Tag Archive for IPO

Will MapR be the Next Big Data IPO?

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “When Hadoop data management Hortonworks staged its public-market debut in mid-December—easily closing its first day with a billion-dollar market cap—scrutiny of its two biggest rivals, Cloudera and MapR Technologies, intensified. After all, the market for this rather esoteric, yet super-necessary software could reach $50.2 billion by…

Hortonworks Stock Surges 65% in First Day of Trading

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by Angela Guess Jack Clark of Bloomberg reports, “Hortonworks Inc., a startup that sells services and support for the Hadoop free data-analysis technology, jumped in its U.S. trading debut after raising $100 million in an initial public offering. The shares rose 65 percent to $26.38 at the close in New York after they were sold…

Hortonworks IPO Set for December 12, 2014

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by Angela Guess Virginia Backaitis of CMS Wire recently wrote, “Less than a month afterHortonworks unveiled the news that it confidentially filed its S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, it has set its expected IPO date for Dec. 12, according to Nasdaq. The offer amount is $96.6 million, with prices for individual shares…

How the Hortonworks IPO Could Change the Big Data Landscape

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by Angela Guess Conner Forrest of Tech Republic recently wrote, “There’s no doubt that the Apache Hadoop open source framework is one of the foundational elements of the recent rise of big data. Hadoop, which allows users to store and process large data sets, is the cornerstone of many big data software stacks. Companies such…

Hortonworks Takes First Step Toward an IPO

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by Angela Guess Ron Miller of TechCrunch reports, “Hortonworks, the big data processing platform built on top of the open source Apache Hadoop filed its S-1 paperwork today as its first step toward an initial public offering. In doing so it beat competitors Cloudera and MapR to the punch. Hortonworks offers a big data processing…

MongoDB Brings in a New CEO

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “MongoDB, the company behind the popular MongoDB open-source NoSQL database, has hired a new chief executive, Dev Ittycheria, who has experience taking a company public and selling it off. The appointment could help the company rocket itself forward and perhaps even follow on a similar trajectory.…

Tableau Software and Marketo Up After IPOs

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by Angela Guess Ingrid Lunden of TechCrunch reports, “One year to the day of the troubled Facebook IPO, the climate for tech IPOs in the public markets is significantly less stormy, especially for companies in the enterprise space. Today, not one but two, Tableau Software and Marketo, are debuting on New York stock exchanges. Business intelligence…

What Will the Tableau IPO Do for Data Visualisation?

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by Angela Guess Barb Darrow of GigaOM reports, “When Tableau Software’s IPO actually happens, it could validate — or poke a hole in — the hype bubbling up around data visualization, a market segment some experts predict will hit $51 billion within three years. Tuesday, Seattle-based Tableau filed for an IPO with an initial “placeholder” value of up to $150…