All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ipo’

Facebook Might File IPO on May 17th

It has been assumed that Facebook plans to file its IPO sometime in May, and now has reportedly set the 17th of next month as the date, after months of speculation regarding the matter in general. Sources who have access to the dealings of the company have relayed the date, and speculate that as long as the SEC agrees, mid-May …

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What Will the JOBS Act Do for Startups & the Tech Industry?

Last week, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, more commonly known as the JOBS Act. The White House administration is hoping that small businesses and startups will drive recovery and create new jobs.

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Facebook IPO: Facebook Will Reportedly List As FB On NASDAQ

Word is that Facebook is shooting for a $5 billion IPO in May, and now we know which exchange host it. The New York Times is reporting, citing “people with knowledge of the matter,” that Facebook has chosen NASDAQ for its IPO, and will ist under the ticker symbol FB. According to the report, Facebook has already notified the exchanges. …

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Cafe Press Inc. Announces IPO Stock Prices

Yesterday, CafePress Inc. announced a price for their shares in their upcoming initial public offering (IPO). 4,500,000 shares will be offered at $19 per share and will be available on the Nasdaq Global Select Market beginning on March 29, 2012 under the ticker symbol “PRSS.” J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Jefferies & Company, Inc. are listed as joint book-running managers …

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Facebook Shrinks Ads To Cram More Ads Onto Your Page

As if it wasn’t enough for Facebook to start affixing ads in every nook possible, now it appears that the social networking site is changing the requirements for ads so as to push even more ads into the extant ad-laden areas. According to a new document laying out the policy, “Premium and Marketplace Product: Specifications and Best Use Cases,” ads …

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Absent From Analyst Meeting

Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg skipped a meeting with analysts and bankers held at the company headquarters in Menlo park, CA on Monday, according to those familiar with the conference. David Ebersman, Facebook’s CFO, stated that Mr. Zuckerberg preferred to focus his time on developing the service rather than play a role with such analysts, according to insiders. Monday’s meeting …

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Zynga Planning Secondary Offering To Prevent Share Dumping

Zynga went public last year with a $1 billion IPO that set the social games developer up for a year of rising profits and increased customer base. It seems its shareholders have other plans. Bloomberg heard from two separate sources that Zynga will be holding a secondary offering of shares to the shareholders. This would extend the “lock-up” period where …

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Internet IPOs Get Their Own Top 10 List

We here at WebProNews love it when Internet companies go public, and not just because it provides us much needed news on what may be a slow news day. It’s just fascinating to see how much these tech start ups are worth and how they plan to grow their business. This year alone has already seen a massive IPO from …

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Facebook Gets $8 Billion Line of Credit

As part of some strategic moves Facebook is making ahead of their IPO, the company has received financing to the tune of $8 billion. The loans include a $5 billion revolving line of credit and a $3 billion 364-day bridge loan. This credit line will replace the companies current $2.5 billion revolving credit line used for general business purposes. The …

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Are You High on Yelp?

On Friday, popular online review site Yelp began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The company had a successful first day with shares jumping from $15 per share initial pricing to nearly $25 per share. Yesterday, in the company’s second day of trading, shares however dipped nearly 15 percent.

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Facebook Mobile Apps Ads: One More Way Users Increase Facebook’s Riches

During Facebook’s fMC keynote address, Mike Hoefflinger announced several new tools available to businesses that will increase the amount of interaction they have with their Facebook fans. The tools – Pages, Offers, Premium for Facebook, and Reach Generator – look to seriously step-up the amount of exposure ads get on Facebook. Hoefflinger explained how businesses that use Premium for Facebook …

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Yelp Could Reach Value Of $840 Million With IPO

After three months of preparation Yelp has reached a consensus about a value for their stock and is almost ready to go public. Currently they report a target of $12- $14 per share and at that price, value of the company could soar to around $840 million. The shares will be made available on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) …

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