Why The Hortonworks IPO Could Jeopardize Other Big Data Companies
J Thoendell stashed this in Tech
I've talked with a number of VCs and each of them has expressed the same concern:
Hortonworks filed to go public way too early.
Given its still shaky financials, the risk isn't merely that Hortonworks will struggle as a public company. The bigger risk is that a weak IPO will hold back other Big Data companies with better financials.
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