IPO

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…

Snap Inc. IPO Could Be a Game Changer for Social Media Stocks The one surprising thing about Snapchat is that it’s not listed. But that could change by early 2017 with a Snapchat initial public offering (IPO)—or rather a Snap Inc IPO, since Snap Inc. is the parent company.…

SpaceX Corporation Fires Up Mars Rocket. Is a SpaceX IPO Coming? SpaceX has tested its "Raptor" rocket engine for the first time. This is none other than the rocket engine that the company expects to use for the spacecraft that humans will use to reach Mars in 2024.…

An Uber IPO in 2017 is Too Risky Uber Technologies Inc. is not publicly traded, and therefore not obliged to disclose its financial performance, but it organizes a quarterly conference call with some investors. These include some big names in the world of finance, such as Goldman Sachs…

Is an Uber IPO in the Works? Some have suggested that the chances of an Uber Technologies Inc. IPO (initial public offering) have increased. The opportunity for an Uber IPO—perhaps even an Uber IPO in 2016—has opened up because Uber has sold its Uber China division to competitor…

Line IPO Could Raise Over $1.3 billion Japan’s Line Corp, which owns and runs the “Line” messaging app, has priced its initial public offering (IPO) price at ¥3,300 (US$32.10) per share, featuring a dual listing in Tokyo and New York. At that price, the Line IPO could raise…

With the global sell-off that hammered technology stocks now in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look at a technology stock devoid of the Brexit drama. By that I mean the coming initial public offering (IPO) of Line Corp., the most popular messaging app in Japan. With a…

Line IPO Price Delayed by Global Uncertainty Although tech IPOs (initial public offerings) have been rare in the last 18 months, the upcoming Line IPO was supposed to buck the trend. But then the Brexit happened. As a result, the South Korean-based company has postponed releasing its Line…

The Uber App Has Already Shown Its Potential Elon Musk dreams about an environmental apocalypse, triggering the rapture of a select group of humans to Mars. Amazon.com, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos finds ingenious ways to make more money through Amazon and his Blue Origin space venture. But…

Longer Wait for Uber IPO Investors are hungry for an Uber IPO—and for good reason. Uber Technologies, Inc. is an industry disruptor. In a few short years since the company launched, Uber has overtaken taxis as the favored way to hitch a ride. Although Uber has been met…

No Uber IPO in 2016 An initial public offering (IPO) for Uber Technologies Inc., the world’s most popular ride service platform, would be an outstanding event in any year in the financial markets. Often, pundits have spurred rumors of an imminent Uber IPO, setting the greed of investors…

This Could Be Big for SpaceX SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation), the private space company founded by Elon Musk, postponed the launch of its “SES-9” communications satellite from Cape Canaveral in Florida. SpaceX aborted the mission just seconds before takeoff because of a malfunction, according to the company.…