Confirmed: Groupon prices shares high at $20

It's confirmed: Groupon has set the final price for its impending initial public offering on Friday at $20 per share, giving the company a total market capitalization of $12.6 billion. That's higher than the Chicago-based daily deal website's previous planned share price of $16 to $18.…

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Zynga reveals more IPO details

Zynga has revealed more details about the upcoming initial public offering (IPO) of its stock. In a revised S-1 filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the social gaming company said it will list its shares on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the four-letter ticker "ZNGA."…

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Yelp gets serious with IPO-savvy CFO

Yelp has hired Rob Krolik to serve as its chief financial officer. Krolik's resume includes time as the CFO of Shopping.com where he led the company through its IPO. Yelp CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman said Krolik's public market savvy was key in his hiring.…

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Zillow to IPO Wednesday at $20 per share

Zillow, the real estate search website, has priced its initial public offering at $20 per share. The stock will begin trading under the single-letter ticker symbol "Z" on the Nasdaq exchange on Wednesday morning. Zillow will raise a total of about $75 million in the IPO.…

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Zynga focuses on privacy in run-up to IPO

It looks like Zynga is polishing up the proverbial silver in the run-up to its planned IPO. The social gaming company has launched "PrivacyVille," a new game-like tutorial that rewards users with zPoints, Zynga's virtual currency, for learning more about the company's privacy practices.…

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Zynga S-1 reveals a savvy M&A strategy

Zynga has shown a notable uptick in acquisitions in recent months. But although much has been made of the volume and frequency of Zynga's M&A activity, the S-1 Zynga filed Friday for its planned IPO revealed exactly how savvy it has been in making those deals.…

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