Summary Over the last three years, we've seen an increasing number of tech IPOs - many from consumer-facing companies that we've long known were headed for an IPO. Zuora is the most likely product that is used by nearly all the companies in this article, meaning that it has been part of the success of an entire generation of SaaS companies.
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Summary Public offerings from Silicon Valley and San Francisco so far this year have been concentrated in the health and medical sectors. San Francisco cloud storage provider Dropbox raised about $250 million in a recent funding that came with a valuation of about $10 billion.
Summary IDG News Service (New York Bureau) -- The tech IPO market is coming back, just don't call it a bubble. "Tech IPOs are tied to the Nasdaq -- so many tech companies are in the Nasdaq," Fitzgibbon said.
Summary On Friday, the Chinese government said it would temporarily suspend two types of smartphone payments for online transactions in China: the use of QR codes and virtual credit card systems. An official at the People's Bank of China told a state government owned newspaper that the bank was studying the potential for security risks with both of those systems.
Summary At the end of a banner quarter of biotech IPOs that put millions into the pockets of drug developers, a few smaller players are sneaking out while the window stays open. Dipexium is in the midst of discussions with the FDA to get started on two parallel late-stage studies with eyes on eventual approval, the company said.
Summary The filing comes about four months after Twitter's public offering, and just hours after the Journal and others reported that e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is planning to file in New York as soon as April. The site was founded in 2009 and, much to the frustration of the Chinese government, has served as a virtual town square for the Chinese to discuss everything from pop stars to corrupt politicians.
Summary Biotech IPOs in the past two weeks have been notably smaller, raising only $44 million on average, 43% less in proceeds than the sector's average this year. More biotech IPOs are on the way as well; only biotech and tech IPOs are scheduled for next week.
Summary "Market liquidity seems to be flowing back to our economy. That is. healthy. The panic over emerging markets seems to be less now. Now, it is time to focus on fundamentals," PSE president and chief executive officer Hans Sicat said.
Summary Police say 45-year-old James Crabtree, Jr. was robbed and shot multiple times Wednesday night while delivering pizza on the northeast side of Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/1wh10k5 ) Crabtree had switched shifts to work Wednesday so that he could be off Thursday night to take his five-year-old daughter Serenity trick-or-treating.
Summary UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WNEW) -- A grand jury in Prince George's County has indicted a young mother from Cheverly for killing her two toddlers by placing plastic bags and duct tape around their heads. Spoon has been released from the mental facility and is now in the custody of the Department of Corrections.
Summary "The project will be a win-win-win: for Fort Drum, for the north country and for our atmosphere." said U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, who was joined by Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand and other elected officials and military leaders.
Summary The unique events located in the Chihuahuan Desert city nod to the strange, mysterious area known as " the New Roswell ." Because of the popularity of area's mystic activity, the city has called upon writers and former government personnel to speak at the UFO Border Zone Festival Saturday.