Posted on: August 9, 2011 by Lawrence J. Aragon
A day after getting beaten down with the rest of the market, three-fourths of this year’s VC-backed IPOs posted gains in today’s market rebound.
Of the 38 VC-backed companies that have gone public on U.S. exchanges this year, 28 saw their share prices increase today, while nine experienced declines and one remained flat, according to data from Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB). That stands in stark contrast to yesterday, when 36 of the stocks lost value and two remained flat.
The biggest gainers in terms of dollars were LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), which shot up
Posted on: July 20, 2011 by Jonathan Marino
Redpoint Ventures’ Menlo Park offices must be an awfully happy place to have been these last 12 months. The VC has racked up billions of dollars’ worth of IPOs, sales to strategic buyers and even launched itself into a handful of new investments as of late. Some of its deals—like eye-popping multiples on Cloud.com, or [...]
Posted on: May 18, 2011 by Mark Boslet
A Schwarzenegger love child. IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Rikers Island imprisonment for allegedly sexually assaulting a Sofitel New York maid. Now Chinese venture capitalist Wang Gongquan gives up everything to elope with his mistress, at the expense of his marriage. Is this the age of futile love? The venture industry’s sordid love tale unfolded early [...]
Posted on: March 31, 2011 by Lawrence J. Aragon
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. hit the cover off the ball in its market debut yesterday.
The VC-backed Chinese Internet company priced at $14.50 and soared more than 130% to $34 by the close of the day. As impressive as that was, Qihoo is not the top performing VC-backed Chinese IPO since the start of 2010, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of this blog).
See our slideshow to find out who’s No. 1, and where Qihoo ranks in the top 10.
Posted on: March 31, 2011 by Alastair Goldfisher
Chinese VC-backed companies dominated the landscape in 2010, rivaling the number of U.S. startups going public. Although 2011 has gotten off to a slow start, many investors say that when all is said and done, by the end of the year, China IPOs will again be one of the top stories. Perhaps on cue, on [...]