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Venture-Backed IPOs Still On Hold, But There’s Promise by The Wall Street Journal

In a six-week period between May 20 and July 1, four venture capital-backed companies managed to price their initial public offerings, quite a feat considering none had done so in the previous nine months. All four priced at or above the high end of expectations and now trade higher than their pricings.

Sensing the urgency to catch the market while it’s hot (relatively speaking), some venture capital firms have scrambled to get some of their best candidates in shape to file for an IPO, several investment bankers say.