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Conference call with CEO Eric Yuan of newly-IPOd Zoom Since we first started Extra Crunch three months ago (my, time flies), we’ve been offering members live conference calls with our reporters. Thi

CEO Howard Lerman on building a public company and the future of Yext

It’s just over two years since Yext debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, and to mark the occasion, I sat down with co-founder and CEO Howard Lerman for an interview. As Lerman noted, Yext —

Insight Venture Partners closes on its largest fund with $6.3 billion

Insight Venture Partners has raised $6.3 billion for its latest (and largest ever) fund as technology investors continue to amass increasingly large war chests. In the wake of SoftBank’s massiv

Yext sees 39% revenue growth in latest quarter

Yext, the company that powers search results for retail locations, reported third-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The New York-based company said it brought in $44.3 million in revenue fo

Yext looks to help businesses make their information more searchable by machines

Yext has been known for helping businesses get all their information (like location, business hours, and such) lined up correctly on the right apps and websites — and now it’s looking to make

Yext touts 38% revenue growth as it adds retail locations to search

Yext, the company that powers retail location search results, reported its earnings after the bell on Wednesday, its second report since going public in April. The company showed that for the quarter

Most of 2017’s tech IPOs are performing well

Blue Apron and Snap had disappointing debuts this year, but others have fared much better. Of the tech companies that have gone public this year, most are trading above their IPO price. But there have

The IPO market in 2017? Underwhelming so far, underscores a new survey

The IPO market isn't looking much more vibrant than last year, underscores a new survey. That could be discouraging for those who hoped a blah year would lead to a booming one. In fact, unless the fal

How this year’s tech IPOs have fared so far

Blue Apron has finally gone public, and we’re at about the halfway point of the year. We’ve seen a lot of IPOs for the first half of 2017, which followed a huge drought last year. All this

Yext passes its first test as a publicly traded company

Yext's first earnings report as a publicly traded company seems to be a boringly pleasant one — but that's a good thing for a company that needs to show strong performance out of the gate.

Equity podcast: Capital in, capital out and Arlan Hamilton’s venture thesis

Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we dive into the numbers behind the story. This week, Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of a Backstage Ca

Crunch Report | Instagram Stories Surpasses Snapchat

Instagram Stories surpasses Snapchat in terms of users, Susan Fowler joins Stripe, Google makes its fashion image searches look more like Pinterest and Yext shares pop more than 20 percent in public d

Yext finishes the day up 21% as IPO window remains wide open

Yext, the company that helps businesses power their location data, went public on the New York Stock Exchange today. After pricing shares above the expected range at $11, the price rose 21 percent to

Yext shares pop more than 20% in public debut

It looks like we can add another to the string of IPOs that at least look like they’ve been successful — with Yext, too, popping more than 20% once its shares made their debut this morning. Sh

Yext is set to raise $115.5M in its IPO after final pricing

Yext today said it would price its initial public offering at $11, meaning the company will raise around $115.5 million in its IPO as it sets up for a debut tomorrow.

Equity podcast: The return of IPOs and Tesla’s billion-dollar bet

One down, many more to go! The first episode of TechCrunch’s latest podcast, Equity, our venture capital-focused podcast is out. This week, TechCrunch’s Matthew Lynley, CrunchBase editor

New York-based Yext files for IPO

Yext, the company that powers location data in search results, has revealed its IPO filing. The business will be able to join the stock market as soon as April.

Yext hires new president as it looks to IPO

Yext, the company that helps businesses make sure that their location data appears correctly in search results, is announcing that Jim Steele will be joining the company full-time as president and chi

Yext launches a developer platform for its location database technology

Howard Lerman will often jump in front of a white board in front of you in a room and talk about how he wants to turn Yext into one of the next huge enterprise platform plays following SAP and IBM. Th

Ex-Twitter VP Brian “Skip” Schipper lands at Yext

In January, Twitter revealed that several of its key executives were leaving the company. We learned that former product head Kevin Weil landed at Instagram, and now Brian “Skip” Schipper, the for
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