Gilt Groupe Inc., an e-retailer, and MobileIron Inc., whose software protects smartphones, are working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on their initial public offerings, said people with knowledge of the deals.
MobileIron Inc., whose software helps companies protect data that employees access on smartphones, is working with banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as it prepares for an initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said.
SAP AG, Europe’s biggest software maker, approached MobileIron Inc. about a possible acquisition to expand in programs for smartphones and tablet computers, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.
On a June morning in midtown Manhattan, more than 300 investors cram into a conference room at the Convene Innovation Center, nibbling on pastries and waiting for Renaud Laplanche to take the stage. As founder and chief executive officer of LendingClub Corp., Laplanche has rock star status at this inaugural LendIt conference, where Wall Street investment managers clamor for insight into the world of peer-to-peer lending.
Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are the most followed celebrities on Twitter Inc., yet the pop stars have even more “likes” on Facebook Inc. Now the world’s biggest social network is looking to capitalize.