Tag: IPO


Uber: Failure of IPO. Reasons and Consequences

On May 10th, 2019 NYSE hosted the IPO of well-known Uber (NYSE: UBER). This event was watched closely by the financial world as this IPO was considered one of the largest ones in 2019. Apart from all media being concentrated on the event, the company notified its drivers all over the world, giving them bonuses for the stock purchase. Thus, this IPO should have become not only the largest but the most successful one.

Cloudflare: Technology Company Preparing IPO

Cloudflare Inc. is an American company founded in 2009. Its business is web safety and web infrastructure, content delivery network services, protection from DDoS attacks and access to DNS servers and resources. Cloudflare stands between website visitors and the hosting provider of the Cloudflare user, acting as a reverse proxy server for websites. According to the data of the SolveDNS website, Cloudflare has one of the highest speeds of DNS search in the world, which allows the client to access the website as quick as possible. Cloudflare provides its services to more than 20 million websites, reducing the response time to less than 100 milliseconds for 98% of users in the developed countries. To imagine this speed, just blink. It will take you 4 times longer than the response time. For businesses, such a speed increases conversion and, hence, profit.