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10 Realities Today Cause Startups To Bypass An IPO

Startup Professionals Musings

Today the rate of startups going public (IPO – Initial Public Offering) is up from the dead zone, but is still half the rate back before 2000. In my view, the key reasons that IPOs have lost their luster from an entrepreneur and investor perspective include the following: The US IPO process is still stumbling.

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InoxCVA IPO: India’s cryogenic tank maker fully subscribed on first day


Inox India’s initial public offering ( IPO ) opened on Dec. 18, with the IPO scheduled to be allotted on Dec. crore (Rs 14593200000, or $175,110,373.74) with the IPO, with the company itself receiving nothing for the sales. The offering is not due to close until Dec. It will make its stock market listing debut on Dec.

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Will Your Startup Get Venture Capital or IPO in 2013?

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on the final report for 2012 from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), it may appear that IPOs are back as a viable startup exit strategy. billion from 49 listings, and represented the strongest annual period for IPOs since 2000. Marty Zwilling.

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7 Costs To Consider Before Taking Your Startup Public

Startup Professionals Musings

Despite the fact that the number of IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) for startups have continued to stay low, I still hear it touted often as the preferred exit strategy. I suspect the exuberance for an IPO is still being driven by the highly visible successes of a few companies several years ago, including Facebook, Yelp, and Twitter.

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M&A or IPO?

Reid Hoffman

The fundamental choice that venture-backed entrepreneurs face is simple: M&A or IPO? You’re also going to be valuable and attractive as an IPO candidate. You don’t need to focus on your IPO financial metrics from day one. Later, even closer to the IPO, we had discussions with eBay about acquiring the company.

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3 IPOs To Watch In 2021


2021 promises to be a great year on the IPO market, as there are some amazing upcoming IPOs to keep an eye on. The post 3 IPOs To Watch In 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Here's a look at 3 of them.

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Startup IPO Market: A Fickle Mistress ? AGILEVC

Agile VC

Startup IPO Market: A Fickle Mistress. The IPO market, she is a fickle mistress. In the first half of 2011, the IPO markets were looking strong for VC-backed companies. For a time that meant that other category leaders accelerated their own IPO plans… think Groupon and Zynga. How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC.

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