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Why The Hortonworks IPO Could Jeopardize Other Big Data Companies


Why The Hortonworks IPO Could Jeopardize Other Big Data Companies ReadWrite

Source: http://readwrite.com/2014/11/21/hortonwo...

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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Why why why must they rush to go public and ruin it for other companies?

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