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Swedish telco Telia sells its share of Spotify
Swedish telco Telia sells its share of Spotify
Swedish telecom giant Telia has sold its share of Spotify for appx. $272 million (SEK2.3 billion) to institutional investors. Both companies ...... 30 Mar 2018
Snapchat to IPO with valuation nearing $35 billion
Snapchat to IPO with valuation nearing $35 billion
According to a new report, Snapchat will seek to raise up to $4 billion in its 2017 initial public offering (IPO), giving the company a value ...... 27 Oct 2016
Uber reaches incredible milestone: 2 billion rides
Uber reaches incredible milestone: 2 billion rides
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has announced this week that the company has reached an incredible milestone: 2 billion rides. More impressively ...... 20 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Music streaming company Deezer cancels its IPO
Music streaming company Deezer cancels its IPO
The French-based music streaming company Deezer has canceled its IPO indefinitely citing "market conditions." Deezer had planned to raise ...... 28 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Tinder parent company to go public
Tinder parent company to go public
Match Group, the parent company of Tinder, Match and other dating sites, is set to go public using the symbol MTCH. Besides Tinder and Match, ...... 18 Oct 2015
Uber to raise $1 billion from Chinese fund manager
Uber to raise $1 billion from Chinese fund manager
Uber is preparing to raise an additional $1 billion thanks to an investment from Chinese fund manager Hillhouse Capital Group. If completed, ...... 24 Jun 2015
Popular microblogging service Sina Weibo to IPO in the U.S.
Popular microblogging service Sina Weibo to IPO in the U.S.
The Twitter of China, Sina Weibo, will file for its IPO in the U.S., looking to take advantage of a strong stock market, especially for social ...... 15 Mar 2014
Roku planning IPO for this year
Roku planning IPO for this year
According to Bloomberg, Roku is preparing for an IPO this year, going public as its popularity grows. The company builds set-top boxes that ...... 22 Feb 2014 - 6 comments
Spotify preparing for IPO next year
Spotify preparing for IPO next year
Giant online music streaming service Spotify is preparing for an IPO, say new reports, going public in a deal that could value the service as ...... 18 Feb 2014 - 1 comment
World's largest smartphone display maker preparing to IPO
World's largest smartphone display maker preparing to IPO
The world's biggest maker of displays for smartphones, Japan Display, is preparing for an IPO that could raise $1.7 billion for the company. ...... 17 Feb 2014
Twitter to IPO with 70 million shares at $17-$20
Twitter to IPO with 70 million shares at $17-$20
Twitter will IPO with 70 million shares, pricing at $17-$20 as the company hopes to raise $1.4 billion. The updated numbers come via an amended ...... 25 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
Twitter files for IPO, reveals key statistics
Twitter files for IPO, reveals key statistics
After hinting at an IPO filing via Twitter last month, the company has made their filing public and in turn revealed key statistics about their operations. ...... 04 Oct 2013
Twitter to make IPO filing public this week?
Twitter to make IPO filing public this week?
According to Quartz, Twitter will make its IPO filing public this week. The social network filed with regulators on September 12th to go ...... 01 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
Twitter files for IPO, announces via tweet
Twitter files for IPO, announces via tweet
With just a tweet last night, Twitter announced it was filing for an IPO, marking the highest-profile tech debut since Facebook. In their ...... 13 Sep 2013
Roku expects to go public by 2014
Roku expects to go public by 2014
Roku CEO Anthony Wood has noted this week that he expects his company to go public by 2014. The company makes extremely popular set-top boxes, ...... 10 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
Cloud security co. Qualys files for IPO
Cloud security co. Qualys files for IPO
The cloud security provider Qualys has filed for an IPO, looking to raise $100 million. Qualys provides a cloud computing based platform ...... 10 Jun 2012
Facebook stock continues to fall apart
Facebook stock continues to fall apart
Once again, the Facebook stock continues to fall apart, leading to more and more investor losses. After opening on May 18th at $42 per share, ...... 05 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
Zuckerberg loses $2.2 billion just one day after Facebook IPO
Zuckerberg loses $2.2 billion just one day after Facebook IPO
One of the richest men in the world has just gotten a little bit poorer. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's fortune fell $2.2 billion today after ...... 22 May 2012 - 10 comments
Facebook IPO fails to impress
Facebook IPO fails to impress
Despite hype not seen since Google's IPO in 2004, Facebook's debut in the market has failed to impress investors with shares up just 2 percent as of writing. ...... 18 May 2012 - 3 comments
Facebook co-founder to save $67 million in taxes by renouncing citizenship
Facebook co-founder to save $67 million in taxes by renouncing citizenship
Last week we reported that Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin had renounced his U.S. citizenship and moved to Singapore. By doing so, it ...... 17 May 2012 - 12 comments
Facebook aiming for mid-May IPO
Facebook aiming for mid-May IPO
Multiple sources are claiming today that Facebook is aiming for a May 17th IPO. The date should be accessible as long as the SEC signs off ...... 20 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
Facebook preparing for IPO in May
Facebook preparing for IPO in May
According to the WSJ, Facebook is aiming for May to go public. The newspaper says Facebook has halted all trading of its shares on the secondary ...... 29 Mar 2012
Facebook's graffiti artist is now incredibly rich
Facebook's graffiti artist is now incredibly rich
David Choe, a graffiti artist who was hired by Sean Parker to paint the walls of Facebook's headquarters, is about to be worth $200 million. ...... 03 Feb 2012 - 20 comments
It's finally here, the Facebook IPO
It's finally here, the Facebook IPO
Facebook, the behemoth social network with over 850 million users around the globe has finally filed to go public. The offering will be the ...... 02 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
Zynga to IPO at large market value
Zynga to IPO at large market value
The social gaming giant Zynga will IPO tomorrow, pricing in at $10 per share, for 100 million shares. There had been recent discussion on ...... 16 Dec 2011
Groupon looking to IPO with $12 billion value
Groupon looking to IPO with $12 billion value
Despite shaky earnings, Groupon is looking to sell shares in an IPO that would value the company at around $12 billion. While likely still ...... 20 Oct 2011
Facebook pushes IPO to Q3 2012
Facebook pushes IPO to Q3 2012
According to the FT, Facebook has pushed its IPO to the Q3 2012. The IPO had been expected for April, with some analysts believing it could ...... 15 Sep 2011
Zynga IPO ready to set records
Zynga IPO ready to set records
Zynga, the social gaming behemoth, is filing for an IPO that will value the company at upwards of $20 billion, a new record for "social" media ...... 29 Jun 2011 - 2 comments
Facebook planning IPO at $100 billion valuation
Facebook planning IPO at $100 billion valuation
CNBC has said today that the social networking giant Facebook will file for an IPO as early as October, with a $100 billion valuation. The ...... 13 Jun 2011 - 1 comment
Groupon files for large IPO
Groupon files for large IPO
Groupon has filed for an IPO today, looking to raise $750 million in its first sale. Trading under the ticker "GRPN," the gigantic daily ...... 03 Jun 2011
LinkedIn IPO jumps as high as 170 percent
LinkedIn IPO jumps as high as 170 percent
LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, has seen its stock jump as high as 170 percent in its first day of trading, seeing a peak ...... 19 May 2011 - 4 comments
Pandora files for IPO
Pandora files for IPO
Pandora, the popular streaming Internet radio service has filed for an IPO today, finally revealing numbers on the service that was close to ...... 11 Feb 2011 - 1 comment
Skullcandy goes public
Skullcandy goes public
Skullcandy, the company behind headphones backed by rappers, other musicians and athletes, has filed for an IPO today, en route to going public. ...... 29 Jan 2011 - 4 comments
LinkedIn will IPO this year, say reports
LinkedIn will IPO this year, say reports
The 'professional' social networking site LinkedIn will go public this year, having already nearly selected its bank underwriters. Bank Of ...... 06 Jan 2011
     

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