Tag Archives: Investors

The long awaited rush of tech IPOs is around the corner- but investors might be surprised by who is leading the charge

Theo Wargo/Getty The number of tech startups going public should jump to around 50, investment bankers who cater to the industry say. But don’t expect a lot of big-name companies to hit the public markets. Instead, enterprise-software companies will likely represent the lion’s share of new offerings, the bankers said. Many startups are feeling pressure from venture investors and employees ... Read More »

Apple Should Address Youth iPhone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors

Apple shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on ... Read More »

Israel is getting serious about opening up the high-tech market to domestic investors

Ariel Jerozolimski | Bloomberg | Getty Images Inside the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Israeli pension funds are expected to get a waiver that will allow them to invest in four new high-tech funds for which the government issued new tenders this week. The new mutual funds, meant for both private and institutional investors, are to be traded on the Tel ... Read More »

The crossover is (almost) over: Public-market investors bail on tech startups

Image Credit: Lumen Photos / Shutterstock Historically, mature private companies relied on “growth” or late-stage venture firms for their last round, or rounds, before filing for IPO. That ecosystem has been disrupted over the last few years as large public market focused investors entered the space. But just as the big money players flooded into the market, current economics are ... Read More »