Yeti Holdings, Inc. Consumer IPO

Chaganomics

If you are banking on college orders you need to have made a serious ding in the wholesale promo market Pre-IPO, and since that has not occurred yet, I bet it will never occur. equity going public Investment Banking IPO IPOs q3 2016 ipo q4 2016 ipo rants Yeti Holdings

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Yeti Holdings, Inc. Consumer IPO

Chaganomics

If you are banking on college orders you need to have made a serious ding in the wholesale promo market Pre-IPO, and since that has not occurred yet, I bet it will never occur. equity going public Investment Banking IPO IPOs q3 2016 ipo q4 2016 ipo rants Yeti Holdings

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Xeris Pharmaceuticals Files to Raise $75 Million in an IPO

SiliconHills

The post Xeris Pharmaceuticals Files to Raise $75 Million in an IPO appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Book: The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap – From Concept to IPO

Feld Thoughts

The NYSE recently published a book – The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap – From Concept to IPO that I’ve been involved in. The post Book: The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap – From Concept to IPO appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I wrote a chapter and made a number of introductions to the team working on the book that resulted in a number of other chapters. The book covers a variety of stages of company development, including: The Seed Stage: Starting a Company.

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6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before IPO

Startup Professionals Musings

For financial reasons alone, an IPO is a statistically rare phenomenon, happening just 275 times in 2014 , out of almost 500,000 startups. As an advisor and mentor to startups, I try to make sure entrepreneurs understand both the pros and cons of an IPO as an exit strategy.

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Insuring Directors And Officers Through M&A And IPO Events

YoungUpstarts

Corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and initial public offerings (IPO) bring necessary capital and resources to a growing company. Do IPOs also necessitate an additional policy?

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DocuSign Files for IPO

Inc Startups

It is planning to list its stock on Nasdaq. Going Public

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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.

When A Startup Chooses IPO Most Founders Are Out

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though the Initial Public Offering (IPO) alternative for a successful startup seems to be coming back, it is relatively rare. IPOs in 2008, the market was up to a still trivial 128 in 2012 (compared to 675 in 1996). business entrepreneur exit founder IPO startup

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IPOs, M&As, Liquidity, & You. (the entrepreneur)

Gust

If the company was successful, this quickly led to an IPO – a very happy ending for the entrepreneur, the angels, and the venture capitalists. The two major differences in the exit environment in the past decade are (1) the disappearance of the IPO market and (2) the rapidly increasing size of the average VC fund. Larger VC rounds and the lack of early IPOs have also resulted in substantially longer pre-exit waiting periods for venture capitalists.

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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. What will happen for the startup IPO market? How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC.

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Second-Class Investor Citizens: Facebook’s IPO and Dual-Class Equity Structures

Gust

Dual-class voting structures are receiving a lot of attention these days along with intense publicity related to the Facebook IPO , following in the wake of other recent tech IPOs with a similar structure such as Zynga and LinkedIn.

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5 Presentation Tips From Snap's IPO Roadshow

Inc Startups

So does its 35-minute IPO presentation Snapchat represents the intersection of communication, creativity and storytelling.

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An IPO Exit Strategy Puts the Entrepreneur at Risk

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though the Initial Public Offering (IPO) alternative for a successful startup seems to be coming back into vogue, it is relatively rare. IPOs in 2008, the market was up to a still trivial 159 in 2011. entrepreneur startup liability risk IPO business

Where Are My ipos?

Ask The VC

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IPO or M&A? Here’s exactly how large companies exit

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

The graph below shows the trend of exits – IPO vs. M&A over the past handful of years (side note here that Foundry, like many firms, considers an IPO a financing event, not an exit in and of itself; although obviously it can be a path to an exit shortly thereafter).

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Startup To IPO: Is Your Company Ready To Go Public?

YFS Magazine

Finance Grow fast business growth hostile takeover investors ipo money raising capital selling stockGoing public is much more involved than the prestige of seeing your company name in lights on the NASDAQ or NYSE ticker. Such a momentous decisions has to come with a huge amount of forethought.

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10 Reasons Why IPO Is No Longer A Good Startup Exit

Startup Professionals Musings

Today the rate of startups going public (IPO – Initial Public Offering) is at an all-time low, and most entrepreneurs avoid this option like the plague, knowing the process is painful, and public company executives are seen as greedy sharks.

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Tech IPOs Are Bouncing Back, and Enterprise Startups Are the Reason

Inc Startups

Enterprise tech is driving an IPO renaissance, and a whole bunch ofmarket debuts are still to come. Going Public

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Stitch Fix Files for IPO

Inc Startups

According to the filing, the company expects revenue of nearly $1 billion for 2017, and has been profitable since 2015. Going Public

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Some IPO speculation

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Thursday, July 15, 2010 Some IPO speculation Inspired by Steve Blank’s post today about the “lost decade&# of IPO’s , I’d like to make some predictions. The fact that IPO’s are disappearing makes intuitive sense to me.

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Snapchat Quietly Files for IPO Before Elections

Inc Startups

The social media platform's parent company Snap confidentially filed for an IPO that could fetch a valuation of up to $40 billion

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MindBody Software IPO reaches $500mm

Ask the Angels

MindBody, Inc, launched an IPO today, the first Pasadena Angels company to achieve that milestone. Blog General News Product/Technology Alumni Angel Angel Capital Angel Groups Angel Investing Angels Exit Strategies Exit Strategy Fundraising Intellectual Property IPO MindBody Mindbody Software Pasadena Angels Public Rick Stollmeyer Startup Companies

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Putting Twitter’s IPO in Perspective

Agile VC

Twitter’s IPO has garnered a ton of attention in the tech and popular press. So their revenue figures, pre IPO financing and ownership, and other info is all widely available. Growth IPOs Are Back.

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Square IPO: Is Square A Good Payments Business?

Agile VC

Square filed its S-1 several weeks ago and is now in the middle of its IPO road show process. Anyone who’s familiar with the IPO process knows that companies state an “initial” range as they begin their road show.

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Lotte To Shelve $4.5B IPO

Chaganomics

Lotte Group indicated it will shelve what may have been a $4.5 billion initial public offering for its hotel unit, the world’s biggest so far this year, after widening investigations pushed the South Korean conglomerate deeper into crisis. BBERG

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The U.S. IPO Market is Seeing a Slowdown in 2016

SiliconHills

The good news is there is an Initial Public Offering or IPO market, said Daniel Klausner, managing director of PricewaterhouseCoopers based in New York. “At But overall the IPO market in the U.S. IPO Market is Seeing a Slowdown in 2016 appeared first on SiliconHills. At times, I think it’s been dormant or hidden,” he said. September has been a great month.” is on track to have the […] The post The U.S.

Music Service Spotify Just Filed for a 'Direct IPO'

Inc Startups

The Swedish company is bypassing the traditional IPO process in which banks act as underwriters of a stock. That means the price of its shares could be extremely volatile. Going Public

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4 Strategy Rules for Interpreting Snap's IPO

Inc Startups

Understanding the fundamentals of digital strategy can help interpret big events like Snap's IPO and their proposed strategy. Avoid the mis-steps so common in a digital era by understanding these four fundamental principles

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Groupon IPO

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

What do you think of the Groupon IPO? That sandwiches it right between Google and Webvan as the largest IPOs in term of valuation. I considered the Groupon IPO pricing to be a little expensive. The Groupon IPO also demonstrated that investors see value in the deal space.

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How to Play the IPO Long Game

Inc Startups

Thinking of taking your company public? First, do the groundwork. Money

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IPO or M&A? Here’s exactly how large companies exit

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

The graph below shows the trend of exits – IPO vs. M&A over the past handful of years (side note here that Foundry, like many firms, considers an IPO a financing event, not an exit in and of itself; although obviously it can be a path to an exit shortly thereafter).

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Snap Files for IPO, Seeks to Raise $3 Billion

Inc Startups

The highly anticipated IPO could be the one of the largest since that of Alibaba Group in 2014

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Okta's $187 Million Tech IPO Isn't Scaring Off Rivals

Inc Startups

Okta presented their IPO on Friday. Competitors aren't as intimidated as you might expect -- they're happy that SSO is getting more attention.

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After Ringing the IPO Bell

Seeing Both Sides

Last week''s successful IPO of e-commerce giant Wayfair (market cap $3B) and this week''s impending IPO of Hubspot (if it prices in the range, market cap $600m) has many in the Boston tech community celebrating. Executive teams need to focus their staff post-IPO on a new mission.

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Another High-Frequency Trading Firm to IPO

Chaganomics

HFT IPOs are now the normal? The owners of Flow Traders, a Dutch high-frequency trading firm, plan to sell around 40 percent of the business through a listing of its shares on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, the company said on Thursday. Reuters. HFT High-Frequency Trading TRADING

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Dell Considers Alternative Strategies. Here's What an IPO Could Mean for the PC Maker

Inc Startups

If the company goes public, it would be one of the largest IPOs in recent history.

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SurveyMonkey Reportedly Is Planning a 2018 IPO

Inc Startups

The 19-year-old polling company was last valued at $2 billion and counts Sheryl Sandberg and other prominent tech executives among its advisers.

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“The Facebook IPO, One Year Later” via The Wall.

Mark Birch

“ The Facebook IPO, One Year Later ” via The Wall Street Journal. Crazy to imagine that it has been one year since one of the most anticipated IPO’s in recent memory. Facebook IPO investment stock price tech equity markets

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Dropbox's IPO Debuts at $29 a Share

Inc Startups

Drew Houston, co-founder and CEO, owns 24 percent of the company. Going Public