Ipo articles

Snapchat loses way more money than it makes

Snap Inc., the parent company behind Snapchat, filed today the relevant documents for their initial public offering (IPO). These S-1 documents give us a first glimpse into the company's operations, revealing exactly how much money Snapchat generates and how many…

Snapchat set for IPO on NYSE later this week

An Initial Public Offering is often seen as a big growth milestone for a company. It's a proud moment and gives a sense of legitimacy to many companies, as well as new responsibilities to shareholders. Popular messaging app Snapchat has decided…

Spotify walks away from SoundCloud acquisition

It looked as if Spotify was about to tighten its grip on the music streaming industry back in September, following reports that the Swedish company was in “advanced talks” to acquire SoundCloud. But according to TechCrunch, the deal is now…

Snapchat has filed for its IPO

Snap Inc., the recently appointed parent company of Snapchat, is reportedly moving forward with the intent of making its debut on the stock market in early 2017. Sources familiar with the matter tell Reuters that Snapchat has confidentially filed with…

Square is finally going public

Square, the mobile payments and financial services provider led by founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, is going public. The company will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange using the symbol “SQ.”

SEC investigating illegally traded private tech shares

An investigation has been launched by the Security and Exchange Commission into private stocks that have been illegally traded in the technology industry, reports The Wall Street Journal. The shares primarily come from major pre-IPO companies, like Snapchat and Uber,…

Etsy pops in IPO debut despite not yet turning a profit

Popular peer-2-peer e-commerce site Etsy finished its initial public offering on a high note. The company priced its IPO at $16 overnight (the upper end of its expected $14 to $16 range) with shares debuting at $31 on the Nasdaq Thursday morning.

GoDaddy files for initial public offering, again

As expected, domain name registrar and website hosting service GoDaddy recently filed for an initial public offering with plans to raise up to $100 million. Some of those funds will be used to pay off debt and for general corporate…

Spotify is reportedly planning an IPO for fall 2014

Music steaming service Spotify is reportedly preparing to going public later this year, according to Quartz. While there have been rumors suggesting the service could do so for the past few weeks, new information seems to point at the company…

GoDaddy to interview banks in first step toward eventual IPO

Domain-name registration and website-hosting specialist GoDaddy Group Inc. is preparing to go public. The company plans to interview banks in the coming weeks as part of the first step toward an eventual IPO according to people familiar with the matter…