Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives away a third of his stock in the online messaging service to employees. The move, seen by many as an effort to win staff support, comes just a week after Dorsey laid off more than 300 employees or 8% of Twitter's workforce to streamline the company.
Ferrari priced on Tuesday its initial public offering at $52 giving the high-end car manufacturer a market capitalization of about $9.8 billion.
SanFrancisco-based financial services company Square has announced the appointment of Jacqueline Reses, outgoing chief development officer of Yahoo, as its head of its business financing division Square Capital. Square is in the process of going for an initial public offer (IPO). Square wants to send a message to the capital market that how strong is its top managerial board. The hiring of Reses will enable Square Capital to tap potential areas of business growth where traditional business firms ignore.
Payments giant First Data priced its initial public offering at $16 per share, which is the biggest for 2015 and is lower than the company's previously indicated $18 to $20 per share.
Gone are the days when boom time for technology initial public offerings (IPOs) that showered money on technology companies and startup coupled with huge valuations for investors. Now the situation is totally different on renewed concerns about possible technology bubble burst following the IPO market in Silicon Valley is fast losing its sheen. The dwindling down of market valuations is forcing many companies to cancel their IPOs or postpone the issue dates which affects the US capital market.
Match Group Inc. is planning to capitalize the current booming market for online dating and is seeking to go public. The company had sought legal advice and documents on Friday for an IPO and is expected to be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
Just a couple of hours after CNBC released Albertsons Companies' intent of rescheduling their IPO due to market volatility, the news website has now made another recent update detailing Albertsons' plans on conducting their IPO before Thanksgiving.
First Data Corp.'s IPO on Wednesday did not start off as successful as the company had planned. At $16 a share, the price is two dollars below the intended $18 to $20 range the payments-processing company was hoping for, according to a recent Bloomberg news article.
A San Francisco-based payment startup, Square Inc. had filed to go public on Wednesday and according to its regulatory filing, the company will offer around $275 million in stock. The company which is run by Twitter Inc. co-founder, Jack Dorsey is currently valued at a total $6 billion in valuation.
Payments startup Square, e-Commerce organization run by new Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, is going for an initial public offer (IPO) and mentions in the filing to Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) that the fraud could be a major hurdle for it. Square was target of hacking as a single seller used its payment services resulting in a huge loss of $5.7mn for the e-Commerce startup. The automated global payment system and the liquidity of Square were the major reasons why it was the target for illegal or improper use.
The Italian luxury sports car maker, Ferrari will debut on Wall Street soon and it is expected to create a buzz for its IPO. However, investors are concerned with the long-term return from the company as the company is known for its product capped and high research cost.
What matters the most in investing is the time when you exit. Loss or profit depends upon when you exit. If you can identify the bubble bursting, you can safely walk out of the market well before it happens. The tricky question is how to identify the market before it's blowing up. Investors, who made and lost money in dotcom bubble, fear that history may be repeated for the current tech bubble though the damage wouldn't as much as it was in dotcom crash.
Chinese e-Commerce major Alibaba Group Holding's stock (NYSE: BABA) continued to ease on Wall Street for the fourth consecutive month following the reduction in revenue forecast for the next quarter of the year. Alibaba shares fell 13 percent in September and this continuous skid since May brought down the market value to $75billion. The economy sluggishness is impacting the e-commerce sales. Of late, Alibaba Group is facing cut-throat competition in online sales. Analysts hold the view that lot of uncertainty in store for Alibaba Group in the days to come.
Comcast Corp. is getting a 51% stake in Universal Studios Japan Co. The US cable company has announced its NBCUniversal unit will pay Goldman Sachs and other owners of USJ Co. $1.5 billion for the majority stake.
Zscaler, a California-based cloud security firm, has mobilized $25million from Google Capital, an equity investment arm of Google. Adding to the oversubscribed round, the total amount raised by Zscaler reaches $110mn. The cyber security firm raised $85million in August. Zscaler was waiting for a strategic partner to close the round. Google Capital is engaged in late-stage financing activity.
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