initial public offering

IPO pricing for One Medical and Casper will set the tone for 2020’s unicorn debuts

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. As One Medical looks to become the first venture-backed company to price its IPO

Casper’s valuation could fall 40% in IPO as it reports 2019 results

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking stock of the latest from Casper, the D2C mattress compan

Tradeshift raises $240M and appears to put its expected IPO on hold — for now

Tradeshift — the startup which set out to disrupt the traditional arena of supply chain payments and marketplaces when it first appeared in 2008 — has today announced a new funding round o

Is a direct listing the right choice for your company?

Before you decide what’s right for your company, here are a few things you need to know about direct listings.

How many unicorns will exit before the market turns?

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today we’re digging into unicorns: how many will find an exit through an ac

NYSE proposes big change to direct listings

Companies may soon be able to raise capital through a direct listing.

Revisiting Jumia’s JForce scandal and Citron’s short-sell claims

In advance of Jumia’s November financial reporting, it’s worth revisiting the company’s second-quarter results, the downside of which included some negative news beyond losses. The A

Why we’re still waiting on the Postmates S-1

Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann on 'choppy' public markets, competitors and more.

Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

Chinese mobile phone and device maker Transsion has listed in an IPO on Shanghai’s STAR Market, a Transsion spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch.  Headquartered in Shenzhen, Transsion is a top sell

‘We are seeing volume and interest in Peloton explode,’ says company president on listing day

Making the world more fit one $2,245 bike at a time

Troubles keep mounting for The We Company as SoftBank reportedly calls for shelving the IPO

The troubles for The We Company and its main business WeWork are mounting as the Financial Times is reporting that the company’s main backer, SoftBank, is pushing for the company to put its tro

We Company reportedly mulls slashing its valuation ahead of its initial public offering

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company formerly known as WeWork is considering slashing its valuation as it looks to woo public market investors. The company is reportedly considering

WeWork reveals IPO filing

WeWork is expected to go public as soon as next month.

Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion to list in Chinese IPO

Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion will list in an IPO on Shanghai’s STAR Market, Transsion confirmed to TechCrunch. The company — which has a robust Africa sales network — coul

Snap looks to raise $1 billion in private debt offering

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is looking to add some cash to its coffers via a new proposed private offering of $1 billion in convertible senior notes, with a due date for maturation of August

The Exit: The acquisition charting Salesforce’s future

Before Tableau was the $15.7 billion key to Salesforce’s problems, it was a couple of founders arguing with a couple of venture capitalists over lunch about why its Series A valuation should be

WeWork accelerates IPO plans, plots September listing

A WeWork IPO may be just weeks away, says new report.

Medallia stock up 76% following first day trading on the NYSE

Sequoia's Medallia stake was worth upwards of $1.8 billion on Friday.

With so much late-stage money available, why are tech companies going public now?

What’s best for one company isn’t necessarily what’s best for another. Going public -- or not -- is a choice that lies squarely where it should: in the hands of founders.

Equity transcribed: Slack’s IPO, the VCs behind Facebook Libra, founder salaries and trouble in scooter-land

Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This week, TechCrunch’s Danny Crichton filled in for co-host Alex Wilhelm – who was out in preparation for his wedding this we
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