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What Root’s IPO says about the future — and potential ills — of personalized insurance
Root is an auto insurer eye-ing a $6B+ IPO. Its personalized pricing technology tells us a lot about the future of insurance.
Trung T. Phan
• 15 hours ago
It’s IPO Season: Fun facts you need to know
Last week, 7 private companies (totalling $44B) filed for an IPO. Here’s what you need to know.
Trung T. Phan
• August 31, 2020
Slack follows Spotify’s lead with a direct listing, and now IPO fundraising is optional
Slack plans to follow Spotify’s lead by listing directly without a fundraising IPO, and that could soon be normal.
• January 14, 2019
Unprofitable companies are IPO’ing like there’s no tomorrow
New research shows that a whopping 83% of IPOs in 2018 have been filed by unprofitable companies.
• October 3, 2018
With a $200m IPO, Eventbrite hopes to stay on top in the competitive event industry
Thanks to strategic acquisitions, Eventbrite has stayed on top in the competitive events industry, and now it hopes an IPO will help it stay there.
• August 24, 2018
Smartphone maker Xiaomi readies for $100B IPO
The Chinese smartphone maker (pronounced she-yow-mee) has filed for an initial public offering in Hong Kong, and expects to raise at least $10B, valuing them at $100B and making it the world’s largest IPO since Alibaba back in 2014. The smartphone maker had a big 2017. According to WSJ, Xiaomi’s revenue rose 67% to $18B, […]
• May 4, 2018
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