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Will there be an IPO ripple effect in Web 2.0/Social?


  • Facebook will IPO during 2011, partly as a consequence of the (so far) successful LinkedIn IPO. They will do so pushed by investors and founders alike. (very likely)
  • So will Groupon and Zynga. (very likely)
  • Foursquare and Twitter will too, but they don’t have revenue to motivate a high valuation, so the stock could collapse. (likely)

What others think:

LinkedIn- Let the Social Media IPO Show Begin

LinkedIn IPO- What Does This Mean For Facebook- – International Business Times

LinkedIn IPO Triggers Dotcom Bubble Debate – Enterprise Applications – News & Reviews –

LinkedIn ups IPO range, stokes social media frenzy – Reuters

etc etc etc