Today, we take a look at the major tech IPOs from 2018. The IPOs were few and far between in the overall market. We shine a spotlight on the eight tech companies that were able to debut their offerings on the Nasdaq and NYSE in 2018 as we anticipate some major IPOs for 2019 (Uber and Lyft). For each company, we have included some additional information such as industry, valuation at time of IPO, change in valuation, select investors in the company, total external equity funding raised prior to IPO, and location to further the analysis.
The average time to IPO for the 2018 Tech IPOs was 4690 days from day of founding or 12.85 years Tweet This
The average amount of external equity funding raised by the Tech companies that went public in 2018 is $624M Tweet This
The 2018 Tech IPOs are collectively down 1.12% in value from their time of IPO versus -6.2% for the S&P500. Tweet This
77.78% of the major Tech IPOs in 2018 are for companies from the Bay Area Tweet This
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