IPO

Is BuzzFeed Going Public? BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti must laugh when he hears talk of “fake news” and “failing media institutions.” Last year, the 43-year-old mogul raised another $200.0 million from NBCUniversal Media, LLC, leading to a BuzzFeed valuation of $1.5 billion. There are even rumors of a BuzzFeed…

Pinterest IPO Could Be in the Cards If 2017 is going to be a major year for big-tech initial public offerings (IPOs), then it's going to need more moves from companies like Pinterest, Inc. With the Snap Inc. IPO leading the way, many investors are hoping that Snap (which runs…

Spotify IPO in 2017? As much as investors may want to see more huge tech initial public offerings (IPOs) hit the markets in 2017, those bullish on the Spotify IPO will more than likely have to wait until 2018. TechCrunch reported that multiple insider sources are saying that, despite…

A Tailwind for Google Stock Like all initial public offerings (IPOs), Snap Inc.’s debut on the stock exchange is a mixed bag. It has the potential to break in either direction, which doesn’t mean there aren’t definite upsides. For instance, the Snapchat IPO was basically free advertising for…

Airbnb IPO With Snap Inc. going public sometime in March, investors will soon be looking for the next shoe to drop in tech initial public offerings (IPOs). That’s where the Airbnb IPO comes in. Airbnb stock will likely be one of the most coveted new entries into the…

Palantir IPO in 2017?  It's looking more and more like 2017 is going to be the year of the tech initial public offering (IPO). With Snap Inc. likely to go public in March, and rumors surrounding the tech giant Uber Technologies, Inc. being ready to open its $40.0-billion valuation to the public—and other tech…

Investing in Snap Stock Is a Journey into the Unknown Snap Inc, soon to have the stock ticker NYSE:SNAP, filed for its initial public offering (IPO) last week, and the business and tech media is abuzz with its comparisons with the social media giant Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). However, it would…

Investors Preview Snap Financials For the last few years, initial public offerings (IPOs) have been a barren wasteland of disappointment. Investors hope the upcoming IPO of Snap Inc.—more commonly known as the Snapchat IPO—will break the cold streak, but that really depends on whether Snapchat is a success.…

Snapchat IPO: The Biggest IPO of 2017?  Last year was terrible for tech initial public offerings (IPOs). Only 26 tech stocks went public on U.S. exchanges in 2016, and they only managed to raise $4.3 billion, the lowest numbers in both categories since the Great Recession. This has…

Customers’ Backlash Could Impact Uber In the latest round of Uber IPO news, Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick pledged $3.0 million to help drivers impacted by the Donald Trump immigration order after facing public backlash over Uber’s decision to continue running its services despite a taxi strike at Kennedy…

Best Tech IPOs 2017 A popular meme going around these days is celebrating 2016 as the worst year, one that will forever be looked upon in infamy and dread. But much of that ire is centered on political and humanitarian crises, while the financial markets—especially at the end of…

The Snapchat IPO, Explained Snap Inc.’s initial public offering—more commonly known as the Snapchat IPO—is expected to be a landmark moment of 2017. There were very few IPOs last year, and few are scheduled for this year, leaving many investors hungry for a piece of Snapchat stock. It…

Odds Increasing for SpaceX IPO There is now considerable evidence—drawn from a motley collection of SpaceX news stories—that President Trump will embrace private space contractors. In fact, the incoming administration may even fast-forward the timeline of a SpaceX IPO. Just take a look at the people Trump is…

Can Uber Beat the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Giants? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one area that has been attracting lot of attention from the top technology companies for a while now. Uber Technologies Inc. has become the latest company to be bitten by the AI bug. Uber’s Chief Product Officer Jeff…

A Big Piece of Uber News Uber Technologies Inc. will appear in the European Court of Justice on Tuesday to defend its business practices, in what is fast becoming the Groundhog Day of Uber news stories. The U.S.-based ride sharing app has faced these accusations again and again. Critics…

The Future Looks Promising for a Snapchat IPO   Talks of a Snapchat initial public offering (IPO) have been doing the rounds for a long time, and now Snap Inc. has taken another step which takes it closer to its IPO. The company’s recently launched "Spectacles" have come at a good…

A Pinterest IPO Makes More Sense Than Other Tech IPOs Pinterest, a popular online service that allows users to pin (attach) pictures or videos—which web aficionados call "pins"—related to their interests (hence the name) could go public. Indeed, the cards are all there for a Pinterest initial public…

A High Valuation Awaits Snap IPO   Snapchat (otherwise known as Snap Inc.) has started preparing for its initial public offering (IPO) in 2017. The messaging app was in news recently when it launched its cool sunglasses, "Spectacles," which can record 10-second videos. However, talks of an IPO have been…

Will NASA Competition Accelerate a SpaceX IPO? U.S. President Barack Obama has formally announced that the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) will be launching a manned mission to Mars by 2039. Does this mean the time is approaching for a SpaceX initial public offering (IPO)? After all, SpaceX…

Snapchat IPO Could Be the Hottest of 2017 "Snapchat," the photo and video sharing app, could be next year’s hottest initial public offering (IPO). In fact, it could beat Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (NYSE:BABA) record, by making its Wall Street debut at $25.0 billion. Snap Inc., or Snapchat as…