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Are you missing the money from Zynga IPO?

July 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

By now you probably have heard that Zynga, the creator of massively popular social games like Farmville and CityVille, is planning its Initial Public Offering. It’s widely believe that Zynga will push for (and probably will receive) a valuation as high as $20 billion. As a result, Zynga founder Mark Pincus will finally join the […]

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Tags: Career Fast Track · Start-up Success

IPO shouldn’t be the goal for a start-up

June 10th, 2009 · 4 Comments

A friend of mine started a company a few years ago. He quickly built up the company. Whenever I asked him how his company was doing, he always told me that their goal was to go public on the NASDAQ in a few years. They had good revenue growth. They had impressive venture capital funding. […]

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Tags: Start-up Success