The 132 IPOs that debuted in 2013 have raised $28.6 billion and produced an average return of 34%, according to data from Renaissance Capital. Approximately 22 of these have been technology deals. Now, there’s a another in the works with Twitter, announcing via a Tweet, that they are planning on filing.
We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale.
— Twitter (@twitter) September 12, 2013
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- GRPN Groupon Inc: Compound Annual Return of 140.54% in 2013.
- LNKD Linkedin: Compound Annual Return of 117.38% in 2013.
- fb Facebook Inc: Compound Annual Return of 66.44% in 2013.
- ZNGA Zynga Inc.: Compound Annual Return of 30.49% in 2013.
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For now take a look at Nick Bilton’s book Hatching Twitter about the One Hundred Forty + Four characters that started a revolution.
“No, you didn’t invent Twitter,” Ev replied. “I didn’t invent Twitter either. Neither did Biz. People don’t invent things on the Internet. They simply expand on an idea that already exists.”