IPO

  • SendGrid files for marketing email IPO

    SendGrid files for marketing email IPO

    Denver-based SendGrid has filed for an IPO. The company, which helps marketers send emails to customers, says in its S-1 that it has processed more than “one trillion emails.” Read More

  • MongoDB prices its IPO at $24 per share

    MongoDB prices its IPO at $24 per share

    MongoDB has finished up what is essentially the final step in going public, pricing its IPO at $24 and raising $192 million in the process. The company will debut on the public markets tomorrow and will once again test the waters for companies that are looking to build full-fledged businesses on the back of open-sourced software. MongoDB provides open-sourced database software that can be… Read More

  • CarGurus spikes 72% in auto marketplace IPO

    CarGurus spikes 72% in auto marketplace IPO

    Used-car marketplace CarGurus spiked more than 72 percent during its first day of trading. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company had raised more than $150 million after pricing its IPO at $16. By the end of trading Thursday, shares had gone up more than 72 percent, closing at $27.58. Read More

  • Switch finishes up 22% in data center IPO

    Switch finishes up 22% in data center IPO

    Las Vegas-based data center operator Switch went public on the New York Stock Exchange today, under the ticker “SWCH.” After pricing its IPO above the proposed range at $17, the company closed at $20.73, up almost 22 percent. The company raised $531 million in its offering. Read More

  • ForeScout Technologies unveils security IPO filing

    ForeScout Technologies unveils security IPO filing

    ForeScout Technologies has unveiled its IPO filing. This puts the network security company on track for a public debut that could happen as soon as late October. ForeScout helps companies and government agencies monitor the devices connected to their networks and alerts them of potential intrusions. Read More

  • Roku nearly doubles since IPO, up another 13% on day two

    Roku nearly doubles since IPO, up another 13% on day two

    Digital streaming business Roku has soared in its public debut. After pricing its IPO Wednesday at $14 per share, Roku finished its first day of trading at $23.50, up nearly 68%. And by the end of Friday, Roku closed at $26.54, or up 90% in less than 48 hours. The company is now valued at about $2.6 billion. So this must be great news for the company, right? Well, sort of. Read More

  • After a 4% pop, Rovio closes at a lackluster €11.50, level with its IPO price

    After a 4% pop, Rovio closes at a lackluster €11.50, level with its IPO price

    Rovio, maker of the Angry Birds gaming franchise, saw a small pop of 4.3 percent in its first day of trading as a public company, but like the very birds that get catapulted in Rovio’s original blockbuster game, the rise was not to last. After pricing its IPO at €11.50 per share — the top of its range — to raise €30 million, today the stock opened on the Nasdaq… Read More

  • Roku closes up 68% in stock market debut

    Roku closes up 68% in stock market debut

    Content streaming company Roku saw its shares surge 67.86% on its first day of trading. After pricing its IPO at $14 and then opening the day at $15.78, Roku shares closed at $23.50. This values the company at almost $2.2 billion. While this good news for the new investors and is a favorable sign for the company, this actually isn’t ideal. It means that Roku could have sold its shares for… Read More

  • Roku looks to raise $204 million in IPO

    Roku looks to raise $204 million in IPO

    Roku, the digital streaming business, is looking to raise about $204 million when it goes public later this month. According to an SEC filing revealed Monday, the company plans to price its shares between $12 to $14. This is more than double the $100 million that was forecast in the IPO filing earlier this month. That’s because that number is a placeholder and often changes. Read More

  • A look back in IPO: Apple, the early PC purveyor Crunch Network

    A look back in IPO: Apple, the early PC purveyor

    To wrap up our series of looks into the IPOs of tech’s Big 5, we turn to Apple. Being the first of five to go public, what can we learn from Cupertino’s debut? Heading back in time as we are, we lack readily accessible S-1 documents that the younger entrants to the group have posted. So what was Apple’s story as it raced to the public markets? Read More

  • Angry Birds IPO expected to value parent Rovio at $1 billion

    Angry Birds IPO expected to value parent Rovio at $1 billion

    Remember Angry Birds? Apparently enough people are still playing it to justify an IPO. Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish parent of the popular smartphone game, is getting ready to go public on the Helsinki Nasdaq in two weeks. Read More