Venture Capital in India – The Summit Push
DECEMBER 11, 2013
These companies, amongst themselves, also represented strength of variety of exit mechanisms – from an IPO trading at 100% premium to issue price, to strategic exits, and a PE buyout. As the season for year roundups begins, here are my thoughts, originally published in Economic Times … It is now my eight year in succession of claiming a great year for venture capital. I have been in the business for all of eight years. But then, I am also an amateur marathoner and a climber.
After Facebook's IPO flub, value of tech startups falls back to earth
JUNE 20, 2012
The shares may rise and fall above the strike price, but the IPO was a flop on day one, which is when institutional and retail investors are typically rewarded for taking a risk on a new stock. In other words, the value of their cash has not diminished with the stock price. Login.
Why Startups Fail - 20 Top Reasons Gleaned from 32 Startup Failure Post-Mortems
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Problems started when we faced some issues with our infrastructure. We weren’t able to resolve issues on the fly and had several downtimes. Location was an issue in two different ways. Location issues were given as a reason for failure 6% of the time. Discord with a cofounder was one of the most fatal issues for a company. So, the best way of dealing with this issue is to take a long, long vesting period for all major sweat equity founders.”. Education.
Junior Stock Exchanges Revisited
FEBRUARY 23, 2010
The fact that the stock price failed to move up and stay up despite some revenue growth and the fact that the company sold for 1.4X Aptilon is another Montreal-based public company that has delivered some growth yet seen its stock go from an issue price of 50 cents to just above 10 cents these days. Many months ago I poste d about junior stock exchanges like the TSX Venture here in Canada, the pink sheets on NASDAQ and London’s AIM exchange.
Burnham's Beat: Software IPOs: 2005 Year In Review
JANUARY 2, 2006
3 out of the 4 software companies are trading above their offer price with the average stock up 40%. The four companies that made it out of the gates were: SSA Global Ticker :SSAG Issue Date: 5/26/05 Issue Price: $11.00 Price Change : 65.4% Kenexa Ticker :KNXA Issue Date: 6/24/05 Issue Price: $12.00. Price Change : 75.8% Issue Date: 9/29/05 Issue Price: $14.00. Price Change : -5.1% Price Change : 23.4%
The downside of high valuations
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
These dividends usually convert into more shares at a fixed price. This means that if you issue shares later at a lower price than the shares you issued today (“down round ) the previous shares get repriced at somewhere between those two issue prices. Some term sheets will provide for a full ratchet, meaning that if you do a down round all shares reset to the new, lower price.
How Deal Terms Affect Valuation & Liquidity
Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.
JULY 29, 2010
This is assumed that if Preferred is issued, then all Preferred Stock is Senior to the Common Stock unless stated otherwise.). Using a hypothetical $4 MM exit value to demonstrate the returns and true price per share of the holders at the time of the investment. Also note the share price per share are $3 for each the Founders and Investor #1. Also note the price per share at issue versus the price per share at the proposed exit.
The cardinal sin of community management
Startup Lessons Learned
SEPTEMBER 11, 2009
As Cindy mentioned, part of the issue is conflating listening with obeying. Game and world platformers don't even think about these issues, let along implement the best practices of fairness and firewalls. Often, they have an issue or a complaint about a relatively minor issue or annoyance with your service. In fact, I spoke out on so many issues that you might even wonder if I ever shut up long enough to listen.
Burnham's Beat: Virtual Stock Portfolio: Year End 2005 Review
JANUARY 4, 2006
The stock is now below its IPO issue price and at this level it is not only at 12X earnings, but 12.4X Not that raising money is that hard when you issue fully registered shares at a 26% discount to the market with 18% at the money warrant coverage. Anyway, they were only able to issue about $3.5M Burnhams Beat. Articles on Technology and Finance. About Bill. Archived Posts. Blog Roll. IPO/M&A Lists. By Category. By Month. Recent Posts. Internet IPOs. Internet M&A.