Tech IPO Season Warms Up – Hulu Planning For IPO

After a long dearth of tech IPOs, it looks like public filing of technology companies is back. Just in the past few weeks, we have heard about Demand Media – the popular content farm and Skype – the world’s largest VoIP service provider file for an initial public offering at the stock markets. Now, the […]

After a long dearth of tech IPOs, it looks like public filing of technology companies is back. Just in the past few weeks, we have heard about Demand Media – the popular content farm and Skype – the world’s largest VoIP service provider file for an initial public offering at the stock markets.

Now, the New York Times is reporting that Hulu could be the next company in line to file an IPO. According to sources, the company is in talks with investment banks to go public as early as the fall of this year. If true, this could be one of the more massive rounds of IPO filings this season. The video streaming service is noted to be worth over $2 billion. However, with falling traffic numbers and not so convincing monetization models, Hulu could be a recipe for stock market disaster if it fails to get back on track soon.

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