Cava’s listing won’t bring back IPOs, but it could deliver welcome investor liquidity

Cava's IPO filing has a host of details about exactly why this was a great time for the restaurant chain to go public.

Alibaba’s cloud spinoff may serve as a good yardstick to value other major players

Alibaba's cloud business isn't growing fast, but a dive into the numbers suggests there could be more value to unlock than it seems.

Stability AI CEO has the ambition to IPO in next few years

Emad Mostaque, the CEO and founder of open source platform Stability AI, hinted at plans to go public in the next few years, during the Cerebral Valley AI Conference in San Francisco on Thursday. He a

Turo just dropped its 2022 financials as its IPO hunt continues

Turo, a startup that allows consumers to rent their cars to one another, filed an update to its IPO paperwork Friday, detailing its full 2022 financial performance. The upshot? Turo has continued to g

How to use the secondary market to find clues about who will IPO first

Tracking secondary deals gives us insight into how investors are thinking about a company's valuation and exit timeline.

To my infinite chagrin, we’re probably not getting tech IPOs until later this year

I don't want to promise anything, but it could be just a quarter or two until we are back to hammering on S-1 filings like it's 2021 again.

Scooters and social media companies are surprising IPO candidates

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 Natasha Mascarenhas, Mary Ann Azevedo and Rebecca Sz

Stripe eyes an exit over next 12 months

Fintech startup Stripe has set a 12-month deadline for itself to go public, either through a direct listing, or pursuing a transaction on the private market, such as a fundraising event and a tender o

Online grocery startup Kurly scraps IPO amid market uncertainty

Kurly, a South Korean startup that provides next-day grocery delivery service, just announced that it has called off its plan to go public amid worsening economic situations that have put startups&#82

High-growth startups should start de-risking their path to IPO now

Market downturns might not be the time to scale as usual, but they're undeniably the ideal time to plan for an IPO.

Why the SPAC route makes sense for Getaround

Despite the falling value and generally poor performance of SPAC listings, there's a simple argument for Getaround's SPAC deal.

Byju’s eyes $1 billion IPO for physical tutor chain Aakash

Indian edtech giant Byju’s is engaging with bankers to put together a plan for the initial public offering of its physical tutor chain unit Aakash, which it acquired last year, a source familiar

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
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