on April 3, 2018
Spotify shunned the traditional IPO route and used a direct listing for its first day of trading on the NYSE. Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, said the company has a unique story and the direct listing worked for it because the company didn’t need money at this stage.
on March 28, 2018
Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, joins BNN’s Catherine Murray for reaction to Spotify’s plan to file for a direct-listing IPO on the NYSE worth US$1 billion.
on December 20, 2016
BlackBerry is boosting its full-year forecast as it moves forward with a transition plan to become a software leader. Santosh Rao, head of research, Manhattan Venture Partners says near-term BlackBerry remains a “show me” story, but that there’s great long-term potential and that the company’s move to a software-centric model is progressing well.
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