Tag Archives: IPO

Baidu Competitor Says to Focus on AI as It Plans US IPO

China’s second-largest mobile search engine Sogou, controlled by Sohu.com and 45 percent owned by Tencent Holdings, said it will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) as it aims to build a next-generation search engine. Chinese internet and gaming company Sohu on Monday announced the plan to float Sogou in the United States “as early as market conditions permit”, saying the search unit would make ... Read More »

Snap IPO May Lead Pack of Tech ‘Unicorns’

After a dearth of technology listings in 2016, Snapchat parent Snap is set for its market debut as early as this week. The initial public offering (IPO) if successful could presage a wave of listings from the sector’s so-called “unicorns” – those with a valuation of at least $1 billion based on private funding sources. Here are some of the ... Read More »

Snapchat IPO Pursuit Sees US Exchanges Rent Helicopters, Drape Banners

Snapchat IPO Pursuit Sees US Exchanges Rent Helicopters, Drape Banners This past November, Nasdaq Inc hired a helicopter to film Manhattan’s skyline using Snapchat’s new video-camera sunglasses and sent the aerial footage to its social media followers. The New York Stock Exchange – its arch-rival – on the same day tweeted a video shot from the floor of its exchange, ... Read More »

HubSpot Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million

HubSpot, the inbound marketing company founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah in 2006, has filed its intentions for an Initial Public Offering. The company says it hopes to raise $100 million from sales of public stock, according to its S-1 filing with the Security Exchange Commission. Hubspot says it plans to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange ... Read More »

Marketing Tech Unicorns in 2017’s IPO Pipeline

Marketing Tech Unicorns in 2017’s IPO Pipeline In its annual Tech IPO Report, released today, CB Insights identifies the top 369 high-value and “high-flying” technology companies which might be in the pipeline for IPOs. We mined the report for gems on some of the marketing (and sales) tech companies we cover. Among the companies in the 2017 pipeline: Qualtrics, the ... Read More »

HubSpot Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million

HubSpot, the inbound marketing company founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah in 2006, has filed its intentions for an Initial Public Offering. The company says it hopes to raise $100 million from sales of public stock, according to its S-1 filing with the Security Exchange Commission. Hubspot says it plans to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange ... Read More »

Snapchat IPO Filing Comes to Light with Questions Remaining

It looks like Snapchat is finally going public. According to a Reuters, the company has confidentially filed for an initial public offering of its shares. Snapchat filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the U.S. Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. It’s worth noting that companies with less than $1 billion in revenue can secretly file for an IPO. The ... Read More »

Advanced Enzyme Tech IPO Opens: Here’s What Management Said

Advanced Enzyme Technologies exports to 50 different countries and has 0.9% market shares globally. Advanced Enzyme Technologies, which launched its initial public offer (IPO) to raise around Rs 410 crore today, will utilise part of the proceeds to expand its business going ahead. “We will be expanding geographically…… we are going to expand our research base more and continue to ... Read More »

Japanese Messaging App Line Raises Over $1.1 Billion in IPO

Japanese messaging app Line’s initial public offering has raised more than $1.1 billion despite a lukewarm IPO market. Shares priced at 3,300 yen each, or $32.84 per US-traded share, Monday, the top of the predicted range. That suggests strong demand. Renaissance Capital, an IPO research firm, says it’s the biggest US IPO of the year. The stock will begin trading ... Read More »

L&T Infotech’s Rs 1,200 Crore IPO Fails To Excite Analysts: 10 Things To Know

Investors in the primary market have reasons to cheer, with many of the recent initial public offers (IPOs) returning huge listing gains. Blockbuster listings of Dr Lal PathLabs, Alkem Labs, TeamLease Services, Thyrocare Tech and more recently Mahanagar Gas, have boosted the confidence of retail investors in IPOs. It’s no surprise that some of the recent IPOs have therefore attracted ... Read More »