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# Startups and tech
Why Kollect is taking the lesser trodden path for startup funding with an IPO in Sweden
The early stage Waterford company is eschewing venture capital in favour of a public listing.
# Feature
The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights 
Fora was on board as a group of Irish tech companies headed to Rotterdam to explore market options.
# irish prison officers
'Staff who have been seriously assaulted cannot get a conviction': Prison officers call for more support
POA general secretary John Clinton said that reduced staffing levels were increasing the risk for serving officers.
# disappearing messages
Snapchat seeking $3 billion as it plans to sell shares on stock market
The fast-growing social network boasts 158 million daily users.
# Filtered profit
Snapchat is set to go public and is valued at over €20 billion
The platform is used by over 100 million people a day.
Denis O'Brien's Digicel pulls out of biggest ever Irish initial public offering
The company had been expected to make its IPO in the coming days.
# Money Money Money
This is the smile of a man whose company will float at $24.3 billion
Chinese marketplace Alibaba will debut on Wall Street in two weeks time.
# High Flyer
So GoPro's first day on the stock market got off to the best possible start
The company raised $427 million after it sold 17.8 million shares in its first day of trading.
# trying again
Eircom considering third stock market listing in space of 15 years
The formerly State-owned telecoms company was initially floated in Dublin, London and New York in 1999.
# burger kings
That's a lot of chicken satay: Takeaway website Just Eat valued at €1.8bn
It gives Just Eat a valuation that is two-thirds more than takeaway giant Domino’s Pizza.
# Paint it Black
Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up
The redesign comes after rumours the company will hold its IPO sometime in the Autumn.
# crushing the market
This is how much the company behind Candy Crush Saga is worth after going public
The company raised just under $500 million in an IPO which saw shares priced at $22.50 each.
# Deal off
Major Irish IPO off the table
Dublin-based firm pulls plans to raise up to €57m from NASDAQ.
# Money Money Money
Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO
King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.
# In hot water
Facebook and banks face lawsuit over misleading investors
The company and numerous banks have been accused of selectively disclosing parts of its revenue outlook before its IPO in May 2012.
Patrick Stewart and a 9-year-old with a lemonade stand rang the Opening Bell instead of Twitter executives
Twitter know how to ‘do’ PR.
# dollar bills y'all
Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)
These are the men who will get rich as Twitter goes public on the NYSE later today.
# Twitter
NYSE 'test runs' Twitter IPO to avoid problems that plagued Facebook
Nasdaq was fined $10 million for trading delays and order failures when Facebook went public last year.
# Twitter
Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion
The company said it would sell 70 million shares in a price range between $17 and $20 a share.
# Wall Street
Twitter shuns Nasdaq to list on the New York Stock Exchange
The choice of the NYSE for its IPO comes as the company posts losses of $65 million for the last three months and total losses of $483 million in its brief history.
# Money Money Money
Twitter files a $1 billion IPO
Founders and shareholders Ev Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are set to be millionaires.
# more than 140
These photos helped make Twitter powerful
It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.
# Wall Street
Twitter files for IPO
The microblogging site announced that it plans to go public and has submitted papers the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
# On the rise
Facebook stock rises to near IPO level
The world’s biggest online social network has been on a roll since it reported stronger than expected earnings on 24 July.
# fined
Morgan Stanley fined $5 million over Facebook IPO
Morgan Stanley agreed to the civil penalty without either admitting or denying the charges against them.
# cash dollars
Glazers staying at United for 'many, many years'
“It’s a very popular business that people have interest in. The answer is: ‘Not for sale’.”
# idle tweets
Time not ripe for Twitter IPO
CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.
# Facebook
Zuckerberg loses $9.1 billion - and admits Facebook share slide is 'painful'
The end of a ‘lock-in’ period means another dive in share value – meaning Zuckerberg, and Bono, have both lost out.
# Manchester United
Man Utd's flotation could raise $383m - but club may only get half
The soccer club’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange will see the Glazer family take half of the proceeds.
# Facebook
Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch
The loss stemmed from accounting rules requiring Facebook to set aside reserves from restricted stock units before 2011.
# Reaction
Manchester United fans give guarded welcome to IPO
United fans have long protested the Glazers’ heavily leveraged takeover, arguing the debts loaded onto the club have steadily eroded its ability to compete for big-name signings.
United we float: Manchester United plays for dollars in US IPO
The club hopes to raise $100m by floating on the New York Stock Exchange.
# Sponsored Stories
Facebook settles lawsuit, will pay $10 million to charity
But it’s not the company’s only legal worry.
# Facebook
Facebook shares dip to new low
The social network debuted at $38 a share two weeks ago.
# Facebook
Shareholders file lawsuit over Facebook flotation
Meanwhile a US Senate committee is considering launching an inquiry into the social network’s recent flotation.
# Facebook
Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.
“This should have been a blockbuster. This should have traded to $60 or $70.”
# Dislike
Facebook shares nosedive in early trading on NASDAQ
Shares in the much-vaunted social network, led by newlywed Mark Zuckerberg, lost an eighth of their value in 15 minutes.
# Hitched
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg weds on day after IPO
It’s been quite a week for the couple – including an historic IPO, a graduation from medical school, and a surprise wedding.