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Building an Effective Marketing Campaign—After IPO

Eric Pinckert, Co-founder & Managing Director, BrandCulture The successful IPO was once the holy grail of all high-growth startups. As the regulatory environment became more onerous following Sarbanes-Oxley and related legislation, many companies that would have gone public back in the go-go ‘90s are choosing to stay private. And with the success of “Unicorn” private…

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Does IPO Mean “Uh-oh!” for Competitors?

Amy Dardinger, Manager, Media Relations, SSPR  In 2018, 190 companies issued initial public offerings in the US. So far this year, many of the companies filing have been big names, and both Zoom and Pinterest had excellent debuts. For the most part, the major launches have been successful, generating headlines and positive movement on the stock market.  A…

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Failure to Launch: Communication Lessons from the WeWork IPO

Bob Geller, President, Fusion PR Those who follow the business headlines no doubt noted the slow-motion crash and burn otherwise known as the recent WeWork IPO debacle. After much negative press and investment community angsting, the IPO was postponed – and then the board promptly removed CEO Adam Neumann. What are the key takeaways for…

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Category Confusion: The New Wave of Healthcare IPOs

Shannon Hooper, EVP and Chief Growth Officer, ReviveHealth What’s in a category? Communications lessons from our newest public market entrants. While we sit mesmerized by the debacles underway with some of the most recent tech IPOs, there’s another dynamic at play: a new acceleration in tech-enabled healthcare companies entering the public market. This year alone,…

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Now What? Successful Communications Post-IPO

Maura FitzGerald, Partner and Co-founder, Version 2.0 Communications A successful public offering is an event that companies and their stakeholders celebrate and with good reason. An IPO is an auspicious beginning of the next phase of an organization’s life and the success or failure of this new phase will depend on how much planning and…

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Post-IPO Communications: What to do After the Honeymoon is Over

Michael Fox, Managing Partner, ICR While completing an IPO represents the culmination of a lot of hard work and planning (not to mention the effort it took to a build a company with sufficient size and growth prospects to go public in the first place!), it is actually very much the beginning of the journey…

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Miss the IPO? FAT Brands Inc. is Now Public

CommPRO Editorial Staff FAT Brands has successfully completed its Reg A+ IPO to Nasdaq, raising $24M by selling 2,000,000 shares at $12.00 per share. As of Monday, the company is now trading under ticker symbol “FAT” (Fresh, Authentic, Tasty). With the successful raise, FAT Brands added 120 new stores to the company’s diverse portfolio with the…

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Crowdfunding IPO’s Gaining Traction

CommPRO.biz Editorial Staff Crowdfunding as a way for companies to raise capital for an initial public offering (IPO) is a relatively new concept. It’s been legal in the U.S. markets for about two years. But, it’s gaining momentum quickly, as companies seek to bypass the traditional IPO process involving investment banks and limited investor access.…

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How Myomo Will Be The First Reg A+ IPO To Trade On The NYSE MKT

Webinar Overview Myomo, Inc. is a commercial stage medical robotics company seeking to become the first company to launch a Regulation A+ IPO with listing on the New York Stock Exchange MKT (NYSE MKT). Myomo develops and markets the MyoPro® product line of lightweight, powered arm braces to restore function in the paralyzed or weakened…

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How to Empower New IPOs

By Victor MacLaughlin, Founder & CEO, Capital2Market As an entrepreneur, I believe it is a tragedy that the number of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), or companies selling their shares publicly, has reduced significantly since 2000. From 1980-2000, an average of 311 companies went public per year. Since the tech bubble burst in 2000, the average number…

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Should I Stay or IPO Now?

In 2016, it Could Depend on Your Sector When planning an IPO, proper timing and pricing are perhaps the most important decisions to be made. However, with volatile markets, interest rate increases and an ongoing economic recovery, significant questions exist about whether the current environment is conducive to going public. The answer is that at…

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Trending this Week 1.22.16 – Chipotle In the Crisis Spotlight; 2016 Trust Barometer; #DigitalPR Twitter Chat

In today’s Executive Briefing we take a look at what is trending this week.  First we have Chipotle Mexican Grill… In the Crisis Spotlight, with Chipotle Mexican Grill – A Strategic Communications Survival Strategy and Crisis Communications: Where Does Chipotle Mexican Grill Go from Here? Also included is the 2016 Trust Barometer & Digital PR Implications. As we begin 2016 and start our sixth year…

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Crisis Communications: Where Does Chipotle Mexican Grill Go from Here? (VIDEO)

Editor’s Note: Chipotle Mexican Grill—still reeling from an E.coli breakout across several of its restaurants that has affected nearly 500 customers—is on the hunt for new PR agency. The move comes as the fast food chain continues to struggle with how to win back consumers amid the scandal. Ronn Torossian, president-CEO of 5WPR provides a few…

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