IPO

A skier carrying a GoPro camera on his helmet is seen on Nov. 24, 2013 at Val Thorens, in the French Alps. (Philippe Desmazes/Getty Images)

San Mateo’s GoPro Files Paperwork For IPO, Hopes To Raise $100 Million

The company, based in San Mateo, makes devices popular with extreme athletes. Its small and durable cameras, which sell for several hundred dollars, can be found on the tops of helmets of skiers, handlebars of mountain bikers and the fronts of surfboards.

05/19/2014

Jack Ma (R), Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, attend the 2013 CCTV's China Economic Person Of The Year Award on December 12, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Alibaba Group Aiming To Raise $1 Billion In IPO

Alibaba Group, China’s leading e-commerce company, is dangling a deal that could turn into one of the biggest IPOs in U.S. history.

05/06/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Slides To All-Time Low As Employee Lock-Up Ends

Lock-up periods prevent company insiders from selling stock following an initial public offering. CEO Dick Costolo and co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams have said that they have no plans to sell their stock when the lock-up expired, 180 days after Twitter’s initial public offering.

05/06/2014

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Los Altos Web Storage Provider Box Seeks $250M In IPO

Online storage provider Box is the latest rapidly growing Silicon Valley company seeking to strike it rich in the stock market.

03/24/2014

A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou. (PETER PARKS/AFP/GettyImages)

Alibaba IPO Plans Send Yahoo Shares Surging

Yahoo is getting another lift from its stake China’s Alibaba Group, a thriving Internet company that has helped mask Yahoo’s own financial funk. Investors latched on to Yahoo Monday in anticipation of a huge windfall from Alibaba’s initial public offering of stock later this year

03/17/2014

A screen image of the Candy Crush Saga game. (King)

‘Candy Crush’ Maker IPO Filing Boosts Rival Zynga Shares To 52-Week High

San Francisco-based social gaming firm Zynga saw a boost on Tuesday as word that rival King Digital Entertainment – maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush Saga – filed for an initial public offering.

02/18/2014

Twitter users, including actor Patrick Stewart (R), rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while also celebrating Twitter's IPO on November 7, 2013 in New York City. Twitter went public November 7, on the NYSE selling at a market price of $45.10, with the initial price being set at $26 on November 6. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Slides Despite Beating Wall Street Guidance

Twitter beat Wall Street’s earnings and revenue expectations in its first quarter as a public company. But investors were looking for even more and the company’s stock dipped as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday.

02/05/2014

Vernon Davis Touchdown

SF Company To Sell Shares Of Vernon Davis For $10

An unusual startup trying to sell stock in star athletes is now hoping San Francisco 49er tight end Vernon Davis will prove the concept is a winner.

11/21/2013

Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans.  (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Injury Sidelines SF Company’s Plans To Sell Shares In NFL Star

A season-ending injury to Houston Texan running back Arian Foster has also sidelined an IPO proposing to sell a stake in the football star’s future earnings.

11/12/2013

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Rockets In NYSE Debut; 70 Percent Above IPO Price

Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street’s lofty hopes.

11/07/2013

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