in the United States combined. Well, it may be ...

Ominous Sign For Any Company Looking To Come Public

Wall Street Journal | LYNN COWAN And RANDALL SMITH | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

More than half of the initial public offerings making their debuts in the U.S. this year are trading below their offer price, an ominous backdrop for ...