Slideshow: 75% of VC-Backed IPOs Rebound in Broad Market Upturn

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

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


Slideshow: Redpoint Ventures’ Red-Hot Deals

By Jonathan Marino — 5 years ago

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, or […]


Lovechildren, Sexual Assaults, Now A Lovelorn Venture Elopement Sparks Controversy In China

By Mark Boslet — 5 years ago

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 […]


Slideshow: Top Performing VC-backed Chinese IPOs

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

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.