Posts filed under “IPOs”

Facebook Valuation Formula

From the always clever Limericks Économiques:

Facebook is valued at plenty
By Wall Street’s high-tech cognoscenti,
Based on 1 billion friends
Times $5 each, then
Times the IPO multiple, 20.


Category: Humor, IPOs

Great question from WSJ’s DealJournal: > Do you spend more or less time on Facebook now than you did a year ago?

Category: IPOs, Web/Tech

Questions for Facebook IPO Investors

Last year (January 12th, 2011) I posed 5 Questions for Facebook Investors into the then private company Facebook: 1. Facebook (FB) claims 500 million subscribers. How many of these are active users — at least once or twice per week? How many of these are dead accounts, with no activity for 30 days? 90 days…Read More

Category: IPOs, Venture Capital, Web/Tech

Morgan Stanley to Lead Facebook IPO ?

Category: IPOs, Video

Breaking Down Facebook’s $100 Billion IPO

ADO via Mashable brings us this enormous infographic on Facebook’s IPO:


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Ginormous graphic after the jump

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Category: Digital Media, IPOs

IPO: Go, No-Go?

Interesting chart via the WSJ about IPOS — which often capture the public’s attention, despite their being less than reliable investment: A dollar invested in’s 1997 IPO would today be worth about $140. A dollar invested in Webvan would be worthless. Here’s a look at some of the high-fliers and flame-outs of the Internet…Read More

Category: Investing, IPOs

Ritholtz: Year-End Rally Likely; Groupon IPO Pricey

This was taped yesterday morning at Yahoo’s studios

Macke and Ritholtz Agree: Year-End Rally Likely, Facebook IPO Too Rich
By Aaron Task
Daily Ticker, 11/29/11

Category: IPOs, Media, Trading, Video

Winners and Losers of 2011s IPO Market

From Column Five, we get this awesome 2011 IPO graphic: > click for ginormous graphic Hat tip Column Five

Category: Digital Media, IPOs

Should You Invest in Groupon IPO?

Hilarity courtesy of BetaBeat: > Hat tip Josh

Category: Humor, IPOs

Has Facebook Missed Its IPO Window?

Here is an obvious truth overlooked by too many: Almost all companies die. They have a theoretically infinite lifespan, but eventually, their day in the sun passes, their parts are sold off for scrap, they fade into the dim dusty pages of history.  Sure, Europe has centuries old breweries and specialty foods companies, but they…Read More

Category: IPOs, Venture Capital, Web/Tech