Company · Financing

What are the pros/cons of choosing Series D/E funding over IPO?

Neha Jain I have done MTech and currently working in Pune

July 3rd, 2017

Last month, I read reports that a company might be filing for an IPO. A few days later I read that the same company had opted for more late-round financing instead. What are the pros/cons of choosing for further venture rounds in lieu of an IPO?

Elana B

July 4th, 2017

IPO would create liquidity and the value will be controlled by the perception the market has, however, raising private capital despite lacking of transparency allows the company to keep all under control avoid regulatory overheads and burdens and precludes investors from massively exiting thoruhg the liquidity event of the IPO