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Are Europe’s startups and investors defeatist?

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Why do European startups always end up being bought by American rivals? And even when they grow big enough to go public, why do they often end up listing in New York? In a stinging blog post, Index Ventures partner Neil Rimer tackles the idea that Europe can’t support tech...
Are Europe’s startups and investors defeatist?

Wozniak, Circa 2004: Google's Value Is "Not Likely to Appreciate"

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Steve Wozniak, two years later It’s been fun to watch the normally exuberant tech press go through the rationalization process of what went wrong with Facebook’s IPO, starting with claims that Friday’s flat opening meant the IPO was perfectly priced to outright ignoring the story. It’s been almost as much fun as watching the business press...
Wozniak, Circa 2004: Google's Value Is "Not Likely to Appreciate"

The IPO market is back--for enterprise tech

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The hottest trend in enterprise technology is fueling the market. FORTUNE -- If you hadn't heard of Tableau Software before its glamorous debut on the public market last Friday, you're not alone. The Seattle-based company makes visual analytics tools for technical and non-technical employees alike, but is far from a household...
The IPO market is back--for enterprise tech
Funding Daily: 'The startup is you!'

With JOBS Act Becoming Law, Crowdfunding Platforms Look To Create Self-Regulatory Body

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Today, President Obama signs the JOBS Act into law, legalizing crowdfunding in startups by non-accredited investors, so that anyone with a computer can invest. The new law stipulates that entrepreneurs can now raise money from anyone and everyone, however, startups are limited to $1 million per year, and must stick...
With JOBS Act Becoming Law, Crowdfunding Platforms Look To Create Self-Regulatory Body

Cleantech VC and the state of the IPO market

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This article originally appeared on GigaOM Pro, our premium research subscription service. A couple weeks back cellulosic ethanol hopeful Mascoma quietly pulled its IPO after it had filed to go public. It’s safe to say that the abysmal performance of the 2011 crop of biofuels IPOs, that included Solazyme, Gevo...
Cleantech VC and the state of the IPO market

Facebook IPO Post Mortem – Killer – but not for the reasons you think !

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1. Say goodbye to the individual investor on Wall Street. Whatever positive impression they had of the IPO market and the stock market in general was just torched to the ground. When everyone you know associated with the stock market is telling you and the media is confirming that this...
Facebook IPO Post Mortem – Killer – but not for the reasons you think !

Reliance in trouble. Flag Telecom cancels $1B IPO

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Flag Telecom, a large international network operator that connected countries in Europe with Middle East and Asia with the U.S., is shelving its $1 billion dollar initial public offering. The cancellation is a huge set-back for its parent company, Reliance Communications, which has been desperately trying to reduce its $7...
Reliance in trouble. Flag Telecom cancels $1B IPO

Enterprising Time for Tech IPOs

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Workday hopes the IPO market is back, or is simply counting on the fact that for some types of companies, it never slowed down....
Enterprising Time for Tech IPOs

What It's Like Taking Your Company Public (BCOV)

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In the last two years, the IPO market for tech companies has warmed up. LinkedIn, Pandora, Demand Media, Yelp, Brightcove, and many others have hit the public markets. Since it's a new world out there for today's tech companies, we asked Brightcove CEO Jeremy Allaire about the process. The...
What It's Like Taking Your Company Public (BCOV)

It's 'Shocking' That Startups Are Ignoring A $500 Billion Market

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Venture capitalist Jim Goetz says he's floored that so few entrepreneurs are focusing on building products for businesses, given how successful those startups have been. "It's shocking we don't see more engineers and entrepreneurs interested in enterprise," the Sequoia Capital partner said earlier this week at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference...
It's 'Shocking' That Startups Are Ignoring A $500 Billion Market

Our innovation economy won't grow until we fix the broken IPO market

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It’s been 12 years since the internet bubble burst, and in the ensuing fallout, it has become apparent that the IPO market has been fundamentally damaged. Thanks to a lack of national confidence and lingering fears and confusion about the potential risks of IPOs, far too many good companies –...
Our innovation economy won't grow until we fix the broken IPO market

Charles River Ventures Raises $375 Million For Its 15th Fund

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Veteran VC firm Charles River Ventures is announcing its 15th fund today, increasing its fund size from $325 million in its last raise to $375 million in its latest “heavily oversubscribed” round. Charles River Ventures partner George Zachary tells me that the firm, which has 42 years of investment behind...
Charles River Ventures Raises $375 Million For Its 15th Fund

Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk

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On Friday, Palo Alto Networks debuted for trading on the NASDAQ national market. Having priced the previous evening at $42 a share, the shares finished their first day of trading at $53.13, amounting to a rise of 26.5 percent. The company raised $260 million. Combined as it was with the...
Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk
Tech IPO Activity Softens

Eventbrite raises a fresh $60M, but it's still in no rush to go public

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Eventbrite may look like a company on the verge of an IPO, but the company’s latest bit of financing shows it’s quite content with staying private. Eventbrite has raised a fresh $60 million in funding, thanks to T. Rowe Price and Tiger Global. While it’s a bit strange that a late-stage company...
Eventbrite raises a fresh $60M, but it's still in no rush to go public

Meet the Next Wave of Tech IPOs

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From Twitter to Lending Club to Atlassian to Marketo, a new crop of maturing tech companies are poised to hit the IPO market....
Meet the Next Wave of Tech IPOs

Xoom IPO Taps Online Remittance Market

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Xoom, a fast-growing money-transfer service for immigrants in the U.S. looking to send money home, is one of the next companies seeking to capitalize on the IPO market's fast start to 2013....
Xoom IPO Taps Online Remittance Market

The Anatomy Of A Pass, A Quantitative Analysis On Why A VC Passes

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Editor’s note: Jay Jamison is a partner at BlueRun Ventures. It is an exciting time for early stage technology company building and venture capital.  Despite some early bumps in Facebook’s recent IPO (my thoughts here), we are seeing something of a return in the IPO market, as Facebook, LinkedIn, Groupon,...
The Anatomy Of A Pass, A Quantitative Analysis On Why A VC Passes

Tableau and Marketo Create Whopping Piles of Money With IPO Debuts

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iStockphoto | dny59Two software companies saw their share prices rise by 64 percent and 78 percent respectively in their first day of trading. Marketo, a cloud-based marketing software company, debuted on the Nasdaq today under the ticker symbol MKTO at $13 a share and closed at $23.10. Its biggest shareholder...
Tableau and Marketo Create Whopping Piles of Money With IPO Debuts
Obama to sign pro-crowdfunding JOBS Act into law Thursday

Steve Case: Startups That Go Public Create Jobs, Those That Get Sold Don't

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When Steve Case took AOL public in 1992, his company had raised only $10 million and had a market cap of $70 million -- a far cry from the Zyngas and Facebooks of today. Case explained at our IGNITION conference recently why he thinks the IPO market has become a...
Steve Case: Startups That Go Public Create Jobs, Those That Get Sold Don't

Kayak's IPO Moves Forward, Prices Shares At $22-$25

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Kayak’s perpetually-delayed IPO finally moved forward today, as the company has officially announced it has priced its shares between $22 and $25, and will begin trading on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “KYAK.” It the most recent SEC filing, the company said it’s going to offer 3.5 million shares,...
Kayak's IPO Moves Forward, Prices Shares At $22-$25

China Recap: A Glimpse at How the Internet is Reshaping the Middle Kingdom

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As I wrote yesterday, China’s Internet industry is at a fascinating juncture, emerging from the shadows of its copycat past and catapulting itself into a mobile future, one in which it will likely innovate in parallel alongside the best from Silicon Valley. Looking back on two months of reporting from...
China Recap: A Glimpse at How the Internet is Reshaping the Middle Kingdom
Twitter bird could be a fat cat this year with $11B valuation

Record Breaking Acquisition Data Suggests Venture-Backed Prosperity in 2010

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New data released from the National Venture Capital Association shows further evidence of a rebounding acquisitions and IPO market for venture-backed companies in the first quarter of 2010. We mentioned back in January about the slight uptake in activity in the final quarter of 2009, and it seems that trend...
Record Breaking Acquisition Data Suggests Venture-Backed Prosperity in 2010
A year after IPO, Facebook still down 30% (but the future is bright)

25 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On

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Enterprise tech has gone from a yawn to an excited scream over the past year. Businesses that sell to other businesses, with their steady revenues and more-predictable growth, are now the darling of tech investors. That means they're good places for employees, too. So if you're gunning for a new...
25 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On

CHART OF THE DAY: This Is The New Normal For The Tech IPO Market

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The tech IPO market is not going to come roaring back to life, says BI Intelligence analyst Alex Cocotas. This is the new normal for tech IPOs. We have a few dozen each year, but even in a hot market like this one, we won't crack 50 in a...
CHART OF THE DAY: This Is The New Normal For The Tech IPO Market
It’s Official, Facebook Killed a Shaky IPO Market — Is a Rebound Coming?
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