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Lyft Wins the Race, Files S-1 Before Uber

We have all been patiently waiting for the IPOs to kick off this year, and Lyft has won the race by filing their S-1. Here's how they are currently tracking against the Index: The Prime Unicorn Index provides a unique opportunity for institutional investors  to access a fair representation of the private markets where they [...]

9 New York Companies Poised for an IPO

From software to exercise bikes, these 9 New York companies are poised for an IPO according to the Prime Unicorn Index. 1. Urban Compass, Inc. Description: Urban Compass develops a technology-driven real estate platform that enables agents and clients to streamline and transform the process of finding a home. Total Funding: $1,128.24 M Post-Money Valuation: [...]

IPO Outlook: Avalara Files S-1

Tax compliance company, Avalara, plans to go public after raising almost $300M in funding since 2005. Here's how they are currently tracking against the index: Avalara started raising money back in 2005, with their last round in 2016. Their Valuation started to skyrocket after their Series B round in 2011, and almost made Unicorn Status [...]

Unicorn IPO Outlook: Pivotal Software Files S-1

Pivotal Software, an enterprise PaaS platform filed their S-1 on March 23rd. Since Pivotal is essentially owned by Dell, there were rumors of Pivotal going public to pay down some of the Billions worth of debt that Dell owes. Not the case, as stated in their S-1 " We do not intend to transfer any [...]

Unicorn IPO Outlook: Zuora files S-1

Prime Unicorn Index component company Zuora filed their S-1. Here's how they are currently tracking against the index: Here’s a visual breakdown of Zuora's preferred & common share price history over the years:   Since incorporating in 2006, Zuora has successfully raised over $243M. Here's the funding breakdown: Zuora's Post-Money Valuation of $671M is based [...]

Unicorn IPO Watch: Zscaler

How long will it take Zscaler to go public? The S-1 has been filed and the waiting game begins. There is no doubt that there is a need for more cyber security, and Zscaler is very impressive with their product. What makes me curious is the legal proceedings mentioned in the S-1. Symantec seems to [...]