Although the marketplace for tech IPO offerings is being called a “s– reveal” in 2019, it hasn’t stopped some start-ups from taking actions towards going public anyhow.
However thanks to market volatility at the end of 2018, along with the federal government shutdown in January that put public filings on hold, 2019 as a “ banner year” has actually begun sluggish. The down market has actually left lots of extremely prepared for tech IPOs to be postponed, and lenders are now preparing for an inundation of IPOs in the 2nd quarter of 2019, starting in March.
Through the very first 2 months of 2019, there have actually been just a handful of tech start-ups that have actually taken main actions towards going public. A few of the most extremely prepared for start-ups have actually made their very first relocations currently: Uber and Lyft are dueling it out to be the very first of the 2 multibillion-dollar ride-hailing platforms to go public.
Here are the tech start-ups that have actually taken actions towards going public, and those that are reported to make their very first relocations in 2019:
( Assessments and moneying raised thanks to PitchBook)