Porsche plans to go public

The company needs capital to go electric.

Jacob Cohen • September 7, 2022

How Rivian customers score on its IPO

Rivian has spiked 50%+ on its first 2 trading days and -- at $120B+ -- is now worth more than Ford or GM.

Trung T. Phan • November 12, 2021

Redbox just IPO’d, and it’s out to prove there’s more than meets the kiosk

Redbox, operator of everyone’s favorite DVD kiosks, IPO’d this week, and wants to prove that it can grow beyond DVD rentals.

Rob Litterst • October 28, 2021

NerdWallet: From Excel spreadsheet to $5B IPO

NerdWallet started with an Excel spreadsheet and $800. Today, it’s on a $360m run rate, primarily from affiliate revenue.

Trung T. Phan • October 13, 2021

Amazon-backed Rivian is going public

Rivian -- the EV truck maker backed by Amazon and Ford -- is planning an IPO at a $80B valuation.

Trung T. Phan • October 5, 2021

Allbirds, Silicon Valley’s favorite shoe company, has filed for an IPO

Allbirds, the sustainable shoemaker, filed for an IPO, calling it the 1st sustainable public equity offering.

Rob Litterst • September 3, 2021

With grilling season underway, Weber files to go public

Weber is going public after throwing the business equivalent of a lit Fourth of July backyard BBQ.

Jacob Cohen • July 15, 2021

China’s Uber, DiDi, files its US IPO

Didi owns 90% of China’s ride-share market and could go public at $70B+.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 16, 2021

LinkedIn love child Confluent files to go public

Confluent -- previously an internal LinkedIn data tool -- will test public markets.

Kolby Hatch • June 9, 2021

IP-Oatly: The oat milk startup preps for a $10B public debut

With $420m of sales in 2020, Oatly is ready to go public, but there are questions about the health benefits.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • May 20, 2021

Digits: Pets, Disney+ subscribers, housing permits, and more

Clubhouse saw an 89% download slump in April and Bird is looking to go public at a $2.3B valuation.

Jacob Cohen • May 17, 2021

Coinbase is eyeing a $65B+ public debut

Coinbase is winning on trust, high take rates and a crypto bull cycle. Will it continue?

Trung T. Phan • April 14, 2021

Media and talent giant Endeavor Group is going public… with an interesting board addition

The owner of talent agency WME and MMA sports league UFC is trying to go public for a second time...and it’s bringing Elon along for the ride.

Trung T. Phan • April 2, 2021

WeWork is going public via a SPAC

WeWork plans to go public at a ~$9B valuation. While it’s a big decline from its peak $47B price tag, the co-working startup could be well-placed for the post-pandemic world.

Trung T. Phan • March 29, 2021

Coursera’s IPO signals big changes ahead for higher ed

Coursera is going public. Here’s what that means for the future of higher ed.

Jacob Cohen • March 9, 2021

Everyone thought Toast was toast. Now it’s planning an IPO.

When COVID hit the restaurant industry, Toast was in trouble. But things have turned around and now it’s prepping an IPO.

Jacob Cohen • February 23, 2021

Helbiz is scootin’ onto the NASDAQ

Helbiz is taking scooters public... but wants to expand into ghost kitchens to really stand out.

Trung T. Phan • February 12, 2021

Bumble: An IPO to swipe right on?

Bumble is about to IPO. Will the markets give it credit for its growth and mission to empower women in dating?

Shelley Tang • February 8, 2021

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is valued at $180B. It’s worth way more.

ByteDance’s revenue in 2020 doubled to $37B. Is an IPO next?

Trung T. Phan • January 27, 2021

Going public madness: Affirm, Robinhood, Roblox, SoFi

Roblox and Affirm announced new plans to go public, after pulling back from the scorching hot markets in late-2020.

Trung T. Phan • January 8, 2021

For the very first time, Reddit revealed its user numbers

Reddit says it has 52m daily active users, which is growing but still pales in comparison to Facebook and Twitter.

Trung T. Phan • December 3, 2020

A wave of bargain shopping IPOs are coming. Why now?

Poshmark, ThredUp, and Wish were all founded after the 2008-09 financial crisis. A decade on -- and amid another crisis -- these bargain shopping apps are thriving.

Trung T. Phan • December 2, 2020

The video game Roblox is eye-ing an $8B+ IPO

Roblox has boomed during the pandemic, now it’s ready to take its virtual sandbox world public.

Trung T. Phan • November 25, 2020

5 things you need to know about the DoorDash IPO

Doordash is heading for a $16B+ IPO.

Trung T. Phan • November 16, 2020

Airbnb survived the pandemic and is on the cusp of an IPO

Airbnb is prepping a December IPO

Trung T. Phan • October 30, 2020

Corporate people getting busted for stuff they say

Recent texts from Masayoshi Son shows shady tactics while he was trying to get out of a WeWork deal.

Trung T. Phan • October 30, 2020

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 • October 27, 2020

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.

Conor Grant • 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.

Zachary Crockett • October 3, 2018

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