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IPO   Stock Performing   Online Dating

Online dating app : table is set for a bumble IPO

The advent of social media has changed the way we meet and has brought the dating world directly to our fingertips. We explore how Bumble is monetizing relationships through its mobile apps and navigating its competitive industry.

Stocks   Technology   IPO

Israel's Playtika is 2021's biggest IPO. Will you be buying?

International diversification matters in asset allocation, and doing so in one of the world's most innovative start-up hubs, Israel, is now an option with the upcoming Playtika IPO. This Friday, the online mobile gaming company was listed on the Nasdaq under the symbol PLTK for what is a $1.88 billion raise. The company's business operations and risks are explored in this article:

IPO   Retail   Fashion

Dr Martens will move to public markets

There is not a shoe more iconically British than the classic Dr Martens. According to a filing on Monday, the company will soon go public. It would be one of the first big initial public offerings for 2021 on the London Stock Exchange.

IPO   Fintech

Affirm Holdings is the latest hot FinTech IPO company

FinTech IPOs are becoming the norm with e-commerce and online payments booming from Covid-led consumer online demand. Affirm specializes in "buy now pay later" solutions. Its system enables consumers to get items today, but pay over time. APRs start at 0% for short 3 month terms and grow to incrementally higher rates with longer repayment terms.

Technology   IPO   Fintech   M&A   US

Student loan pioneer SoFi IPO through SPAC

Based in San Francisco, SoFi is a leading online lending platform founded in 2011 to tackle the U.S. Student debt crisis through student loan refinancing. In 2011, the average American student had $26,600 in loans, and today the national debt has surpassed the $1.6 trillion mark. SoFi grew into a giant through the innovative marketing and financial practices explored in this article. 

Technology   IPO   Fintech

Upstart IPO and the online lending space

San Francisco is the mecca of online lending, and so it is no wonder that we are seeing Upstart successfully raising cash in the public markets. Upstart is the FinTech company leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technology to improve consumer access to credit.

Stocks   IPO

Is the Airbnb & DoorDash IPO frenzy sign of a market top?

Airbnb and Doordash just blew the roof off their public listings. Insiders netted huge returns but is it a sign broader market returns are about to end?

IPO   E-commerce   Retail

Petco's IPO: Woof

Petco announced its IPO, following high sales due to the dog adoption trend we have seen this year.

IPO   E-commerce

Yet another IPO: Wish, the cheap e-commerce platform

Wish, your favourite cheap stuff e-commerce platform just announced its initial public offering in New York (joining the planned IPOs of Airbnb, DoorDash, Affirm and Roblox).

Technology   Real Estate   IPO

Airbnb's double win: profits and going public

Getting back up from the COVID-19 hit, Airbnb is turning to new objectives, the first one being its long awaited initial public offering on the Nasdaq.

Stocks   Technology   IPO

China bull market tramples on Ant IPO fiasco

Investor interest in China has been on the rise especially with rising stars like Alibaba but the ANT Group IPO fiasco highlights the risks.

Stocks   Technology   IPO

Laser Sensor Start-up Valued at $2B on NYSE Listing

The SPAC game is not over yet! Start-up Aeva is going public through a merger with an acquisition company and could look at a $2.1 billion valuation.