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Bloomberg:
Uber's CEO, in email to staff Monday, acknowledged the rocky trading debut, noting Facebook and Amazon's initial post-IPO difficulties; stock ends day down 10%+   —  Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in an email to staff Monday, acknowledged Uber's rocky trading debut, while at the same time saying …
May 13, 2019, 2:05 PMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg:
On Facebook's 15th anniversary, Zuckerberg says it will spend more on safety and security in 2019 than it had revenue at its IPO, pans critics' “negative” focus   —  Fifteen years ago today, I launched the first version of the Facebook website from my college dorm.
Feb 4, 2019, 2:13 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Following 2012 IPO, Facebook considered, but rejected, charging developers $250K/year for API access and offering Tinder extended access to users' friends' data   —  Following a flopped IPO in 2012, Facebook desperately brainstormed new ways to earn money.  An employee of unknown rank sent …
Nov 28, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Qualtrics had 2017 revenue of $289.9M; with the $8B acquisition, Accel and IVP's stakes are each worth $1B+, and the Smith family's stake is ~$2.6B after taxes   —  Utah-founded cloud unicorn Qualtrics was set to have one of tech's most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings this week.
Nov 11, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Qualtrics, a startup offering tools to track customer and employee feedback, files for an IPO, reports 2017 revenues of $290M, up 52% YoY, profits of $2.6M   —  One of Utah and cloud computing's most promising unicorns is looking to graduate out of the herd.
Oct 19, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Alex Fang / Forbes:
Chinese social commerce startup Pinduoduo closes at $26.70 on Nasdaq, up more than 40% on its first day of trading, after raising $1.63B in its IPO   —  Colin Huang, founder of Chinese e-commerce firm Pinduoduo, has joined the ranks of the world's billionaires following the company's debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Jul 26, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Facebook settles class action lawsuit over its IPO for $35M   —  (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have reached a $35 million settlement of class-action litigation accusing them of hiding worries about the social media company's growth prior to its May 2012 initial public offering.
Feb 26, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify co-founders plan to retain control after direct stock listing through super voting shares, following Google-Facebook IPO playbook   —  Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon said to own super voting shares  —  Facebook, Alphabet founders keep control with similar setups
Feb 21, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Fred Wilson / AVC:
From 2012 to 2015, following Facebook's IPO, early stage startup valuations soared to unsustainable levels and are now returning back to normal   —  I tweeted out this article from Techcrunch in the middle of last week: … And the response from the Twittersphere was a desire to hear my views on it.
Dec 3, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Two Russian state-owned companies, VTB Bank and Gazprom, owned stakes in Yuri Milner's DST Global funds that invested in Facebook and Twitter pre-IPO   —  Institutions with close links to Kremlin financed stakes through business associate of Trump's son-in-law, leaked files reveal
Nov 5, 2017, 2:08 PMIn context

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