Seven highly valued tech startups that could IPO in 2017
MarketWatch, January 2, 2017
Unicorns like Snap and Spotify are expected to reach Wall Street in 2017, but what about Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, Dropbox and Palantir?
After a dismal year for initial public offerings, investors are salivating over the prospect of highly valued companies hitting the market in 2017. But with uncertainty around a change at the White House and a litany of companies that may still fear a smaller valuation from Wall Street investors than venture capitalists, that boom could look more like a gradual creep. [Read More]
Silicon Valley’s obscure unicorns could boost 2017 IPO market
Reuters, December 30, 2016
Social media firm Snap Inc may be the highest profile tech IPO planned for 2017, with the potential to raise billions.
But more than a dozen expected stock offerings of relatively obscure software firms targeting business customers – little-known names such as Apttus, Tintri and Okta – could be just as important in thawing a long-frozen IPO market, according to investment bankers and advisers who work on IPOs. [Read More]
Here are the 5 most likely U.S. IPO candidates for 2017
VentureBeat, December 20, 2016
A new report offers some mild optimism for the 2017 IPO market after a 2016 that basically turned into a big, fat disappointment.
The 5th annual Tech IPO Pipeline Report from CB Insights released today tracks 369 private companies in the U.S. that seem to be on the road to a public offering of stock at some point. Within those numbers are some interesting trends to note. [Read More]
New Data On Tech IPOs Points To More Action In 2017 And A Banner Year For Andreessen Horowitz
Forbes, December 20, 2016
Apart from a couple high profile exceptions, 2016 was a quiet year for tech IPOs. But as industry tracker CB Insights forecasts the landscape of potential public tech companies for 2017, it’s found a couple trends that could point to a busier 2017 — and a big year for venture firm Andreessen Horowitz. [Read More]
IPOs 2017: Here’s why issuers are hoping for a big comeback
CNBC, December 19, 2016
After far fewer IPOs went public than expected in 2016, issuers are hoping for a roaring comeback in 2017.
There are reasons to be optimistic: [Read More]