IPOs

Grow Even Faster Newsletter: MailChimp’s $700M Success Story

In this week’s edition of Grow Even Faster, my weekly newsletter, the lead item is how MailChimp became a $700-million business without venture capital or an IPO. For nearly 20 years, the Atlanta-based company has chugged along to become the leaders in the email marketing business. Grow Even Fast ...

Uber could be “much more exciting than people think”, Mike Newton says

Last week, Uber (Uber Stock Quote, Chart NYSE:UBER) ended up in a fender-bender of an IPO, as the stock dropped 18 per cent over its first two trading days. But who’s responsible for the mishap? Was it underwriters Morgan Stanley or perhaps those cagey investors who were quick to flip the stock a ...

Uber’s IPO was “priced for perfection”, this investor says

Early into its listing on the New York Stock Exchange and Uber Technologies’ (Uber Technologies Stock Quote, Chart NYSE:UBER) debut hasn’t turned out to be the smooth ride investors were hoping for. But for those of us who resisted the urge to climb aboard the ride-hailing company’s IPO, coun ...

The Market's Wild Ride Just Starting?

CNBC reports stocks staged a massive reversal on Friday after President Donald Trump said conversations with China over trade will continue and his relationship with President Xi Jinping remains strong: Over the course of the past two days, the United States and China have held candid and construc ...

Just a Mis-Understanding Between Companies and Workers?

A big misunderstanding? Uber and Lyft drivers are protesting across ten U.S. cities this week, as well as in the U.K., South America and Australia, saying that the companies are treating them unfairly. The companies say that they are a great deal for the drivers, many of whom are thrilled to get a ...

Hashtag Trending – Massive cryptocurrency theft, failing facial recognition, Uber’s IPO

A massive multi-million dollar cryptocurrency theft, failing facial recognition technology, and Uber’s highly-anticipated IPO. ...

CPPIB Invests in India's First Green Trust

Swaraj Singh Dhanjal of livemint reports that Piramal Enterprises has signed an agreement with CPPIB to co-sponsor India’s first renewable energy-focused infrastructure investment trust (InvIT):The proposed InvIT will have an initial targeted corpus of up to $600 million with an option to scale u ...

Apax, CPPIB and PSP Sell Acelity to 3M

CPPIB and PSP Investments put out a press release, Apax Funds, CPPIB and PSP Investments Agree to Sell Acelity/KCI to 3M for $6.725 Billion:A consortium comprised of funds advised by Apax Partners (the "Apax Funds”), together with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB") and the Public Sect ...

Lightspeed POS is overbought, this fund manager says

After a successful IPO and numerous comparisons to Canadian tech superstar Shopify, it’s full steam ahead for Lightspeed POS (Lightspeed POS Stock Quote, Chart TSX:LSPD). But for those of us who didn’t jump on board last month, you might want to wait for a better entry point, according to James ...

Announcing our investment in Guesser, the easiest way to engage with prediction markets

We are extremely excited to announce our investment in Guesser, the easiest way to engage with Augur prediction markets. Among all the crypto opportunities, we are most excited about crypto native opportunities – and prediction markets are clearly native. We spent some time with Augur right after ...