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Top 10 Technology IPOs In 2012

Top 10 Technology IPOs In 2012

Apart from Facebook, how many other tech IPOs in 2012 can you remember?


Despite Facebook making front page news around the world when it listed last year, there was in fact a total of 38 tech IPOs across the globe valued at $100 million or more in 2012.

Facebook’s subsequent fall from grace as its share price dramatically dropped also hogged many headlines, so here we rank the top 10 biggest technology IPOs that you may, or may not, have been aware of.

1. Facebook

Value: $56,890
Investors: Accel, Founders Fund, Microsoft and others.

2. Workday

Value: $9,288
Investors: NEA, Greylock.

3. ServiceNow

Value: $4,062
Investors: Greylock, JMI, Sequoia.

4. Palo Alto Networks

Value: $3,741
Investors: Globespan, Greylock, Sequoia and others.

5. Splunk

Value: $2,896
Investors: August, Ignition, JK&B, Sevin Rosen.

6. Vantiv

Value: $2,873
Investors: Advent, Fifth Third Bancorp.

7. Kayak

Value: $1,800
Investors: Accel, General Catalyst, Oak Investment, Sequoia.

8. Guidewire Software

Value: $1,702
Investors: Battery, Bay, Gabriel Partners, USVP.

9. Ruckus Wireless

Value: $1,407
Investors: Mitsui, Motorola Mobility, Sequoia and others.

10. ExactTarget

Value: $1,379
Investors: Insight, Montagu Newhall, OpenView and others.

The ‘value’ of each company is the value it held as of the end of December, 2012.


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