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Does Spotify's Listing Deserve an "A"?
April 3, 2018
Updated 7mo ago
Axios' Dan Primack said the company's direct listing Tuesday was trying to give liquidity to early investors, and it managed to do that "at a really high price."
IBM's Blockchain is Live and Bank-Issued Stablecoins Are On Their Way
Apr 3, 2018
Spotify's Direct Listing vs. Google's Dutch Auction
Both companies decided to bypass banks and let anyone participate in the listing process, says Stacey Cunningham, COO at the New York Stock Exchange. The music streaming company started trading on the market Tuesday, with shares opening at $165.90 a pop.
Apr 3, 2018
Will Spotify Inspire Other Companies to Choose a Direct Listing?
There are "some unique factors" that went into Spotify's decision to choose a direct listing, and not all companies will have the same needs, says Stacey Cunningham, COO at the New York Stock Exchange. Spotify started trading on the market Tuesday, with shares opening at more than $165 a pop.
Apr 5, 2018
This Early Spotify Investor Isn't Concerned Shares Have Pulled Back
If the stock had surged too high, "it would be hard to grow into that valuation over time," says Pär-Jörgen Pärson, partner at European venture capital firm Northzone, a Spotify investor since 2008.