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Indian market regulator tightens IPO disclosure norms

India’s market regulator has tightened disclosure norms for firms looking to file for an initial public offering after lackluster performance of more than half a dozen tech startups in the past year

TripActions reportedly files to go public at $12 billion valuation

TripActions is said to have filed confidentially to go public in the second quarter of next year at a $12 billion valuation. Citing an unnamed source, Business Insider broke the news on Wednesday that

Porsche to IPO in landmark listing Thursday

Porsche plans to go public on Thursday at a $73 billion valuation, catapulting the company to become the world’s fourth-most valuable automaker and netting billions of dollars for parent company Vol

Indian market regulator puts insurer Digit’s $440 million IPO in ‘abeyance’

The Indian capital market regulator has moved Digit’s IPO application to “abeyance,” it said in what is a disappointing development for the online insurer’s plan to go public. The Securities a

What’s a crypto exchange worth?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week Alex was back with Grace and our new producer to kic

SoftBank-backed Socar, South Korea’s largest car-sharing startup, tumbles on market debut

Socar, South Korea’s largest car-sharing startup, tumbled in its Seoul stock market debut Monday even after pricing shares below the bottom end of a marketed range. Shares of Socar rose 1.25% from i

Sequoia India-backed Digit Insurance files for $440 million IPO

Indian insurer Digit has filed for an initial public offering, looking to raise about $440 million even as many of its local peers have deferred plans to list publicly in the South Asia nation. The In

Canonical now hopes to IPO in 2023

The saga of Ubuntu-maker Canonical‘s IPO efforts now stretches back quite a few years. I think the first time I talked to the company’s founder Mark Shuttleworth about going public was in

Latch parts ways with CFO after difficult SPAC debut

Latch CFO Garth Mitchell is leaving the company less than a year after he assumed the role and led the company’s public market debut through a special purpose acquisition vehicle, or SPAC, an accide

I kinda dig the Instacart growth plan

Yes, Instacart is getting into selling software.

Indonesian startup GoTo to raise up to $1.1B in IPO

Indonesia’s tech firm GoTo Group, which was formed last year via a merger between ride-hailing giant Gojek and marketplace Tokopedia, plans to raise at least $1.1 billion (15.2 trillion rupiah) from

EV battery maker LG Energy Solution becomes South Korea’s second most valuable firm in IPO debut

South Korea’s electric vehicle battery maker LG Energy Solution made a successful market debut on Thursday. The market capitalization of LG Energy stood at $98.3 billion (118 trillion KRW) at the cl

Indian electronics and lifestyle startup Boat files for an IPO

Imagine Marketing, the holding company of electronics and lifestyle brand Boat, one of the rare hardware startups from India, has filed for an IPO of up to $266 million. In its DRHP filing with local

3 views: How should founders prepare for a decline in startup valuations and investor interest?

The question under consideration this week: How should founders prepare for an eventual retreat in startup valuations and investor interest?

Is today’s market sad or sane?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

Peer-to-peer car-sharing company Turo files IPO to go public

Peer-to-peer car-sharing startup Turo has released its filing to become a publicly traded company in the United States, a process the company began confidentially in August. The S-1 document filed Mon

Korean car-sharing startup SOCAR has filed for an IPO   

SOCAR, a south Korean car-sharing startup, has filed for an initial public offering, announced on Wednesday by Korea Exchange. The details — the number of shares to be offered in the IPO and the

The year of the disappearing lock-up

That startup founders are in the driver’s seat has been plain for a while now. Consider the extent to which funding has soared, with investors reportedly plugging a record $93 billion into early

Via files confidentially to go public

On-demand shuttle service and software company Via has confidentially filed to go public, the company said in a statement. The company has not yet determined how many shares will be offered or what th

Indian e-commerce startup Snapdeal files for IPO

Snapdeal filed for an initial public offering on Tuesday, joining a number of firms in India that have tapped the public market this year. The New Delhi-based startup, which counts SoftBank among its
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