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Uber Wants to Go Public in 18-24 Months, According to Leaked Documents

Uber Wants to Go Public in 18-24 Months, According to Leaked Documents

According to a leaked presentation to potential investors in China, Uber plans to go public in the next 18-24 months – putting the IPO sometime near the end of 2016 to the middle of 2017. Reuters reports on the documents, which also include plenty of financials. According to the presentation, Uber is expected to see global bookings of $10.84 billion …

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Square Reportedly Files for IPO

Square Reportedly Files for IPO

Has payments company Square secretly filed to go public? That’s the word from Bloomberg, which quotes the ubiquitous sources familiar with the matter. Square was said to be gearing up for this for the past few months, with reports last month indicating the move was imminent. In reality, talks about a Square IPO have been floating around for years. Square’s …

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Fitbit Files $100 Million IPO

Fitness tracking wearables company Fitbit has decided to go public According to Fortune, Fitbit will trade on the NYSE under the symbol FIT. The company says it plans to raise $100 million, but that number is likely to change. Fitbit’s regulatory filing revealed some interesting things about the company – including some impressive numbers in terms of revenues and profit. …

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Ashley Madison Taps “Laissez Faire” Europe for IPO

If you’re a married person looking to have an affair, the number one internet destination is AshleyMadison.com. The Toronto-based company is looking to go public, but its hopping across the pond to do so. Avid Life Media, parent company to Ashley Madison and a handful of other dating websites, is planning to launch an IPO in London. Why? “Europe is …

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GoDaddy Files for a $100 Million IPO

In 2006, web hosting company GoDaddy.com decided it was time to file for an initial public offering (IPO). However, it quickly changed its mind after learning that it would have to take a 50 percent haircut (a loss on the market-value of a stock to provide a cushion for the brokerage company in case the investment loses money) on its …

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Report: Square Not Ready To Go Public This Year

It’s looking like Square won’t be going public in 2014 as multiple reports indicate IPO aspirations have been put on hold. Last week, The Information reported that the company was considering raising another round of funding that would delay an IPO. The Wall Street Journal had reported back in November that Square was eyeing an offering for this year. Now, …

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Prince Alwaleed Says Twitter Will Succeed Post IPO

Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who’d invested $300 million in Twitter 2 years ago, says he thinks that the social media platform needs to focus on generating revenue. Twitter raised $1.82 billion during its November 7th IPO, and its stock jumped 73 percent after debuting, selling roughly 70 million shares to investors. Alwaleed put his $300 million into Twitter …

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Twitter Closes First Day at NYSE at $44.90 a Share

Twitter Inc., the company known for the micro-blogging/social networking free service Twitter (i.e. a 140 character per-status update (“tweet”) feed in which users can follow, send, and read) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at 9:30 AM on Wednesday. Shares rose as high as $50.09. This means that Twitter Inc. (TWTR) is now a public company, and …

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Actor Patrick Stewart Rings In Twitter IPO

Actor Patrick Stewart joined Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo and founder Jack Dorsey at the New York Stock Exchange this morning, to ring in the social media platform’s IPO. Twitter announced yesterday via tweet that the price per share of its initial public offering had been set at $26, with an $18 billion valuation. The shares had been priced above …

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Square Eyeing 2014 IPO, According to Report

Today, everyone is talking about the big Twitter IPO. Next year, we may be talking about Square putting forth an initial public offering. The common thread here is Jack Dorsey, of course. The Twitter co-founder is also the founder and CEO of mobile payments company Square – a company that may be eyeing an IPO of its own. The report …

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Twitter IPO: 7 Things You Might Not Know

Twitter will go public on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning. On the eve of the company’s much talked about IPO, here are seven things you might now know: 1. If Twitter’s stock skyrockets tomorrow, it’s actually a bad thing for the company. According to San Francisco investment banker Bill Hambrecht, who has helped companies like Amazon, Apple …

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Twitter IPO: $26 Per Share

Twitter just announced via tweet that the price per share of its initial public offering has been set at $26, with an $18 billion valuation. The shares, which have been priced above a previous range of $23 and $25, will be available on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday morning. The $26 IPO was debated by Twitter’s board of executives …

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