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  • LinkedIn Tumbles 30% On Earnings Guidance

    LinkedIn Tumbles 30% On Earnings Guidance

    LinkedIn reported fourth quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. While the company beat analyst estimates on both income and revenue, the stock quickly tumbled 27 percent in after-hours trading, due to a disappointing outlook and earnings guidance. The job networking site said that revenue for first quarter of 2016 is expected to be $820 million and adjusted earnings per share will be 55 cents. Read More

  • PayPal Shares Up 6% On Earnings; Revenue Rises 17%

    PayPal Shares Up 6% On Earnings; Revenue Rises 17%

    PayPal reported earnings after the bell Wednesday, and the stock quickly ticked up 6% in after hours trading. The payments company authorized a $2 billion stock repurchase program and reported revenue and earnings that exceeded the company’s full year guidance. PayPal’s fourth quarter adjusted revenue came in at $2.56 billion, up 17% year-over-year. Adjusted net income was… Read More

  • 9 Of The Worst Performing Tech Stocks In 2015

    Who said making money in the stock market is easy? In a year the market was essentially flat, a few tech stocks had a really tough time staying afloat. Companies like Twitter, Groupon, and Yahoo all suffered at the hands of the public markets. Click through to read about nine of the worst performing public technology companies of 2015. And, check out part one which highlighted some of… Read More

  • With RAISE Act, Congress Paves Way For Private Secondary Markets

    With RAISE Act, Congress Paves Way For Private Secondary Markets

    Included within the FAST Act is a section, the Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises (“RAISE”) Act, which codifies a previously unwritten means through which startup employees, ex-employees, early investors, and other shareholders have been legally allowed to sell their shares. Read More

  • Dell Subsidiary SecureWorks Files To Go Public, Shows Ramping Losses

    Dell Subsidiary SecureWorks Files To Go Public, Shows Ramping Losses

    Today Dell subsidiary SecureWorks filed to go public, showing expanding revenue, and ramping losses. Dell, then a public company, acquired SecureWorks in 2011 for a reported $612 million. TechCrunch reported in October that SecureWorks had filed for an IPO privately. The company’s S-1 filing, released today, fits into that timing. Before we get into the numbers, keep in mind the… Read More

  • 9 Of The Best Performing Tech Stocks In 2015

    In a year when the stock market has essentially been flat, a few tech companies have killed it on the public markets. Companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Netflix created tremendous shareholder value this year, and their public market valuations are showing it. Click through to read about nine of the best performing public technology companies of 2015. And, stay tuned for the next… Read More

  • The True Impact Of The Snapchat Writedown For Entrepreneurs Crunch Network

    The True Impact Of The Snapchat Writedown For Entrepreneurs

    Writing down unicorns benefits everyone. Read More

  • China To Green-Light IPOs Again By Year End

    China To Green-Light IPOs Again By Year End

    China plans to lift its moratorium on IPO listings before the end of the year, the official news agency Xinhua said earlier today. The country had instituted a ban on IPOs back in July, after shares roared along for the first half of the year, bolstered by numerous moves by the Chinese government. Among them, it cut benchmark interest rates, reduced stock market transaction fees and even… Read More

  • The Pure Storage IPO In Context Crunch Network

    The Pure Storage IPO In Context

    Pure Storage has been one of the hottest Silicon Valley enterprise startups for the past several years, sporting a world-class team and having raised capital from some of the top enterprise investors on the planet. The company seems to be doing great, so why wasn’t there a big pop from the last private round and from the IPO? Does it matter? What lessons can we draw from this? Read More