By Maggie Fox on June 16, 2011
You may or may not have heard about Empire Avenue, a social game modeled on the stock market. Basically, you set up a profile, connect it to your social channels, and the more you engage on the social web, the more “eaves” (currency) you earn. There’s a little more to it than that, but that’s [...]
By Jeff Nolan on October 31, 2010
Don Dodge wrote about a very dry but critically important issue facing private companies that issue equity to employees… 409A valuations: IPO bump? – If private investors have already bid up the valuation, will there be an IPO jump in the stock price? Doubtful. This breaks the conventional wisdom about pre-IPO stock options. Companies are [...]
By Brian Sommer on July 8, 2010
Lawson’s earnings today and the position that Carl Icahn has accumulated in Lawson Software make for an interesting time for software buyers. How might Lawson react?
By Josh Greenbaum on March 9, 2010
The author of the column in the Economist that I cited in my last post has written a kind response, defending his position against my slings and arrows. On one account he is firmly correct: the article he cited is findable, especially after the correct name of the business journal was published on the Economist’s [...]