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Robinhood is letting people buy IPOs ahead of its own stock market debut

Robinhood is letting people buy IPOs ahead of its own stock market debut

Ever since the GameStop debacle earlier this year, it seems like stock trading has hit its peak in popularity, and apps like Robinhood help bring the Wall Street experience to your phone. While the platform has certainly run into its fair share of controversy, it's still one of the easiest ways to buy and sell stocks, cryptocurrency, and more. Starting today, Robinhood is adding one more option for investors to check out as IPO Access launches on the service.

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Netgear's Arlo division files for IPO and 'ARLO' ticker symbol

Netgear's Arlo division files for IPO and 'ARLO' ticker symbol

Netgear's lineup of Arlo security cameras have sold incredibly well over the past few years. Plans to spin off the Arlo division were announced in February, with the eventual goal of filing for an IPO in "the first half of 2018." Earlier this week, Arlo provided an S-1 form to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - the first step major step towards an IPO.

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Sonos files for IPO to become a public company

Sonos files for IPO to become a public company

Speaker maker Sonos has filed paperwork in the US to become a publicly traded company. The company plans to join the Nasdaq under the symbol SONO. It didn't specify an initial list price for shares, but it used a placeholder value of $100 million. That could go up or down as we get closer to the sale.

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Browser maker Opera plans to go public in the US

Browser maker Opera plans to go public in the US

Opera has been making browsers and other apps for years, and now it's taking the next step. Opera has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, hoping to raise around $115 million. However, that number could change as we get closer to the IPO.

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Dropbox IPO is off to a healthy start, valuation soars north of $12 billion

Dropbox IPO is off to a healthy start, valuation soars north of $12 billion

For a growing company, there's arguably no day bigger than its initial public offering. After all that work establishing your brand and building up value, it's finally time for the market to decide what your company is actually worth. Over the years we've seen plenty of tech firms take their companies public (with varying degrees of success), and it was just about this time last year when we witnessed Snap start its IPO with a bang—even if today's price is now below where it started. In 2018, though, all eyes have been on Dropbox and its own plans to go public.

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Dropbox looking to raise $500 million as company files for IPO

Dropbox looking to raise $500 million as company files for IPO

For over a decade, Dropbox has been a staple of the cloud storage industry, despite hard competition from larger players like Google and Microsoft. All that time, the company has remained private, but that's about to change. Dropbox filed to raise $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO) yesterday, revealing previously-secret details about the company.

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Xiaomi targets $50 billion valuation as it considers IPO next year

Xiaomi targets $50 billion valuation as it considers IPO next year

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is currently in talks about a potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) as early as next year. Top company executives will be hoping for a valuation of at least $50 billion, with some of them optimistically holding out for an even higher figure.

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Snapchat Will Soon Include Many More Ads As Company Tries To Wean Itself Off Venture Capital

Snapchat Will Soon Include Many More Ads As Company Tries To Wean Itself Off Venture Capital

Snapchat, not long ago an ad-free platform, is preparing to ramp up the promotional content. In a series of industry-targeted announcements, the company has detailed several initiatives that will inevitably result in users seeing ads more frequently than they do now.

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Candy Crush Game Developer King Files For IPO Of Up To $500 Million

Candy Crush Game Developer King Files For IPO Of Up To $500 Million

King has been making headlines lately thanks to trademark claims that are, frankly, insane. But it looks like the creators of Candy Crush Saga are doing something right: the Wall Street Journal reports that the company is filing for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, preparing to sell as much as $500 million in initial stock.

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King's collection of simple Facebook, iOS, and Android games are almost entirely driven by the free-to-play model, with headliner Candy Crush Saga being downloaded more than 100 million times on Android alone. The company has also become a lightning rod for controversy ever since it won extremely broad trademark claims on the term "Candy" (applied to video games and clothing) in January.

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Report: Box Files For Initial Public Offering After $2 Billion Valuation

Report: Box Files For Initial Public Offering After $2 Billion Valuation

There's big money in online storage, in case the presence of Google, Microsoft, and a seemingly endless parade of startups didn't tip you off. Box.com has been one of the more consistent rivals to Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive OneDrive, and it looks like the small company is about to up its game in a big way. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Box is preparing for an initial public offering.

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Box is particularly worthy of note for Android users, since partnerships with some OEM manufacturers have made promotional accounts with up to 50GB of cloud storage available.

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