Google IPO Headline Roundup: The Press Lashes Back

I get a daily news roundup on the term "Google IPO" from, yup, Google News. In any case, the headlines that just crossed my desk are pretty uniformly…cranky. A sampling: WHY not to bid on Google IPO San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA GOOGLE IPO May Hasten Staff…

I get a daily news roundup on the term “Google IPO” from, yup, Google News. In any case, the headlines that just crossed my desk are pretty uniformly…cranky. A sampling:

WHY not to bid on Google IPO
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA

GOOGLE IPO May Hasten Staff Turnover
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA

JUST Say No to Google IPO
eWeek – USA

GOOGLE’S IPO: Asking Too Much?
BusinessWeek – USA

BEHAVIOUR experts see pitfalls in Google IPO frenzy
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand

VIRUS Puts Damper on Google IPO Pricing News
NPR (audio) – USA

Next up: the”Bloom Is Off The Google Rose” article. If history is any guide, it is already being prepped at any number of publications.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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