The Billion Dollar SEO Company

Demand Media’s IPO has received a lot of attention lately. It can be difficult to make sense of all the numbers people have been throwing around, so wired broke down Demand Media’s business model in detail and their S-1 filing fills in many of the gaps. 10,000 Free lance writers, 5700 content pieces per day, Half a billion page views per month and lot more.


Biggest IPOs In History

Initial public offerings - when companies first make their stocks available for sale to the public—can generate incredible wealth. Last month, in the midst of a faltering economy, the Agricultural Bank of China sold $19.2 billion dollars worth of stock on its first day available, making it the third largest IPO in history. On August 5, traders will be able to excercise options that would count towards the IPO, perhaps pushing the ABC to the top of this list. Until then, this is a list of the largest IPOs in history in U.S. dollars.


Where next for IPOs?

There are a few reasons why a company may issue an initial public offering (IPO), but primarily a company will do it to provide itself with capital expansion without incurring debt. An IPO enables a company to gain access to a pool of stock market investors through listing its shares on the public stock, thus increasing its chances of raising revenue to drive future growth.