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    Report: Mascoma backs away from IPO plans

    Mascoma, a cellulosic ethanol maker, has been working on gaining capital investment from just about every funding source out there. But now it looks like the attempts to go public and raise $100 million have been pulled off the market. Gigaom's Katie Fehrenbacher had been puzzled that a company ...

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    Smith Electric Vehicles preparing for IPO and good cash flow

    Smith Electric Vehicles has been patiently waiting to go public on Wall Street, and the time might soon arrive. The Kansas City, MO-based maker of electric delivery vehicles supplies trucks to clients such as Coca-Cola, FedEx Corp. and DHL, and filed for its initial public offering in ...

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    Solazyme IPO nets $227.2 million

    Solazyme, a renewable algae-based fuels company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, has announced the closing of its initial public offering (IPO). According to the renewable fuels firm, the company netted $227.18 million by letting 12,621,250 shares fly at a price of $18 per, above the previously ...

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    General Motors IPO filing focuses on green technologies, serious risks

    Yesterday, General Motors finally submitted its S-1 document to the Securities and Exchange Commission as the first official step towards becoming a publicly traded company again. As we found when Tesla went down this path earlier this year, an IPO means a company has to outline the potential ...

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    Tesla IPO could go decently, or worse, depending on CEO's divorce trial

    Darryl Siry, who used to be CMO at Tesla Motors and is now CEO of NewsBasis, and so has a better-than-most insight into the situation, hears word that Tesla's upcoming IPO will go out for somewhere between $1 and $1.5 billion. This will mean that the opening price could be around $10-$12 a ...

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    Venture capitalist says investing in Tesla is less risky than other in automakers

    From DOE investments to venture capitalists, there is a lot of money flowing into the green car industry these days. On the whole, this is good, because moving the transportation sector off of oil is a long and expensive proposition. Just getting started is a huge task. Over at C-Net, Stephan ...

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    REPORT: Tesla IPO could be more a financing event than a way to cash out

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    We recently asked if the Tesla IPO is for you, and the results of that poll are about even. Just over half of you (51.4 percent as of this writing) think that investing in the electric car start-up is a good idea. Over at Businessweek, our ...

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    A123 Systems goes public, stock jumps 50% on first day to $20.29

    Massachusetts-based battery maker A123 Systems finally completed its initial public offering on Thursday. The lithium ion start-up offered 28,180,501 shares of its common stock at an opening price of $13.50 a share. Apparently, traders on the Nasdaq exchange thought the price was too low and ...

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    Tesla Motors IPO unlikely to come before late 2010

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    Back in the comparatively sunny days of early 2008, Tesla Motors was still hoping to launch an initial public offering of stock by the fall of that year. Unless you've been pulling a Rip Van Winkle, you're well aware of what transpired ...


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