GoDaddy

  • 2015 IPO Scorecard: How Box, Square, Fitbit And Others Stacked Up

    2015 was not a good year for IPOs. In fact, it was the worst year for tech IPOs since the financial crisis in 2009, with more and more startups opting to remain private longer. Stock market swings stemming from an oil crisis and a delayed interest rate decision meant that some companies in the pipeline decided to postpone their IPO until 2016.  “Investors in the market were looking… Read More

  • OMG LOL SSL FUD Crunch Network

    OMG LOL SSL FUD

    Bad enough when some scrappy little startup comes to town and disrupts your profit margins into oblivion. Even worse–to any right-thinking capitalist–when a motley crew of idealistic do-gooders sneaks into your barn and sets one of your cash cows free. But what can companies do when faced with this sad and eternal truth: why buy your cow when they can get its SSL certificates for free? Read More

  • A Square Pop, And A Drop

    A Square Pop, And A Drop

    Square’s IPO came in hot, bouncing more than 40 percent in its first day of trading. Priced conservatively, the offering did what all IPOs must do to set a positive narrative: rise. In the ensuing days of trading, Square has slipped. Today, as TechCrunch reported, shares in Square fell for the third consecutive session. A good first day, it seems, does not a good first week make. Read More

  • GoDaddy Reports Q3 Earnings Beat On Revenue of $411M, Stock Jumps 7%

    GoDaddy Reports Q3 Earnings Beat On Revenue of $411M, Stock Jumps 7%

    GoDaddy just released its Q3 2015 earnings report, showing GAAP revenue of $411 million and a loss of $.04 per share. The street expected the company to report a loss of $.09 per share on revenue of $408 million, while the company itself expected third quarter revenue to be between $405-410 million. After trading flat all day, GDDY is up 7.47 percent after-hours to $29.50. This… Read More

  • TC Cribs: GoDaddy’s Playful Sunnyvale Diggs

    This week on Cribs we take a ride on over to the Sunnyvale, California, office space for website domain registration service GoDaddy. This is a publicly traded company and the world’s largest domain registrar with over 60 million domains under management. Read More

  • GoDaddy Reveals Salary Gender Gap In New Twist On Diversity Reports

    GoDaddy Reveals Salary Gender Gap In New Twist On Diversity Reports

    A GoDaddy compensation analysis released Wednesday exposed female executives were paid at a rate almost 4 percent less than their male counterparts. The report also found throughout the total company, women are actually compensated .28 percent more than men. But the gap persists for women in technical roles: Women in technical positions make .11 percent less than men, while women in… Read More

  • GoDaddy Posts Q2 Profit Miss On Modestly Strong Revenue Of $394.5M, Falls 2%

    GoDaddy Posts Q2 Profit Miss On Modestly Strong Revenue Of $394.5M, Falls 2%

    Update: The company is currently down around 9 percent in after-hours trading.   GoDaddy reported its second quarter financial performance today, including revenue of $394.5 million and negative earnings per share of $0.46. The market had expected GoDaddy to report a $0.17 per-share loss, on revenue of $392.94 for the period. The well-known hosting company had predicted in its prior… Read More

  • GoDaddy Slips 2.9% After Reporting Q1 Revenue of $376.3M, Strong Q2 Top-Line Projection

    GoDaddy Slips 2.9% After Reporting Q1 Revenue of $376.3M, Strong Q2 Top-Line Projection

    GoDaddy reported its first-quarter financial performance today, including a loss of $0.34 per share on revenue of $376.3 million. The street had expected GoDaddy to earn $0.35 per share on revenue of $374.52 million. The firm’s revenue grew 17.5 percent compared to the year-ago period. Read More

  • Freelancer.com Acquires Payment Service Provider Escrow.com For $7.5M

    Freelancer.com Acquires Payment Service Provider Escrow.com For $7.5M

    Job marketplace Freelancer.com announced today that it has agreed to purchased Escrow.com for $7.5 million in cash. The acquisition was funded by through an placement of $10 million AUD (about $7.8 million) in ordinary shares of Freelancer.com to institutional investors. As its name suggests, Escrow.com provides online escrow services for e-commerce sites by holding payments for goods or… Read More

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