Initial Public Offering

The Government Shutdown May Ripple Through The Ipo Market For Months

As the partial US government shutdown drags on, the disruption to the market for initial public offerings (IPOs) is building up. The longest closure in history—with no end in sight—may already ripple through the entire first quarter, according...
Related topics: Nasdaq, US Equity Markets

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Shutdown Hits Industries Nationwide

Wall Street Journal: “The partial closure of the Securities and Exchange Commission is delaying the ability of companies to open the IPO market… The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has dramatically curtailed inspections of domestic...

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Can Tencent Music Stock Bounce Back In 2019?

One of last year's more disappointing IPOs was Tencent Music Entertainment (NYSE: TME), but China's leading streaming music service is starting to make waves. The stock that has been a broken IPO since its third day of trading -- falling below last...
Related topics: US Equity Markets, China

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Techcrunch Conversations: Direct Listings

Last April, Spotify surprised Wall Street bankers by choosing to go public through a direct listing process rather than through a traditional IPO. Instead of issuing new shares, the company simply sold existing shares held by insiders, employees...
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More Scooter Dollars, Slack’s Revenue Projections, And The Ipo Traffic Jam

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We’re back! After what I think was our first-ever break, Kate Clark and I sat down to dig into the latest...
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Slack Is Losing Its Second-most Important Executive In The Run-up To Its Expected Ipo This Year

Slack's chief product officer April Underwood announced Thursday that she'll be leaving the $7.1 billion startup to focus on #Angels, an organization she co-founded that focuses on investing in female founders. Underwood is widely considered the...
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In Dueling Uber And Lyft Ipos, Two Google Dealmakers Named David Share Competing Interests (googl,...

Uber and Lyft have both confidentially filed for IPOs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and are expected to go public in 2019. While the ride-hailing competitors have dueling IPOs, Google's parent company Alphabet stands to gain no matter...
Related topics: Google, Google (GOOG)

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2019 Was Supposed To Be A Banner Year For Ipos, But Now It's Turning Into A 's---show'

This year was supposed to be the year of the unicorn initial public offering, with massively funded private startups like Uber, Lyft, and Slack all preparing to go public. Now, just two weeks into the year, bankers say it's turning into a...
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Goldman Sachs Just Revealed It Made A Nice Profit Off Uber Ahead Of An Ipo It Hopes To Help Run

Goldman Sachs on Wednesday disclosed its sale last year of a stake in Uber. It was part of chief financial officer Stephen Scherr's extended explanation of the Wall Street firm's investing and lending segment. Goldman's fourth-quarter results got a...
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There's Gold In Them Thar Clouds As Infor Guzzles $1.5bn From Koch And Golden Gate

IPO? Maybe 2019. Perhaps 2020. Depends, OK? Enterprise cloud botherer Infor announced today that shareholders were tipping the best part of $1.5bn into its coffers ahead of a potential IPO.…
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Andreessen Horowitz-backed Startup Pagerduty Has Confidentially Filed For An Ipo But Because Of The...

PagerDuty, an IT incident response startup, has reportedly filed confidentially for an IPO. PagerDuty was last valued at $1.3 billion in funding round backed by Silicon Valley VCs like Andreessen Horowitz and Accel. Despite filing the paperwork,...
Related topics: Startup, Silicon Valley

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Amid Fears Of An Impending Recession, Some Employees At Silicon Valley's Ipo-bound Startups Say...

2019 was supposed to be a blockbuster year for tech companies going public — but the volatility of the public markets is making some employees at IPO-bound tech companies nervous.  We spoke to a current employee at Uber and a current...
Related topics: Silicon Valley, Startup

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Routine Event Brings Irregular Selling In Top Marijuana Stock

Tilray shares are back under $100, and a routine IPO lock-up expiration has removed almost 10% of the value of its shares in just one day.

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Why Tilray Is Sinking Today

Shares of Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) sank 10.8% as of 10:54 a.m. EST on Tuesday after falling as much as 14% earlier in the morning. It was a day of reckoning of sorts for the Canadian marijuana producer as its initial public offering (IPO) lockup period...
Related topics: Nasdaq, US Equity Markets

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Direct Listings Bypass Traditional Ipo Process

Slack hopes it can repeat the success of Spotify's unusual public offering.
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Here's Why Yeti Holdings Stock Was Up 14% Today

Shares of YETI Holdings (NYSE: YETI) surged as much as 14% at market open today. While still up by double digits near 11 a.m. on Monday, activity then cooled, and this recent IPO's stock was up 6.8% at 1 p.m. EST on Monday. Today's big surge was a...
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Considering Investing In Uber? Here Are 5 Numbers You Should Know

Uber is moving quickly toward its initial public offering, which Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says will be sometime this year. As the company gets closer to that date, more information about Uber's financials has been released. The latest revelation...

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Startups Weekly: Will Trump Ruin The Unicorn Ipos Of Our Dreams?

The government shutdown entered its 21st day on Friday, upping concerns of potentially long-lasting impacts on the U.S. stock market. Private market investors around the country applauded when Uber finally filed documents with the SEC to go...
Related topics: Startup

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$445 Billion Flowed Into Startups In The Last Five Years. Now It's Threatening To Upend One Of...

The traditional initial public offering process may be in the process of being disrupted. Spotify went public last year using a different process and may soon be followed by enterprise software company Slack. Startups have good reasons to spurn...
Related topics: Startup, Silicon Valley, Spotify

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Report: Slack Is Planning A Direct Ipo In 2019, Like Spotify Did Last Year

The interoffice messaging platform probably has enough cash on hand to IPO without an underwriter. Boo hoo, Goldman Sachs. Slack may bypass the marquee IPO underwriters like Goldman Sachs and go directly to the market with its upcoming public...
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