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Welcome to The Ticker, a series that examines everything you need to know about companies going public.

More than 12 years since its founding and less than nine months after the first U.S. lockdown order, Airbnb is slated to go public. …

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Welcome to The Ticker, a series that examines everything you need to know about companies going public.

In an IPO season dominated by historic valuations and political controversies, Asana’s direct listing this Wednesday seemed almost quaint by comparison. …

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Palantir CEO Alex Karp attends a meeting of the White House American Technology Council on June 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Welcome to The Ticker, a series that examines everything you need to know about companies going public.

Seventeen years after it was founded, Palantir will make its public market debut tomorrow, via direct listing. Created in the aftermath of 9/11 with the aim of protecting the United States from future…

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Welcome to The Ticker, a series that examines everything you need to know about companies going public.

One week ago, Snowflake made history. Debuting on the New York Stock Exchange, the data warehousing company became the largest software company to IPO in the U.S., ever. Initially expected to price shares…

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Welcome to The Ticker, a series that examines everything you need to know about companies going public.

Rackspace, the cloud services firm that first listed in 2008, and was then taken private by private equity goliath Apollo Global, returned to the public markets earlier this month, only to be received…

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Lemonade co-founders Shai Wininger and Daniel Schreiber. Photo: Ben Kelmer

Welcome to The Ticker, a series that examines everything you need to know about companies going public.

Today, Lemonade, which put a high-tech spin on renters and homeowners insurance, is going public. With its vivid color palette, vocal founding team, and chirpy chatbots, the company, founded by former Powermat executive…

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