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Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: OMGPOP Acquisition Was A “Rare Instance”

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Stepping back from remarks a few weeks ago that suggested that Zynga was about to go on a shopping spree, Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus said the $180 million acquisition of Draw Something-maker OMGPOP was a “rare instance.” Although OMGPOP was certainly a step up from anything Zynga has ever...
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: OMGPOP Acquisition Was A “Rare Instance”

Lawsuits and regulatory investigations turn IPO into a black eye for Facebook, underwriters and Nasdaq

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Facebook, its underwriters and the Nasdaq exchange continue to face scrutiny over the company’s $16 billion initial public offering, as a number of investors have filed lawsuits and regulators have called for investigations. Facebook’s stock closed at $32 today, up more than three percent since yesterday but still down from...
Lawsuits and regulatory investigations turn IPO into a black eye for Facebook, underwriters and Nasdaq
Kayak delays its IPO to avoid ‘the Facebook effect’

Flash memory provider Violin Memory said to file for a sky-high IPO

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Violin Memory, the Silicon Valley-based company with a super-fast flash memory service, is hurtling toward a highly successful IPO. Bloomberg Businessweek reported today that the company filed to go public under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act. This allows Violin Memory to keep its public offering under the radar...
Flash memory provider Violin Memory said to file for a sky-high IPO

VOTE: When Do YOU Think Facebook's IPO Will Happen? (FB)

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This afternoon, the Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook expects to hold its IPO on May 18 and will set pricing the day before. This matches what we heard in January. Also in January, AllThingsD pegged the date as the second or third week in May. Last month CNBC pegged...
VOTE: When Do YOU Think Facebook's IPO Will Happen? (FB)

SurveyMonkey CEO Talks About Why His Company Won't IPO After Raising $794M And Reveals Other Big-Name Investors

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“We could go public,” SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg says, “but the cost of going public — of running a public company — outweighs the benefits.” As the founder of LAUNCH Media, which he took public before selling to Yahoo! (where he stayed for six years), Goldberg is familiar with the...
SurveyMonkey CEO Talks About Why His Company Won't IPO After Raising $794M And Reveals Other Big-Name Investors

Facebook “Roadshow” Begins, IPO Set For May 18

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The Wall Street Journal reports that the Facebook IPO is set now for May 18. Prior to that date Facebook executives will be on a roadshow selling the IPO to brokerages and institutional investors. According to the Journal CEO Mark Zuckerberg ”will make some appearance on the roadshow, though... Please visit Search...
Facebook “Roadshow” Begins, IPO Set For May 18

Facebook shares fall again as criticism of IPO mounts

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Facebook stock falls 4.2% to $32.60 in first 90 minutes of trading, leading to questions over tech firm's financial prospectsShares in Facebook shares fell again on Tuesday as questions mounted over the company's financial prospects and its ability to grow fast enough to meet the hype surrounding its stock. In...
Facebook shares fall again as criticism of IPO mounts

Facebook Roadshow Starts Monday, IPO Slated for May 18th

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Mr. Zuckerberg (flickr.com/deneyterrio) It would seem Mark Zuckerberg is finally ready to prove he's serious about Facebook's IPO. Several reports have noted that investors are less than thrilled with the fact that Zuck has been M.I.A for meetings leading up to Facebook's IPO. But the Wall Street Journal reports today...
Facebook Roadshow Starts Monday, IPO Slated for May 18th

Workday IPO Shows Entrepreneurs What Matters: Market Size, Profitability And, Yes, Pricing

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Editor’s Note: Glenn Solomon joined GGV Capital as a Partner in the Menlo Park office in 2006. Glenn led GGV’s investments in Pandora, Focus, SuccessFactors, Isilon and QuinStreet, helping the latter three through the initial public offering process. You can find him on Twitter @glennsolomon. The successful public market debut of...
Workday IPO Shows Entrepreneurs What Matters: Market Size, Profitability And, Yes, Pricing

Facebook likely to be the fourth richest flotation in stock market history

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Despite almost certain IPO success, Facebook has to start making money from mobile phone advertising soonThe New York offices of stockbrokers JP Morgan flew a flag – with Facebook's familiar blue background and white logo – on Friday. Some onlookers were appalled that it was flying at the same height...
Facebook likely to be the fourth richest flotation in stock market history

Kayak Pushes Back IPO Timing After Facebook

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Kayak Software Corp. has pushed back the timing for its initial public offering in the wake of Facebook Inc.’s tumultuous public debut, people familiar with the matter said. The online travel deals site was to be one of the next Internet IPO deals led by Morgan Stanley, the bank that...
Kayak Pushes Back IPO Timing After Facebook

Facebook “Roadshow” Begins, IPO Set For May 18

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The Wall Street Journal reports that the Facebook IPO is set now for May 18. Prior to that date Facebook executives will be on a roadshow selling the IPO to brokerages and institutional investors. According to the Journal CEO Mark Zuckerberg ”will make some appearance on the roadshow, though... Please visit Marketing...
Facebook “Roadshow” Begins, IPO Set For May 18

A Perfect Storm: Facebook's Troubled IPO Enters More Dangerous Waters Over Disclosure

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Not more than a handful of business days after Facebook’s much ballyhooed IPO, and the noise is only getting worse. One bright spot is that the downward plunge of the social networking giant’s shares has stopped and stabilized at $32.01 each. That’s up today 3.2 percent in a down...
A Perfect Storm: Facebook's Troubled IPO Enters More Dangerous Waters Over Disclosure

Facebook's Disaster Just Cost Kayak Its IPO (FB)

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Kayak Software Corp. is delaying its initial public offering following Facebook Inc.’s post-IPO tumble, according to a person close to the situation. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based online-travel service has postponed the roadshow for the offering, which was scheduled to start last week, said the person, who declined to be identified because...
Facebook's Disaster Just Cost Kayak Its IPO (FB)

Moguls with hoodies: The blurring line between Silicon Valley and Hollywood

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The roadshow for the upcoming Facebook IPO, together with the heightened public scrutiny into Facebook's inner workings, has opened our eyes to the ways the Internet business as we know it looks a lot like the entertainment industry. Read full article >>...
Moguls with hoodies: The blurring line between Silicon Valley and Hollywood
Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian won’t invest Facebook because of CISPA support

RIM is taking two BlackBerry 10 beta units on tour soon for carrier previews

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As the world awaits the arrival of BlackBerry 10 hardware, the Wall Street Journal has a report from RIM CEO Thorsten Heins that the company is ready to start showing off the "nearly complete" devices to carriers next week. Separately, CrackBerry has heard the same from its sources, along...
RIM is taking two BlackBerry 10 beta units on tour soon for carrier previews
Kayak Reportedly Postpones IPO in the Wake of Facebook’s Faceplant

Zuckerberg Defends His Billion Dollar Instagram Splurge

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Late yesterday Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced questions from potential investors in the first part of his pre-IPO whirlwind roadshow. At the New York meeting, Zuckerberg dealt with a lot of questions about his impulsive purchase of Instagram. The deal involved a...
Zuckerberg Defends His Billion Dollar Instagram Splurge

J.P. Morgan Takes Victory Lap Sporting Facebook-Branded Swag

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Winning is sweet. Especially when you’re underwriting one of the most hotly anticipated tech IPOs of the decade, and stand to make hundreds of millions on it. And JPMorgan Chase wants to relish every last moment. The firm went all out to celebrate Facebook’s forthcoming roadshow, which kicks off...
J.P. Morgan Takes Victory Lap Sporting Facebook-Branded Swag

Miriam O'Reilly complains of BBC hostility after ageism case

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Former Countryfile presenter says in formal letter apologies and offers of work were 'clearly just a PR damage limitation exercise'A pledge by the new BBC director general, George Entwistle, to put more older women on screen has suffered a blow with the former Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly making a formal...
Miriam O'Reilly complains of BBC hostility after ageism case

Zuckerberg Might Not Bother Attending Facebook's Road Show

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Usually, before a company goes public, its top executives travel around the country and sell the deal to big institutional investors. This is called the road show.  Facebook is going to IPO in about a month, and its road show is about to start. In a surprise to some traditionalists,...
Zuckerberg Might Not Bother Attending Facebook's Road Show

DealBook: Facebook Prepares for I.P.O. Roadshow

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Despite rumors of delays, Facebook could begin its roadshow as soon as early next week, according to two people briefed on the company's plans....
DealBook: Facebook Prepares for I.P.O. Roadshow

Facebook sets price for country’s biggest-ever IPO

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Facebook set out more details about its long-awaited IPO in a new filing that reveals that an initial share of the company’s stock will sell for between $28 and $36. The proposed sale price will value the company at between $77 bilion and $96 billion which would make it America’s...
Facebook sets price for country’s biggest-ever IPO

Fast Talk: How FoundersCard Brings Exclusivity To The Startup Set

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Meet Eric Kuhn, who has one of the few startups in America that isn't rushing to gain millions of users.Eric Kuhn, 41, is the founder and CEO of FoundersCard, which offers networking opportunities, discounts, and perks for entrepreneurs and innovators. Since its founding at the end of 2009, FoundersCard, which is...
Fast Talk: How FoundersCard Brings Exclusivity To The Startup Set

The Only Three Things To Look For In Facebook's Earnings Report This Afternoon (FB)

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Facebook will announce quarterly earnings for the first time as a public company this afternoon, reporting its second quarter financials. We're going to cover them live. Here's what to look for: Ad Revenues. Year-over-year quarterly growth of Facebook revenues has been slowing since the first quarter of 2011. In other...
The Only Three Things To Look For In Facebook's Earnings Report This Afternoon (FB)

HTC One 'Live Experience Tour' set to hit the road across the US

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As it has promised, HTC is stepping up its marketing efforts in order to recapture much of the market share that it has lost primarily to Samsung in the battle for Android smartphone market share. The Taiwan-based smartphone maker has announced that it is taking on Samsung and other smartphone...
HTC One 'Live Experience Tour' set to hit the road across the US
Facebook roadshow begins in earnest

Oh snap: US Patent Office issues initial invalidation of Apple's rubber-banding patent

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Samsung’s got to be pretty happy right about now, after learning that the US Patent and Trademark Office has filed an initial ruling declaring Apple’s rubber-banding patent invalid, as reported by FOSS Patents. The news was good enough that Samsung decided to share it with friends, that is, if US...
Oh snap: US Patent Office issues initial invalidation of Apple's rubber-banding patent
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