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The IPOs Desk

  1. Unicorn IPOs continue to disappoint investors

    Entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business schools, and university scientists and engineers have long believed that disruption are common and that startups are the reason for these disruptions.

    By Jeffrey Lee Funk , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  2. Behind tech layoffs lay systemic cash flow negative companies

    Since the pandemic started, there’s been approximately 61,260 tech layoffs [1]. Close to 30% of the layoffs came from public tech companies, 85% of those companies are unprofitable.

    By Gonzalo Espinoza Graham , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  3. Finally, the big dogs are coming to the public stock market

    High valuations + big losses = uncertainty over how investors will react.

    By Kevin Kelleher , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  4. Will 2018 be the rebound in tech IPOs that has been promised for years?

    Thanks in good part to successful listings of digital household names such as Spotify as well as IPOs like Dropbox, Sonos, and Xiaomi, the IPO pipeline is now primed as liquidly as it's been in recent memory.

    By Kevin Kelleher , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  5. Sonos' IPO: A first day pop, but can it fight off Apple, Amazon et al and win for the long term?

    Sonos' strength lies in the managers guiding it -- but don't discount the possibility it could become the next TiVo.

    By Kevin Kelleher , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  6. Xiaomi's IPO takes a humbling blow, and that's not good for Chinese IPOs

    What happens to Xiaomi's stock performance in coming weeks could end up influencing the reception that Didi, Ant and others get should they push forward with their own IPOs.

    By Kevin Kelleher , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  7. A bunch of cloud companies you've never heard of are reviving the tech IPO market

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

    By Kevin Kelleher , written on

    From the IPOs desk

  8. Spotify's direct offering is cheaper and simpler than an IPO, but brings new risks for investors

    Could leave the stock volatile – often Wall Street-speak for “falling” - right out the gate.

    By Kevin Kelleher , written on

    From the IPOs desk

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