You may or may not have heard of Zuora, but it's emerging as the poster child for the 2018 tech IPO market.

Tech IPOs are having their best first-half in several years, and it's largely thanks to companies like Zuora – enterprise-cloud companies with little brand-name recognition among consumers but a steady stream of recurring revenue, an impressive growth rate, and the kind of path to profitability that has eluded many recent consumer-tech IPOs like Snap and Blue Apron...