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How will Brooklinen, the luxury bedsheets startup, account for its $10 million Series A stock issuance?

Vicki and Rich Fulop, a millennial couple from Brooklyn, New York, went on vacation and stayed in a hotel where they fell in love with the bedsheets. When the Fulops made inquiries about how they might purchase the bedsheets, they found out that those sheets were not available for sale by retail customers.  Similar sheets […]

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How is Tesla’s balance sheet impacted by its issuance of common stock and convertible five-year notes?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is ramping up to begin production of the Tesla Model 3. The Model 3 is an all-electric four-door compact luxury sedan that will have a range of at least 215 miles. It will be the most affordable of the Tesla models, starting at $35,000 for the base model. As of mid-March […]

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How will Snapchat’s upcoming IPO impact its assets, liabilities, and equity?

For the past year, there has been speculation that Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, was planning to have an initial public offering (IPO.) Finally, in February 2017, Snap filed the paperwork with the SEC indicating it was going to be issuing stock soon. Snap’s IPO is expected to be the most expensive tech […]

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What is the impact on Snapchat’s balance sheet from its latest issuance of stock?

Snapchat is one of the fastest growing social media platforms with 16 to 24 year olds. Snapchat is privately-held, which means its stock cannot be purchased on a stock exchange. It may be getting ready for an IPO (initial public offering) sometime later in 2016 or 2017. In the meantime, Snapchat is obtaining funding for operations […]

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How would Square’s IPO impact its balance sheet and income statement?

Square, Inc., is an electronics payment company. Its small credit card readers plug into smartphones, making it easy for sellers to accept credit and debit card payments. Jack Dorsey, the founder of Square and Twitter) is said to have been inspired to start Square in 2009 when a friend of his was unable to complete […]

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How would Reverb, the online marketplace for musicians, record its issuance of $25 million of stock?

Started in 2013, Reverb is a company that provides an online marketplace for musicians to buy and sell gear. Its investors include country music superstar Brad Paisley and Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick. Reverb can be thought of as the “Ebay for musicians.” The wide scope of the Ebay marketplace makes it hard at times […]

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How does the new equity issued by Sonos, the wireless internet-enabled speaker maker, affect its financial statements?

Sonos is a maker of wireless internet-enabled speaker systems.  It was founded in California in 2002 and has experienced rapidly growing sales.  Its CEO, John MacFarlane, indicated that Sonos would exceed $1 billion in sales in 2014. In December 2014, the privately-held Sonos issued an additional $130 million in new equity. It will be using […]

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How does Birchbox report its issuance of $50 million in equity?

Birchbox, Inc., is privately-held. It was founded in 2010 by Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp and has its headquarters in New York City.  Birchbox offers a subscription service that delivers samples of beauty products to its subscribers. Subscribers can also purchase full-size versions of the products on Birchbox’s website. Birchbox currently has more than 400,000 […]

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What is the impact of the Candy Crush Saga maker’s IPO on its balance sheet?

King Digital Entertainment (NYSE: KING), the maker of the Candy Crush Saga app, had its initial public offering (IPO) the week of March 24th, 2014.  King’s stock was priced at $22.50 per share for the IPO; its par value is $0.000197 per share.  The IPO raised about $500 million for King.  Assume that approximately 2,300,000 […]

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How many shares of stock would be issued in LinkedIn’s $1 billion stock offering?

In September 2013, LinkedIn (LNKD) filed paperwork with the SEC for a $1 billion stock offering of its Class A common stock. LinkedIn reported that it would be using the proceeds from the stock issuance for working capital, expansion of product and sales organizations, and capital expenditures. On August 30, 2013 (a few days before […]

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