with the so-called unicorn company, or those who valued at more than $1 billion, a private enterprise, is becoming more and more common, the ipo market has been significantly slow progress. If the company can continue to raise a large number of private equity, so why listed in the process of review and corresponding responsibility?
a few ipos in recent years presents some complex mixed results. Alibaba last September to raise $25 billion to become the largest ever IPO in the United States, at the same time Etsy imploded after its success in April, as the worst IPO in 2015.
however, there is still a growing number of companies listed on ongoing attempt. Private equity and venture capital research company compiled a list of lists May 10 U.S. companies listed in the next year.
according to most of the companies are almost completed in C round of financing and financing of $200 million the IPO after the fact, Pitchbook corresponding to streamline its findings. In addition, IT and health care industry is one of the most popular two domains, in the past ten years of IPO, supported by the vc firms both the proportion of accounted for 28% and 28% respectively.
let’s take a look at the 10 companies:
set up time: 2009
description: may not have more enthusiasm than Uber IPO. As the world’s second valuable company supported by the vc firms (the first is that China’s millet), taking a taxi platform Uber has in 57 countries to normal operation. Uber at the same time is also planning a new round of $2 billion in financing and $1 billion in Chinese investment in the United States, this will make it valuation soared to $50 billion.
set up time: 2010
description: provides digital scrapbook service Pinterest now has a total of more than 70 million registered users, the company plans to G round in May, the total amount is $186 million. Despite the fast development of company in silicon valley, but its CEO Ben Silbermann said last year: “we are not ready for an IPO, it seems too early for us. I don’t think this is the ultimate goal of our company.”
set up time: 2008
description: Cloudera is a supplier of Apache Hadoop in palo alto, California, it with a large number of business data storage and processing. Intel spent $740 million last year bought a 18% stake in the company. Its rivals Hortonworks and listed in December last year.
Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly said in February: “we now have enough business scope and scale to become an excellent listed company. But we have a strong financial support, so does not need to be financed by public. “
4. Moderna Therapeutics
set up time: 2010
description: Moderna is a biotechnology company, its main research fields cover messenger RNA, the treatment of tumor, infectious diseases and rare diseases. The company is the vc single round up biotech start-ups, financing a total of $450 million.
although Moderna is not really a case of a drug test on the human body, but it is still a risk investors focus on the object. This is mainly because of its revolutionary proposals: to manufacture drugs with the body’s own cells, this proposed real practice will not only increase the drug trial period shorten, would also be drug prices are easier to be accepted.
set up time: 2003
description: this electronic signature technology company, now has more than 50 million users in 188 countries, it is established in the field of the company. (now cover insurance, consumer goods, the company sales, financial, and pharmaceutical, etc.
although whiffs of upcoming (company has been made for many years, but it may receive money from later investors said after $233 million of the company’s IPO plan will be delayed.
set up time: 2010
description: Domo is a computer software company, was founded in Utah, it set up a business management platform, the platform can help companies are more likely to share real-time data can be converted to the visualization of data. In April last year announced a $200 million funding, after Domo CEO Josh James said the company plans will be listed at the end of the year. Company in August last year hired Bruce Felt as a CFO, he has made a lot of time to supervise the IPO.
7. Prosper Marketplace
set up time: 2005
description: Prosper is a roughly 2 million users of P2P lending platform, users can invest here or apply for a personal loan of $2000 to $35000. Several were Prosper rival traditional Banks also took part in the financing in April last year, received $165 million, investors including Credit Suisse and JPMorgan Chase and SunTrust. Surprise is, Prosper the biggest rival Lending Club in public offering all the year round.
set up time: 2007
description: felling the company was founded in New York, mainly to provide real-time online advertising platform. Last march, felling paid $100 million for rival for Yieldex – the move by the Wall Street journal called “an early sign of an IPO. Prior to this, the felling in 2014 paid $200 million for advertising across equipment startup MediaGlu, advertising service platform Open Alenty AdStream and France, form a joint group.