Is a Compass IPO coming soon?

My gut tells me that Compass might file an IPO sooner than later — this year, even. In doing so, they’d seek to join the gaggle of private tech companies rushing to go public before the bubble (if that’s what this is) bursts.

More than 1 in 10 Airbnb guests have found hidden cameras: Survey

Cameras in Airbnbs have become a controversial topic in recent months thanks to a parade of headlines about unsuspecting guests stumbling upon surveillance equipment.

Airbnb launches partnership with DNA testing company 23andMe

The partnership comes amid what Airbnb says is a rise in “heritage travel,” or trips people take to connect with their ancestors’ homelands.

100% commission brokerage Fathom Realty will file for IPO

Fathom Realty, the cloud-based, flat-fee commission brokerage announced plans on Tuesday that it intends to file a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to take the company public. The company expects the documents to be filed sometime in the second quarter.

Tiny home manufacturer raises $48M in initial public offering

Texas-based Legacy Housing Corp. sold 4 million shares at $12 to raise funds for expansion into southern states.

DocuSign IPO brings windfall to NAR venture fund

DocuSign saw a strong first day of trading, bringing a windfall to the company and its early investors, including the National Association of Realtors’ venture capital fund Second Century Ventures.

Knock expands to Charlotte and already has a ticker for IPO in 2020

Knock is making good on its expansion promises and getting ready for an IPO in 2020. The iBuyer expanded to its second city and reserved its NYSE ticker …

Airbnb delays IPO and makes leadership changes

Airbnb has announced that an IPO will not be happening this year, and the company’s CFO and former Wall Street executive Laurence Tosi is stepping down from his position. In the end, Tosi and Airbnb founder Brian Chesky simply wanted different things …

Twitter COO Anthony Noto to take the reins at SoFi as CEO

Online lender Social Finance (SoFi), a seven-year-old San Francisco-based startup, has recruited a high-profile exec, Twitter COO Anthony Noto, to take the reins as CEO of the company, effective March …

Compass raises $100M on $1.8B valuation, IPO ‘possible’

Compass executives now may be setting their sights on an initial public offering, though CRO Rob Lehman insisted private investment was enough for now …