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The Funded: DocuSign, Unity Biotechnology update their IPO targets

Two Bay Area companies boosted their IPO targets this week as the number of companies planning Wall Street debuts picks up steam. San Francisco-based electronic signature business DocuSign Inc. now hopes to raise nearly $700 million in an offering .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

The Funded: Seven Bay Area companies raise over $400M in VC deals at midweek

Seven Bay Area companies raised more than $400 million at midweek. Here are the details on that and an M&A deal involving two San Francisco companies. Funding • Turo Inc., San Francisco, $250 million: This peer-to-peer car-sharing startup, fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

The Funded: Three Bay Area startups raise nearly $50M in pre-holiday funding

Three Bay Area companies scored nearly $50 million in pre-Fourth of July funding. Here is more about that, several acquisitions and some fundraising disclosed by local venture firms: Calm.com Inc., San Francisco, $27 million: Lightspeed Venture Par.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2019

3 Peninsula biotech IPOs show off diversity of targets, seek to raise more than $400 million

From rare diseases to cancer and NASH, this trio of companies would be the seventh, eighth and nine Bay Area life sciences IPOs this year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2019

Market Extra: Activist fund Cartica pushes for sustainable practices in India, including making underwear better

Cartica Management, a $2 billion women-led fund, targets public companies in emerging markets where it can boost ESG practices and share prices.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2019

Mountain View biotech sets targets to raise up to $153M in IPO

IGM Biosciences Inc., a pre-revenue biotech company developing antibody therapies for cancer, set price targets on Tuesday for an IPO in which it hopes to raise up to $153 million. The Mountain View company is one of three Bay Area businesses that s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

The Funded: 12 Bay Area startups raise over $500M at midweek

More than $500 million in funding, two sales and a possible unicorn IPO for the fall top the Bay Area's venture and private equity news at midweek. Here are the details: Funding • ThoughtSpot Inc., Sunnyvale, $248 million: Lightspeed Venture P.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2019

The Funded: Cloudflare eyes September IPO; 9 startups raise $90M

Midweek venture news in the Bay Area was led by a report that Cloudflare plans an IPO in September and nine startups raising about $90 million in funding. Here are the details: Funding • MindTickle Inc., San Francisco, $40 million: Norwest V.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2019

The Funded: 13 Bay Area startups raised nearly $400M at midweek

Thirteen Bay Area companies disclosed nearly $400 million in new funding at midweek. Here are the details about that, along with a boosted IPO, an M&A deal and fundraising by a small San Francisco VC firm. Funding • Optimizely Inc., San Francisco, $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

The Funded: One Bay Area biotech goes public while another files IPO plans

Ideaya Biosciences Inc.'s IPO on Thursday didn't raise as much as it wanted, but its stock has stayed above in the black in its first two days as a public company. Meanwhile, another Bay Area biotech company — Personalis Inc. — filed plans for a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2019

The Funded: Slack swaps tickers ahead of IPO; 10 Bay Area startups raise nearly $500M

Slack Technologies Inc. has changed its ticker symbol and increased its fundraising target for when it goes public. The San Francisco work communications platform provider plans to trade on the New York Exchange with the symbol of "WORK" instead o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

Check out the winners of the 2019 Bay Area Workplace Wellness Award

Companies see the value in providing programs and amenities that boost the physical and mental health of their employees. Here we celebrate the 2019 honorees of the Bay Area Workplace Wellness Award, which recognizes businesses that are leaders in impr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

The Funded: Silk Road Medical prices IPO, Bay Area startups haul in more than $320M in fresh funding

Sunnyvale-based Silk Road Medical has set terms for its upcoming IPO. The company, which makes medical devices for stroke patients, plans to list on the Nasdaq under the ticker "SILK" and raise $75 million by selling 4.7 million shares at $15 to $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

Wall St. edges higher as tech boost counters losses in bank stocks

U.S. stocks eked out gains on Thursday as declines in financial stocks after the Federal Reserve's move to not raise interest rates this year were countered by gains in technology companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 21st, 2019

Here are 10 of the hottest Bay Area startups funded in Q1

Venture funding was harder to come by for many startups in the first quarter, but not for these 10 hot Bay Area companies. They each landed up rounds at valuations of over $100 million, according to PitchBook Data. None of them are unicorns yet, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Pivotal Software sets targets to raise up to $681M in IPO

Pivotal Software Inc., a Bay Area-based business that's majority-owned by Dell Technologies Inc., set a price range Monday for an upcoming IPO in which it plans to raise up to $681 million. The 2,500-person company, headquartered in San Francisco and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2018

Mountain View freelance marketplace files to raise $100M in IPO

Freelance marketplace Upwork Inc. is the latest in what is turning into a flood of Bay Area companies filing plans to go public this year. The Mountain View company that was formed by the 2014 merger of Elance and Odesk said it plans to raise $100 m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

Two more Peninsula IPOs tell the story of biotech"s investment boom

And then there were 15. Two Bay Area biotech companies — one that started its first clinical trial in eye diseases in July, the other a pioneer in the fledgling field of hunting down cancer via a simple blood draw — seek to raise $100 million eac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2018

The Funded: SurveyMonkey, two other Bay Area IPOs on tap this week

SVMK Inc., the parent company of SurveyMonkey, is expected to price the next big tech IPO from the Bay Area on Tuesday. The San Mateo-based online survey business hopes to raise up to $171 million in an offering that could give it a market cap of arou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

A big hit and a big miss from pair of Silicon Valley life science IPOs

A pair of Bay Area life science IPOs got very different receptions Thursday on Wall Street. Redwood City-based Guardant Health Inc. topped its price targets to raise $237.5 million, giving it an initial market cap of about $1.6 billion as it heade.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018