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Splunk's 10-Year Road to a Successful IPO

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The tech IPO is back in fashion, with the likes of Facebook, LinkedIn and GroupOn dominating the headlines over the past year. One of the lesser known technology brands to have gone public is Splunk, a company hyped by its CEO Godfrey Sullivan as "the Google of Big Data." Splunk...
Splunk's 10-Year Road to a Successful IPO

After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

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As you probably know, former PayPal exec Scott Thompson was recently forced out of Yahoo, mere months after joining the beleaguered Internet company as chief executive officer. Thompson had misstated his credentials in regulatory filings and other places by claiming he had a computer science degree on his résumé. Now,...
After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan likes to horse around

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With Splunk, Godfrey Sullivan pulled off one of 2012's strongest IPOs. But it's his hobbies and no-drama management that have made his reputation. FORTUNE -- Godfrey Sullivan has an odd idea of fun. For the past two decades the 59-year-old chairman and CEO of data analytics firm Splunk has competed...
Splunk CEO Godfrey Sullivan likes to horse around

Splunk, Big Data's First IPO, Begins Trading On NASDAQ Today

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Sometime today, shares of the data analysis company Splunk will start trading on the NASDAQ National Market in New York after pricing last night at $17 a share. The company’s offering has raised about $230 million. Splunk is not your traditional big data company, in that it is running some...
Splunk, Big Data's First IPO, Begins Trading On NASDAQ Today

And It's Off: Splunk Rockets 108 Percent in IPO Debut

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Here’s another thing about big data: How about a big IPO debut? That’s what shareholders of Splunk got today when the company’s stock opened trading today on the NASDAQ. Priced yesterday at $17 a share, they closed their first day of trading at more than that twice that: $35.08, making...
And It's Off: Splunk Rockets 108 Percent in IPO Debut

Today in Tech: Google CEO backs asteroid mining venture

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the weekend. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * What happens when tech companies like Google (GOOG) get defensive on privacy issues? Not only do they rub other companies and consumers the wrong way, they serve as reminders of the industry’s...
Today in Tech: Google CEO backs asteroid mining venture

Splunk makes a splash

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The data analytics firm may not be as sexy as a LinkedIn or a Facebook, but that doesn’t mean Wall Street doesn’t love its IPO. FORTUNE — It’s no Facebook, LinkedIn (LNKD) or Zynga (ZNGA), but data analytics company Splunk (SPLK) is making a big splash on Wall Street. The...
Splunk makes a splash
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