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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Initial public offering

Rocket Internet IPO Starts Weak

Rocket Internet IPO Starts Weak The German Rocket Internet IPO is off to a slow start, trading below the initial share price of 42.50 Euro.F

Oct 2 2014, 2:57am CDT

Clone of Alibaba (BABA) IPO Shares Jump 36%

Alibaba (BABA) IPO Shares Jump 36% The Alibaba IPO shares have been priced at $68, but BABA shares started to trade at 36% higher at NYSE.

Sep 19 2014, 1:15pm CDT

Alibaba BABA Shares Priced at $68

Alibaba BABA Shares Priced at $68 The Alibaba IPO shares have been priced at $68. Alibaba IPO is today.

Sep 19 2014, 1:50am CDT

Alibaba (BABA) IPO is Tomorrow

Alibaba (BABA) IPO is Tomorrow Finally it is here. The Alibaba IPO shares will be priced today and start trading tomorrow.

Sep 18 2014, 9:17am CDT

Alibaba Looking To Be Chinese Netflix, Yahoo Stays Afloat With Alibaba Stock

Alibaba Looking To Be Chinese Netflix, Yahoo Stays Afloat With Alibaba Stock Alibaba's in the news for upcoming IPO, domiance in Chinese home entertainment industry, and keeping struggling Yahoo afloat.

Jul 15 2014, 8:31pm CDT

Box Gets $150 Million Investment From TPG Growth and Coatue

Box Gets $150 Million Investment From TPG Growth and Coatue The new funding, which is rare for a company that already filed for an IPO, puts Box at $2.4 billion in valuation.

Jul 8 2014, 3:54am CDT

GoPro's Nick Woodman Becomes $2 Billion Man As Stock Shoots Higher

GoPro's Nick Woodman Becomes $2 Billion Man As Stock Shoots Higher GoPro’s 39-year-old founder loves extreme sports. So far he’s surfed the stock market like an expert. On GoPro’s third day of trading, the company’s stock opened up another 8%. That continues its torrid streak that...

Jun 30 2014, 1:19pm CDT

Surfer Kelly Slater Looks to Cash a $1.1 Million In GoPro IPO

Surfer Kelly Slater Looks to Cash a $1.1 Million In GoPro IPO Action camera maker GoPro has set terms for its initial public offering later that could value the company at nearly $3 billion. An updated financial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission unveiled this...

Jun 12 2014, 6:11am CDT

CES 2015 News
GoDaddy Files for IPO

GoDaddy Files for IPO ISP GoDaddy announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its Class A common stock.

Jun 10 2014, 9:56am CDT

GoPro files for IPO

GoPro files for IPO It's official, GoPro is going public.

May 20 2014, 2:40am CDT

Behind the Alibaba IPO is an Unlikely Chinese Success Story

Behind the Alibaba IPO is an Unlikely Chinese Success Story HONG KONG (AP) — The mammoth IPO planned by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group highlights founder Jack Ma's improbable rise to China's entrepreneur-in-chief. Ma, a former English teacher who flunked his college entrance...

May 7 2014, 4:57am CDT

Alibaba Is aiming to raise $1B in IPO

Alibaba Is aiming to raise $1B in IPO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — China's Alibaba Group is aiming to raise $1 billion in a long-awaited IPO likely to have ripple effects across the Internet. Tuesday's filing sets the stage for the technology industry's biggest...

May 7 2014, 2:08am CDT

Alibaba files for IPO

Alibaba files for IPO Alibaba is making its way into the U.S. market. On Tuesday, the company filed for an IPO.

May 7 2014, 1:35am CDT

Sour Candy: Weak King.Com IPO Costs Chairman And CEO Billionaire Status

Weak Candy Crush IPO Costs Chairman And CEO Billionaire Status For the executives of Candy Crush maker King Digital Entertainment, Wednesday’s initial public offering couldn’t have been more sour. On a day when King.com celebrated its IPO by parading candy mascots from its hit game...

Mar 27 2014, 2:11am CDT

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

King IPO: Will Candy Crash? King Digital Entertainment priced its IPO and is preparing to list on the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, under the ticker “KING.”  The digital gaming company priced at $21.50 per share and is set to raise $500...

Mar 26 2014, 2:55am CDT

Candy Blush: King.com Cofounder And Investor Gave Up Billions With Early Share Sale Not everyone will be cashing in on King Digital Entertainment’s sweet initial public offering later this month. At least two individuals associated with the Candy Crush-maker’s early development will be missing out on...

Mar 18 2014, 2:46pm CDT

Online Coupons Site Coupons.com Holds IPO Gain

Online Coupons Site Coupons.com Holds IPO Gain Coupons.com had a mega IPO last week jumping as much as 100% on debut. While the stock is down a couple points, it still pretty much holds the initial gain.

Mar 12 2014, 3:30am CDT

Wall Street Gets New Billionaire As Virtu Prepares For IPO Virtu CEO Vincent Viola is the latest Wall Street CEO to hit billionaire status. Viola, the founder–and majority shareholder–of New York high-frequency market maker, Virtu, stands to make a fortune once his firm readies...

Mar 10 2014, 10:56pm CDT

Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday...

Feb 25 2014, 12:31am CST

Confirmation Of Dropbox's Monster Raise According to a new SEC filing, cloud file sharing vendor Dropbox has raised a monstrous $325 million alongside an option to extend the amount raised to $450 million. The existence of this fundraising round was...

Feb 24 2014, 5:16pm CST

'Candy' Crush Saga' maker King Digital plans IPO NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of the blockbuster mobile game "Candy Crush Saga" will attempt to raise as much as $500 million in an initial public offering. King Digital Entertainment PLC, which also makes the game "Pet...

Feb 18 2014, 7:46am CST

Breaking: Aerohive Networks Publicly Files For IPO

Breaking: Aerohive Networks Publicly Files For IPO Aerohive Networks is going public. The wireless access point maker based in Sunnyvale, CA submitted a public S-1 form to the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday. The company is seeking up to $75 million in the...

Feb 13 2014, 6:05pm CST

Google awards Schmidt $106M in stock, cash

Google awards Schmidt $106M in stock, cash Google awards $100 million in restricted stock plus $6 million cash bonus to Eric Schmidt MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is getting paid a lot more than he did when he was running the...

Feb 4 2014, 8:15pm CST

JD.com IPO May Just Be Another Dangdang of China.

JD.com IPO May Just Be Another Dangdang of China. Last week, JD.com filed to IPO in the US.  Its filing is here. The filing was noteworthy for a couple of reasons. First, it was the first big Chinese company to file to hold an IPO in the US since the SEC’s recent...

Feb 4 2014, 3:05pm CST

Can Box.com Founder Aaron Levie Stop Talking As IPO Looms?

Can Box.com Founder Aaron Levie Stop Talking As IPO Looms? Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old founder of closely held Box.com, calls himself the online storage company’s “chief magician.” Chief wiseguy might be even more apt. He packs his Twitter posts with sassy thoughts about...

Feb 1 2014, 5:49am CST

Sheryl Sandberg Joins Youngest Women Billionaires As Facebook Soars

Sheryl Sandberg Joins Youngest Women Billionaires As Facebook Soars In her book Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg detailed her negotiations with Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg as she was being scouted for the position of chief operating officer. Poised to become the social network’s...

Jan 31 2014, 2:47am CST

With Yahoo On The Ropes, Mayer can still Lead A Big Turnaround!

With Yahoo On The Ropes, Mayer can still Lead A Big Turnaround! Yahoo! (YHOO) is very much on the ropes and its shares have suffered a shellacking after the Internet giant posted disappointing fourth quarter results, exacerbated by an even more uninspired guidance for the first-...

Jan 31 2014, 2:15am CST

Online Storage Company Box: Quietly Filed For IPO Online storage company Box has secretly filed for IPO, sources say, just weeks after announcing a $100 million funding round in early December to fuel international growth. “This was always the plan, to go this route...

Jan 30 2014, 11:02pm CST

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion

A Record Year For Israel's Technology Market With Acquisitions And IPOs Totaling $7.6 Billion Start-Up Nation topped the charts in 2013. The value of all successful exits in the Israeli technology market in 2013 reached a total of $7.6 billion, according to PwC Israel (PDF; in Hebrew). At $170 million, the value...

Jan 20 2014, 1:26pm CST

Nutanix Is Tech's Newest 'Unicorn,' Raising Massive $101M Round At $1B Valuation

Nutanix Is Tech's Newest 'Unicorn,' Raising Massive $101M Round At $1B Valuation Nutanix has reached ‘unicorn’ status in Sillicon Valley in just four years, raising a $101 million Series D funding round Tuesday led by Riverwood Capital and SAP Ventures that values the datacenter infrastructure...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST

I4U news

App Tracker uTest Raises $43M From Goldman Sachs For Future Acquisitions And IPO A startup known for its mobile application testing, uTest, has more than doubled its funding to date as it pursues acquisitions and an eventual IPO, raising $43 million in a late-stage Series E round led by Goldman...

Jan 14 2014, 6:36am CST

I4U news

Ad Tech Shop Turn Raises $80M Late-Stage Round In March Toward Eventual IPO With millions flowing into ad tech, Turn Inc. has been a bit of an anomaly, not raising money for over three years and working to get cash-flow positive. But the company announced on Monday it has gotten in on the...

Jan 13 2014, 8:21am CST

In The Run Up To An IPO, New Relic Appoints Financial Whiz To Board

In The Run Up To An IPO, New Relic Appoints Financial Whiz To Board Maybe it’s just the cool-factor of a startup named by an anagram of its founders name but New Relic, the high-aiming software monitoring company, just keeps gaining attention. Its founder and CEO (and said donator of...

Jan 8 2014, 12:35pm CST

Exit! Mergers and Acquisitions of Israeli VC-Backed Companies Reaches Decade High

Exit! Mergers and Acquisitions of Israeli VC-Backed Companies Reaches Decade High Last month, I wrote about how Israeli startups are contending with growing up. Instead of selling out quickly, Israeli startups are choosing to scale up. That means, the nature of their exits will be different. In the...

Jan 8 2014, 8:11am CST

I4U news

Ahead of the Bell: Twitter downgraded Twitter falls in premarket trading as analyst cuts rating on lofty stock price NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Twitter fell in premarket trading Wednesday with another analyst cut his rating on the social media...

Jan 8 2014, 7:11am CST

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries

The 2014 Midas List of Tech's Top Venture Investors Is Now Open For Entries It’s time for all great technology investors and company builders to stand up and be counted in the 14th annual Forbes Midas List of the world’s top venture capitalists. Since 2011, Forbes has worked with TrueBridge...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year

Investment Directions: Electronics Gets Interesting, Humans Take On Computers, Banks' And Wall Street's Happy New Year This week’s meaningful topics and trends: Electronics Gets Interesting This CES (Consumer Electronics Show) looks to kill the view of its supposed waning importance after Apple and Microsoft opted out. Today’s micro-...

Jan 6 2014, 1:56pm CST

6 tools used by startup investing insiders to identify -- and invest in -- the next Facebook

6 tools used by startup investing insiders to identify -- and invest in -- the next Facebook When news hit in early 2011 that Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) was giving its clients the opportunity to invest in (then private) Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) shares, investors knew something big was afoot. FB shares have since...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST