Monthly Archives: February 2014

HubSpot Files IPO Docs, Reportedly

HubSpot files IPO documents on a confidential basis and has chosen bankers, according to news reports. HubSpot, which offers an “inbound marketing software platform that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers,” reportedly filed confidential IPO documents with … Continue reading

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Dropbox Raises A Few Million Ahead Of Reported IPO

Dropbox conducts private placement; raises cash ahead of purported IPO. Dropbox has been one of the more anticipated IPO candidates for a while.  Rumor has it that rival Box beat it to the punch with a confidential IPO filing after … Continue reading

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Facebook Age Data – How Reliable?

Facebook age data may not be reliable, says Facebook. Facebook has always warned about the validity of its key metrics, such as: Daily active users (DAUs) Mobile DAUs Monthly active users (MAUs) Mobile MAUs Average revenue per user (ARPU) These … Continue reading

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Gold v. Bitcoin? “Gold,” Says Hedge Fund Manager

Gold, not Bitcoin, is the real currency alternative, says Paul Singer. Underdisclosed.com favorite Paul Singer, of Elliott Associates fame, is not quite as taken with the current flavor-of-the-month in alternative currencies according to WSJ and CNBC reports. Singer reportedly wrote … Continue reading

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