Pre IPO Tech

Uber and Lyft Launch Ride-Hailing IPO Race

on December 10, 2018

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, and Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz discuss moves by Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. to file confidentially to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for IPOs. They speak with Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferro on “Bloomberg Markets: The Open.”

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Uber, Lyft Drive Toward the 2019 IPO Market

on October 17, 2018

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, Bloomberg’s Luke Kawa, and Kathleen Gaffney, director of diversified fixed income at Eaton Vance, look ahead to expectations that Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. will come to the IPO market in 2019. They speak on “Bloomberg Markets: The Open.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Spotify goes public: What you need to know when it lists tomorrow

on April 2, 2018

Spotify will make its Wall Street debut Tuesday without the protections of a standard IPO. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Santosh Rao, Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners.

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Santosh Rao Is Bearish on Dropbox

on March 23, 2018

Santosh Rao, Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners, discusses Dropbox’s IPO and outlook. He speaks with Jonathan Ferro on “Bloomberg Markets: The Open.”

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Spotify Must Prove It’s ‘Have to Have It’ Service, Lehmann Says

on March 1, 2018

Santosh Rao, Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners, and Mark Lehmann, president at JMP Securities, discuss Spotify┬áTechnology’s plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange this year. They speak with Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferro on ‘Bloomberg Markets: The Open.” Rao’s firm owns secondary market shares of Spotify.

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Uber CEO makes his first visit to India | Money Talks

on February 28, 2018

Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is in India for his first visit to the region. He’s trying to make inroads into India’s enormous ride-sharing market. But as Rebecca Bundhun reports, the company faces some pretty big speed bumps there. Santosh Rao, Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners, joins us from New York for more.

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