The Direct Listing and the Future of Going Public

Courtesy of The Motley Fool

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief Last year digital music platform Spotify went public in a bold, unconventional way. The company filed its IPO through direct listing rather than through the traditional method of using financial experts to underwrite the IPO. The move set a precedent for future tech firms, with the media crediting Spotify for “reinventing […]

Solving Environmental and Development Issues Through Technology

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief In remote villages, where children and adults alike suffer from anemia (lack of iron in the bloodstream), the trick was to find a waste-free solution to dietary supplements. Small plastic packages filled with minerals are often used as a remedy, but this leaves a bunch of trash that doesn’t degrade. Instead, […]

The Value of a Business Plan

By Robert Hisrich There is an entirely different view held by most concerning the value of a business plan than was expressed in a recent presentation by a guest speaker. This speaker indicated you are better just discussing your business or business idea even with potential investors. While the most frequent reason for developing a […]