Windows 8, Facebook IPO troubles, mobile advertising challenges, and what a hot lawsuit against a Silicon Valley VC means for women in technology.
Read on to see the stories making headline news on the tech scene this week!
It’s official: this morning, shortly after 9:30AM EST, when the NYSE opens, a few people on this planet will enter into a new tax bracket (at 11:30AM to be percise).
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) yesterday evening announced pricing of $38 per share for its initial public offering of 421MM shares of common stock, to take place today. Facebook will offer shares (all 180 million + of them) for trading under the NASDAQ symbol “FB.” In addition, selling stockholders (who are about to get mega paid) are offering 240MM shares of Class A common stock.
The CEO of Tech Company Yipit knows a thing or two about starting up a startup.
The man behind the magic; Vinicius Vacanti (@vacanti), frequently blogs on his website that shares a name with…umm…himself: viniciusvacanti.com. He writes specifically about entrepreneurship and the roller coaster world of startups, and a recent post really caught my attention.
Did you know there are ‘Classic’ startup mistakes? The Startup syndrome has really gotten contagious in the last decade. Although more and more people are catching the bug and “starting-up,” a great proprotion of them are also unfortunately shutting down.